CARLI News

Steve Balkin Photographs of Maxwell Street, Chicago (Chicago State University) in CARLI Digital Collections.

This photo by Steve Balkin offers a view into the last days of musical performances at a cultural institution and now lost part of Chicago. As seen in the classic Chicago work The Blues Brothers...
 
 

January 20, 2017
By: Digital Collections

This Sunday, January 15 starting at 6:30AM, campus networking staff will be upgrading the firmware on a large number of network devices. This includes the devices in our Production Data Center. Since we have redundant routers and switches, I am not expecting any downtime during this work but I wanted to make you aware of it just in case.

Brandon Gant
CARLI

January 12, 2017
By: Brandon Gant


From Black Empowerment Collection (Meadville Lombard Theological School) in CARLI Digital Collections.

It's not only that this partly-burned item was saved, preserved, and digitized that intrigues me, but the envelope is stamped "damaged in handling in the postal service." How often does mail catch fire?

January 6, 2017
By: Digital Collections

CARLI is pleased to share that the collections of the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub, representing a collaboration between Illinois State Library, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), Chicago Public Library, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are officially live in DPLA and ready to explore.

January 5, 2017
By: Michelle Haake

Call for Proposals: CARLI Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance

The CARLI Technical Services and Collection Management Committees are organizing a spring forum on using data related to collection assessment, database maintenance, and measuring impact. We are seeking presentation proposals for our forum to be held on April 28, 2017 from 9:30-3:30 at Governors State University, University Park, IL. We are looking for presentations that share practical solutions for using collections data.

Example presentation topics include:

December 20, 2016
By: Michelle Haake


From: Monmouth College

Vol 2002: Ravelings

This page from Monmouth College's Ravelings yearbook offers top-to-bottom tips on how to dress like a college student circa 2002.

 
 
 
 
 
 

December 16, 2016
By: Digital Collections

Jen Hunt Johnson, Conservator and Preservation Specialist, Illinois State University

From that pesky drip to a burst pipe, to a power outage or contained fire, small disasters can carry all the stress of the big guys. Much like their large-scale counterparts, successful outcomes rely on solid preparation.

December 16, 2016
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All of the Z39.50 problems should be fixed now and the z3950.carli.illinois.edu service should be back online.

If you are still having any issues with Z39.50, please contact support@carli.illinois.edu to let us know.

Thanks,
Brandon Gant
CARLI

December 5, 2016
By: Brandon Gant

We are investigating a problem with Z39.50 to Voyager and have turned off Z39.50 to stabilize the server.

Once we figure out the cause of the problem, we will turn Z39.50 access back on and see if the problem is resolved.

Brandon Gant
CARLI

December 4, 2016
By: Brandon Gant

From  Doc Horrell Photo COllection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale) in CARLI Digital Collections.

Calendars in photos can be helpful for dating the image, but they can also be an eerie time capsule when they are in an unused space.

December 2, 2016
By: Digital Collections

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