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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.

Record & Book Sale to Be Held on January 18-19

Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will have a two-day sale featuring about 10,0000 albums and 1,500 books on a variety of subjects and interests.

Paul Simon Exhibit in the Hall of Presidents & Chancellors

“Paul Simon: Compassion, Vision, Courage,” an exhibit honoring the late Senator Paul Simon, is currently on display in Morris Library’s Hall of Chancellors and Presidents.

Blood Drive Sets Morris Library Record

Jennifer Freeze from the American Red Cross confirmed that the 36 units of blood were collected last Thursday was the most ever donated during a Morris Library Blood Drive.

SUR, National Geographic, and Illinois Atlas Archives Now Available

Morris Library is pleased to bring you three new journal archives.

eHRAF Adds Guide to Cross-Cultural Research

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) has added a Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research and a lesson on Explaining Human Culture to its Learning Center as part of a new beta interface.

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