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A New Semester at Morris Library

Alison Joseph, Director of the Creative Writing program, wrote A Ghazal for Morris Library for the 2009 rededication.

Marc Liberta: 1962 - 2013

It is with a very heavy heart that the Reserves Department announces the death of our staff member, Marc Liberta.

62 New Reference Ebooks Added

Morris Library now has access to 62 more reference ebooks through our membership in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

I-Share Changes Case Study Published by Library Faculty

Professors Beth Cox, Stephanie Graves, Andrea Imre, and Cassie Wagner's report on changing the default search in I-Share from the Morris Library-only catalog to the full consortial catalog was

National Conference Ebook Presentation by Morris Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian Andrea Imre presented "Ebooks in Academic Libraries: Management and Access Issues" at the recent American Library Association annual conference, the largest

Two Receive Records Management Scholarships

Shannon Simmons, a junior in Cinema and Photography, and Evelyn Epplin, a junior in Communication Disorders, are the recipients of the 2013 Bill Potter Memorial Scholarships.

Kenneth G. Peterson: 1927 - 2013

Kenneth G. Peterson, who served as dean of Library Affairs from 1976 until 1991, died earlier this year at his home in North Carolina.

"Black Thought and Culture" & "Women and Social Movements" Databases Added

Morris Library recently added two sizable databases of specialized content to our collections. Black Thought and Culture and Women and Social Movements make accessible hundreds of thousands of archival documents.

Vicksburg Exhibit Juxtaposes Past and Present

“Vicksburg 150,” now on display in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors, commemorates the 1863 siege and capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Union forces.

"Headliners" Exhibit Highlights Music Legends at SIU

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

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