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Bridging barriers with Primary Resources

Teaching with Primary Sources Midwest, typically serves 17 states in the heart of the US, recently helped the United Arab Emirates train educators on using primary sources.
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Milner Library is here to help for the spring semester!

While Milner Library's building access remains limited at this time, we are here to help through curbside pickup, virtual research help, electronic resources, and more.
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Happy Public Domain Day 2021!

On January 1, 2021, U.S. copyright protections expired for thousands of works published in 1925. These materials have now joined Americans’ shared inheritance of creative expression known as the...
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Classroom culture focus of professional development

Illinois State University faculty, working with the GROWTH Change Team, are looking to revamp the culture of the classroom toward inclusivity.
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How a former student employee found her passion working with circus route books

Learn how Alanah Ruffin '19 found her passion as a student working with Milner Library circus route books.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update, November 30

This update includes a call for business names to be added to the University’s Supplier Diversity initiative, a Milner Library resource guide on systemic racism, and Deliberate Dialogues through...
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NaNoWriMo, pandemic style: writing as self-care

With all that has gone on in 2020, taking care of ourselves is paramount. Learn how creative writing can benefit your wellness and learn about Milner's creative writing contest.
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Whatever your major, Milner Library has you covered

Sharon Van Der Laan is head of Research Services at Milner Library. She knows how to find stuff.
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The life of Circus Lady Josephine Demott

Milner Library's Digital Imaging Specialist Elizabeth Harman shares her experience learning about Circus Lady Josephine Demott as part of digitizing more than 300 circus route books.
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Native American Film Series final fall discussion, November 16

This Fall 2020 semester, a film series and discussion forum has been planned that focuses on historic and contemporary issues facing indigenous peoples that often go unnoticed.