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Article by Morris Librarians Among the Most Read

An article about using iPads in library reference service written by Morris Library’s Humanities Librarian, Stephanie Graves, and its former Fine Arts Librarian, Megan Lotts, was the sixth most-read piece in College & Research Libraries News in 2012.

New Exhibit: Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam

Selected photographs created by former Southern Illinoisan photographer Ben Gelman are on display in the exhibit Illinois Central Railroad: Last Days of Steam.

Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation Opens

Barbara Bickel's Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation will open in the first floor rotunda on Monday, February 11.

Writing Center Open for the Spring Semester

The Writing Centers at Morris Library and Trueblood Hall are now open for the spring semester. Morris is open during morning, afternoon, and evening hours; Trueblood is open during evening hours.

Four Libraries' Items Added to I-Share @ Morris Library

Thousands of books and other materials from four colleges in Illinois are now available to SIUC affiliates though I-Share @ Morris Library, our main library catalog.

SalukiTech at Morris Library Profiled

The Saluki Times has written a brief overview of the services offered by SalukiTech as part of its collaboration with Morris Library at the first floor Information Desk.

Basement Now Open

Morris Library's basement is now open for studying and browsing books and journals.

Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary Celebrated

SCRC is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation (January 1, 1863) with an exhibit that highlights narratives of three former slaves from neighboring states.

SCRC Receives Grant for Mary Carus Exhibit

Petticoats and Slide Rulers: The Life of Mary Carus, a traveling exhibit and programs on Mary Hegeler Carus during Women’s History Month in March 2013 created and curated by the Special Collections Research Center received an Illinois Humanities Council grant.

Congressman Jerry F. Costello's Papers Come to Morris

Morris Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the repository for the official papers of retiring U. S. Congressman Jerry F. Costello.

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