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Edible Books Festival Competition Winners

Katie Hogan's Booklava Library was selected as the Grand Prize winner at Morris Library's 3rd annual Edible Books Festival on April 1st.

Librarians on Library Role in Recruitment & Retention

Morris Library faculty members Melissa Hubbard and Amber Loos published research on academic librarian participation in university student recruitment and retention efforts in a recently released special issue of Reference Services Review

3D Printer Demo April 8 - 10

The non-profit organization New Blankets will offer hands-on demonstrations of a Makerbot 3D printer and open source software applications to design items in the first floor Rotunda on April 8-10.

Dore and Dante Open House at SCRC

A rare 19th century copy of Dante's Inferno with wood-engraved prints by Gustave Dore will be shown at an open house at 3pm Monday, March 25, in Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center.

Buckminster Fuller Celebrated by "Inventions" Exhibit

A new exhibit highlighting R. Buckminster Fuller’s “Inventions: Twelve Around One” will grace Morris Library's Hall of Presidents in April.

Edible Books Festival April 1

The 3rd annual Morris Library Edible Book Festival will take place on Monday, April 1, 2013, in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors from 3pm to 4pm.

Woodblock Woodstock Event in the News

Woodblock Woodstock, an event that involved a printing press and free t-shirts held at Morris Library in 2011, is featured in College & Research Libraries News.

Grant for "America's Music" Film Series Received

Morris Library has received a grant to participate in the project, America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Two Scholarships Available Through Records Management

Two $1,000 scholarships for Fall 2013 are available from the Bill Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund through the Records Management Department of Morris Library.

Writing Contest for U.S. Constitution Day Seeks Entries

Morris Library is sponsoring a writing contest in honor of U.S. Constitution Day. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best essays. The topic of the contest is "Guns, the Second Amendment, and SIUC: What Would Make Me Feel Safe?".

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