Halloween Party!


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Join us Friday, October 28th for the ALISS Halloween Party! Your fellow student Courtney Blossom has graciously opened her home to all of us crazy librarians, so come dressed as our favorite science fiction or fantasy character. Bring your friends and family!

Some food will be provided – if you have a favorite dish you would like to share please bring it. Also, please bring any adult or regular beverages you would like to drink and/or share, music you would like to listen to and games you would like to play.


When: Friday, October 28th, 5 pm -???

Where: Courtney Blossom’s Home

227 N. Arsenal Ave.

Indianapolis, Indiana 46201

Graduate Student Processing Archivist Internship (BMRC)

The Organization

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) is an unincorporated Chicago-based association of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions with major holdings of materials that document African American and African Diaspora culture, history, and politics, with a specific focus on materials relating to Chicago. The University of Chicago serves as Host Institution to the BMRC.

The Color Curtain Processing Project

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has awarded a twenty-eight month “Hidden Collections” grant to the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) for our “Color Curtain Processing Project: Unveiling the Archives of Chicago’s Black Metropolis”. The generosity of CLIR will enable the BMRC to process over 10,000 linear feet of its members’ primary resource collections related to African American History, create EAD finding aids, and formally introduce undergraduate students to the archival profession.

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Reminder: Social Hour Today and Thursday!

Come have some snacks!

Please join us today (8/23) in RM 1126 and Thursday (8/25) in RM 1116 for a social hour after the new student orientation. Come relax, have some snacks and meet your new classmates. We hope to see you there!

September Book Club Meeting

White Noise by Don DeLillo

Our next Adult Book Group meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 16, 2011 at 7pm. We will again be meeting at Cornerstone Cafe in Broad Ripple, a coffee shop attached to Moe & Johnny’s. This month’s book is White Noise by Don Delillo. If you have questions or would like more information, please email Jared at jarharmo@umail.iu.edu or check out our Goodreads page.

SLIS Fall Orientation

Are you a new student at IUPUI? If so, come to the Fall Orientation!

Indiana University School of Library and Information Science – Indianapolis invites you to attend Fall Orientation

Tuesday – August 23, 2011

4:15 -5:15 p.m.

(Feel free to bring your dinner)

University Library Room 1126


Thursday – August 25, 2011

4:00 -5:00 p.m.

(Feel free to bring your dinner)

University Library Room 1116

755 W. Michigan Indianapolis, Indiana

RSVP by August 19, 2011 to mnsims@iupui.edu on which session you will be attending.