Author Archives: libref

Pets in the Library

Ever wonder if having a live animal living in the library is a feasible idea? Almost everyone has heard of Dewey, the library cat. Dewey came to his library by chance – he was abandoned in the library’s book drop … Continue reading

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A Look at The Oscars

Can you believe it’s almost Oscar Sunday? And not only is Neil Patrick Harris hosting, he’ll be performing an original musical number written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez – you may remember them winning last for Best Original Song … Continue reading

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Love is (Not) in the Air: Help with Anti-Valentine’s Research

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Did Valentine’s Day leave you with a case of the blues over mass-marketed appropriation of romance and any patriarchal implications resulting from February’s beloved holiday? Well, guess what–Wells Library is here to help you get out of that funk. We … Continue reading

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Digital Services with a Human Touch

January is now over and, hopefully, you are starting to settle into your classes and schedules. As it is still early in the semester many of you are probably not yet worried about the big paper or project you have … Continue reading

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Dragons in the Library!

Appreciate a Dragon Day was January 16th. Even if you missed this most joyous of holidays, it’s probably okay to appreciate a dragon at any time of the year. Fortunately, the Wells Library has some books featuring dragons to help … Continue reading

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Surviving Finals Week

With finals week fast approaching, if you’re at all like most of us, you’re probably wondering how you are going to survive the crippling stress of finals. Well, to reassure you that you can and will survive finals week, here … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Reads in Wells

Now that winter break is upon us, you might be looking for some fun reading material to relax with over the next few weeks. Why not read a wintery book to get into the season? Curl up with a warm … Continue reading

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Using the RPS Libraries

Do you live in the residence halls? Want to rent a movie, but don’t want to trek across campus (through the snow) to Wells? Guess what! There’s probably an RPS Library or Movies Music & More close to you! With … Continue reading

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The Auxiliary Library Facility: Only a Click Away

The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) is a high-density shelving facility for materials from the IU Libraries. It houses almost 2 million books, manuscripts, and other materials! While 2 million books and other items seems like a lot, Herman … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Results with the New IUCAT

As you may know, the IU Libraries are launching a new version of IUCAT in December 2014. While the current version is certainly usable, the new version will be more compatible with mobile devices and will have new helpful features … Continue reading

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