Civic Engagement...

One of the key components of the IUPUI curriculum, is a vital and lived value on this campus. The University Library engages with central Indiana community in a variety of ways.


The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund supports the University Library’s COLLEGE READY, COLLEGE BOUND research initiative, which examines how library instruction impacts student success and persistence.

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Citizen’s Energy sponsored the launch of the INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER NEWSPAPER COLLECTION, currently one of the library’s most visited online collections. The full-text searchable online archive provides access to Indianapolis’ African American local community news dating back to 1899.

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Each summer the University Library hosts a juried exhibition of ARTISTS’ BOOKS at Harrison Center for the Arts in Indianapolis. The exhibit showcases the work of book artists from Indiana and beyond and gives the public the chance to view highlights from the museum-caliber collection of more than 500 Artists’ Books held by the Herron Art Library, a full-service branch of the University Library.

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In the fall of 2012, the library opened LEARNING SPACES III, a leading-edge environment for individual and group study. Led by RJE business interiors, the project was coordinated by Rowland Design, Maregatti Interiors, and CSO Architects, all national leaders in the design field.

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Last updated by yooylee on 07/22/2014