Category Archives: Library resources

ISTC hosts Sustainability Film Festival during Earth Week

With funding from the UI Office of Public Engagement, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is hosting a Sustainability Film Festival during Earth Week on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Three documentaries will be screened at … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2014 – Water and Energy

World Water Day is an annual event organized by the United Nations.  This year’s theme highlights the link between water and energy: ” Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, … Continue reading

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Happy Pollution Prevention Week!

Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, held during the third week of September each year, highlights the efforts of organizations across the country in making pollution prevention a cornerstone of sustainability. The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Access more than 3 million grants with online directory

Read the full story in Inside Illinois. The competition for academic funding has never been greater, and now there’s a new way to help match campus faculty members with available foundation grant money and a host of grant-related services. Teaming … Continue reading

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Species Requiem Day: Display and Guides

September 1 is Species Requiem Day, which commemorates the death of the last passenger pigeon in 1914.  Her name was Martha, and she died in the Cincinnati Zoo.  In honor of this solemn occasion, natural history subject specialist Beth Wohlgemuth … Continue reading

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University Library Data Purchase Program

Notice from the University Library:  The University Library is soliciting applications from faculty and graduate students who need to purchase numeric or spatial data for their research. Through this Data Purchase Program, several purchases of data will be funded.  The … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards

The library is subscribed to the new online publication Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards. For full details and description, read the press release. ISGS geologist Andrew Stumpf contributed to this encyclopedia.

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How to Build a Great Poster: Some Resources

Thank you to Merinda Hensley for a very useful session on building a great poster. If you were unable to attend the session, the webinar of the workshop is archived at https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/330257351. Merinda has developed a LibGuide to support this … Continue reading

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A brief guide to University Library overdue notices

Here’s a brief guide to how the University Library notifies you about soon-to-be-due and overdue books. Reminders that a book will be due soon are e-mailed for items checked out from the Undergraduate Library and I-Share Libraries (more than likely … Continue reading

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Reports on Surface Water Resources of Illinois Counties now available online

Reports on the surface water resources of the Illinois counties are now available online via Illinois Harvest.  These reports were produced by the Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Fisheries from 1968 – 1975.  They provide an inventory of surface … Continue reading

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