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Integrating Wikipedia with scholarly communication

The Wiki Journal Project is intended to both make Wikipedia more scholarly and provide Open Access to peer-reviewed journal articles.
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Milner Library signs first-ever read and publish agreement

Milner Library is pleased to announce a three-year open access agreement with Cambridge University Press.
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Endless opportunities at the library for Milner scholarship recipient

Learn more about junior sociology major Tenaya Muhammad, Milner Library's first receipient of the Dr. Thomas D. Wilson Student Assistant Scholarship.
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Call for speaker series ideas

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) is accepting proposals for the 2021–2022 academic year Research Lecture Series.
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Milner Library’s physical building reopens

Milner Library's physical building reopens for current ISU students, faculty, staff, and retirees, beginning February 1.
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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.