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Library remains vital during pandemic

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Advocates Advance Library Cause

Diverse group spearheads support efforts

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Heise Takes On Senior Advancement Role

New director comes full circle in returning to UI campus

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Building Project Update

Renovation plans continue to take shape

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A Librarian and a Scholar: University grants honorary degree to Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

At its 2019 ceremony, the University of Illinois bestowed a Doctor of Humane Letters degree on Carla Hayden, the 14th person to serve as Librarian of Congress and only the third trained librarian to hold that position.

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Renovations Planned for Main Library

Projects provide service, style, and scholarly opportunities

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Take Note: Music and Performing Arts Library Will Mark Milestone

Unit to celebrate 75th anniversary this fall

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Section diagram of Main Library

Building Project Update

Major Library plans proceed on schedule

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Partnership Produces Historic Exhibit

Archives, UI Alumni Alliance collaborate on Welcome Gallery

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Building Project Moving Ahead

Last fall, Dean John Wilkin put forth a vision of a reconceptualized Library space that would establish a collections-centered research hub for the humanities and social sciences, and restyle the Undergraduate Library as a home for special collections (see Friendscript, Fall 2018).

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