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"Headliners" Exhibit Highlights Music Legends at SIU

Back in the day, the SIU Arena played host to some of the biggest names in music.

Round Table on Sound Preservation April 30

Join RT 463 Sound Art and Practice II students, for a roundtable discussion about their experiences learning about the importance of sound conservation while working with Morris Library’s Special Collection Research Center.

Delyte Morris & Kent Keller Portrait Frames Restored

The frames for the Delyte Morris and Kent Keller portraits have been restored and the paintings returned to their rightful place in Morris Library.

Student Workers Honored

In honor of National Student Employment Week Morris Library held a reception in honor of its student workers on April 8, 2013. Without student workers, the library would not be able to provide the services and resources to SIU that it does.

Sample Furniture Available for Inspection

Visitors to the library are encouraged to try out samples of some of the furniture under consideration for the 6th and 7th floors

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.

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