Book, "The Types of Mankind" found in Clinton Library.
(Chris Wills, Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum)
August 05, 2014

Lincoln Signature Discovered In Clinton Library Book

A book that Abraham Lincoln read and signed has lingered long unrecognized on the shelves of the Vespasian Warner Public Library in Clinton.


December 9. 1941 Daily Illini
(University of Illinois Library)
July 28, 2014

Exploring the U of I Library’s New Digital Newspaper Collections

The main library at the University of Illinois' Urbana campus has been putting old newspapers on the web since 2005.  But thanks to a recent grant, the newest version includes coverage in areas outside Illinois, and new topics, extending back to the mid-1800's.


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July 22, 2014

9/11 Commission Issues An Update On Anniversary Of Report

Ten years after its landmark report on terrorism, the 9/11 Commission has released an update in which it notes continued problems. But in 2014, the dangers have shifted geographically — and online, the commission's former members say.


George Zimmerman, center, is directed by a Seminole County Deputy and his attorney Mark O'Mara during a court hearing Thursday April 12, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.
(Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel, Pool/AP)
July 15, 2014

The George Zimmerman Trial, One Year Later

George Zimmerman's trial for killing Trayvon Martin became a flashpoint for raucous, heated debates — conversations about racial profiling, gun laws, and the criminal justice system.


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