Publications

The Friendscript newsletter highlights current gifts to the Library as well as the Library’s collections, faculty, programs, and services. It is published three times each year and mailed to Library Friends.

Current Issue
Spring 2017
  • President's Council Spotlight
  • Inaugural Ralph Fisher Library Scholars Celebrated
  • Grants and Awards Received
  • Did You Know?
  • Library Is Looking For
  • Upcoming Events
  • Books Served Up at Annual Festival
  • Congratulations to Graduating Student Employees
Friendscript Back Issues
Friendscript – Winter 2016-17 Download
Friendscript – Fall 2016 Download
Friendscript – Spring 2016 Download
Friendscript – Winter 2015-16 Download
Friendscript – Fall 2015 Download
Friendscript – Spring 2015 Download
Friendscript – Winter 2014-15 Download
Friendscript – Fall 2014 Download
Friendscript – Spring 2014 Download
Friendscript – Winter 2013-14 Download
Friendscript – Fall 2013 Download

The Compendium is an informational newsletter for campus faculty. Its purpose is to promote the programs and services of the University Library and to foster communication about important Library-related issues.

Current Issue
Spring 2017
  • Wilkin Serving as Interim Provost at Illinois
  • Mischo is Acting University Librarian
  • NNew Digital Publishing Initiative
  • Free DocExpress Services
  • New Disability Resource Guides
  • Library Part of DPLA Service Hub
  • What Illinois Faculty are Saying About the Library
  • Meet Mara Thacker
Compendium Back Issues
The Compendium – Fall 2016 Download
The Compendium – Spring 2016 Download
The Compendium – Fall 2015 Download
The Compendium – Spring 2015 Download
The Compendium – Fall 2014 Download
The Compendium – Spring 2014 Download

The Annual Report provides highlights from the fiscal year.

Current Issue
FY2016
  • By The Numbers
  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Letter from the University Librarian
  • Financial Statement
  • Endowment Funds
  • Contributions
  • Memorial and Tribute Gifts
  • Acknowledgments
Annual Report Back Issues
Library Annual Report – FY2015 Download
Library Annual Report – FY2014 Download