The INHS Library News blog is to inform users of new resources, library events, library systems downtime, and library schedule changes.

Friday, May 16, 2008

May-July New Books, plus Birds and Birding

The latest batch of new books is now on display. These books will be on display through July 11. Reserve items for checkout from the New Book Shelf either by placing a blue streamer with your name on it in the book or by emailing your request to

Can't get to the library? Try a virtual browse of the new materials:
Books added to the INHS Library collection in the last 60 days.
Create your own report of new titles from the UIUC Libraries.
Have a purchase suggestion? Use our online form.

Also, a sample of our books on Birds and Birding are on display in the tall bookshelf on the north wall of the INHS Library (straight back from the reference desk). These materials represent just a taste of the INHS Library's extensive ornithology materials collection, and are available for immediate checkout. For additional bird materials, browse our books area at Dewey 598. Looking for something in particular? Contact us (, 333-6892).

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Wildlife damage resources digitized

The Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management has scanned and posted the first 16 volumes (1962-1994, plus indexes) of the Vertebrate Pest Conference Proceedings.

The center's announcement states: "This is the longest running animal damage control conference in North America, and the proceedings contain valuable information on the management of a variety of vertebrate species."

Additional wildlife damage resources are also available on the Center's
Digital Commons site (scroll down to browse the list of collections).

Monday, May 12, 2008

Summer hours 8-5pm begin May 12

The INHS Library hours will be 8-5pm May 12 through August 2.
We will be closed Monday, May 26 and Friday July 4.

Also see, UI Library hours