Starting May 14th the Special Collections Reading Room will be open by appointment only for the summer months. Researchers should contact 812-237-2610 to make an appointment.
The Special Collections Department of the Cunningham Memorial Library holds the University’s unique physical and digital collections. Special Collections consists of four units: Rare Books & Manuscripts, University Archives, Digital Initiatives, and the Permanent Art Collection. These four units hold, preserve, and make accessible art, University’s history, local history collections, the world-famous Cordell Dictionary Collection, Rare Book collections on a variety of subjects, and provide digitization and data management support for the University’s Institutional Repository, Sycamore Scholars, and the community digital memory project, Wabash Valley Visions and Voices.
Come work in the library! The library has posted a full-time, benefits-eligibleNon-Exempt (bi-weekly) Staff position, Library Resource Sharing Associate, to the ISU hiring site.
Job Summary:Assists in all phases of the Interlibrary Loan Unit. Responsible for the appropriate sorting, distribution, and packaging of all Interlibrary Loan and Statewide Remote Circulation System incoming and outgoing mail. Implements and maintains procedures and policies. Ensures quality library services and resolves related problems. Serves as the Resource Sharing Associateand participates in the supervision of student assistants. Participates in goal setting and planning objectives.
The posting is now active and electronic applications are being received. For a complete position description, including qualifications, see http://jobs.indstate.edu.
The Library’s exterior building sealing project started May 17. A perimeter fence has been set up around the library, but the entrance and exits will remain usable. The portico [covered walkway] is closed.
THE REGULAR LIBRARY ENTRANCE IS STILL ACCESSIBLE. At some point in the project, the entrance will be closed in order to do a total re-build, and people will enter/exit from the south door. We will make announcements when this begins.
The project completion date is August 11. Staging areas for construction equipment include the front patio area. Work will begin on the front (East) side of the building. This will include caulking removal, re-seal and cleaning. This must be done before work on new curtain wallsand storefront window can begin.