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John P. Wilkin was the guest of honor on April 15 as he was bestowed the medallion naming him the second Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries. Library and campus faculty and staff, along with John’s family, attended the ceremony and recep …

In 1997, before he passed away, Christopher Millsap quietly donated a small collection of historical family documents to the University Library in his grandmother’s name (Martha L. Walker). Over the next 19 years, family members lost track of the exact …

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), a specialized international resource and service in the University Library. Based in the ACES (Funk) Library, it features the largest existing electron …

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A gift from a Library Friend has funded a display case (and permanent home) for a camera belonging to the Illinois alumnus who shaped 20th-century journalism.

Although it was years ago, I have such positive memories of the University Library—all of the kind help I received getting books and finding journals for my research. The collection was excellent. I never forgot that, and it feels really good now to support such a great place of learning, one of my lifelong values.

— Page Speiser

MSW, 1983