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Main Stacks 13h
to that time the LCS (pictured) was our newest and fanciest library tech ⌨️🥳 P.S. We love ! They're not a "hastle" at all 😛
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Gies Business Jul 18
We spotted this new addition to the walls of the . Shout out to the 2017 Bronze Tablet recipients and the 2️⃣1️⃣ Gies Business students who made the list 👏
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Scholarly Commons Jul 16
Check out our latest, updated .ti libguide - done by our amazing GA!
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NY Public Library Jul 16
author George R.R. Martin wants you to read these books.
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ClevelandPubLibrary Jul 14
Today is the first official day that you can see The American Library by Yinka Shonibare MBE. See it up close and in person at Main ! Join the experience by sharing your story!
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New York Times Books Jul 14
"Son of a buttermilk biscuit." Look who's back. This time fighting crime and solving mysteries.
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Main Stacks Jul 12
On today's edition of "Important Former Bookmarks We ", a book lover's trivia challenge! 🤔📚 We're sure you know the answers, but if not, we know where you can find a book or two about it 😉
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UIUCWritersWorkshop Jul 11
Stuck in a mid-summer writing slump? Join our Graduate Writing Productivity group, every Mon & Wed from 9am-12:30pm in the UGL (upper level) to get some writing done in a supportive environment! Or check out our Graduate Writing Retreat, Aug 6-10.
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Main Stacks Jul 10
Cavagna! Now that's the gold standard for fancy bookplates 🧐 More about the Cavagna Sangiuliani Collection collection here:
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Main Stacks Jul 10
Replying to @elliewix
An excellent example of how bookplates denote radness! 🔖🥳 More about Faculty Bookplates here:
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Main Stacks Jul 10
Did you know that the labels like these in the front of books are called ? You can find of varying fanciness in the Stacks, often containing the phrase "ex libris" (Latin for "From the books of...") 📚🏷️😍
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Fake Library Statistics Jul 9
The average librarian walks a 25 minute mile; it would be faster if they didn't keep running into things while reading
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NY Public Library Jul 7
We're celebrating these meow-velous literary cats for !
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Grainger Engineering Library Jul 5
LGBTQ+ people in STEM continue to struggle to openly be themselves every day. Help promote the first Pride in STEM Day by contributing to on social media, & share your story or your role models to help boost the visibility of other LGBTQ+ people in STEM.
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NY Public Library Jul 4
Listening to on repeat all day? Check out some of the history behind the hit musical in our archives!
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Main Stacks Jul 3
We'll be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. More about Library hours here: 🇺🇸🦅 , !
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Fake Library Statistics Jul 2
Social Media Posts by Vacationing Library Workers
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HPNL Jul 2
Looking for a cool read on a hot day? Check out "Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World. 1780-1840" by UIUC's own Dr. Rana A. Hogarth! Available to read both online and at HPNL.
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Historical SciArt Jul 1
by Ernst Haeckel for his Kunstformen der Natur (1904) for ! View more in with thanks to for digitizing:
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Grainger Engineering Library Jun 30
Happy Asteroid Day! Hey, dig this. There are more than 1M asteroids that have the potential to impact Earth & through all the available telescopes worldwide, we have discovered only about one percent! Check out our Astronomy LibGuide to learn more:
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