SIUE, The First 50 Years: Transforming a RegionSIUE, The First 50 Years: Transforming a Region book, written and compiled by Edward Meridian, 224 Pages. "As a possibility, before it became a reality, a university located on the rolling hills and bluffs near Edwardsville sprang from the efforts of a young and progressive group of community leaders..."
SIUE, The First 50 Years: Transforming a Region is available through the SIUE University Bookstore for $25.00.
The Mississippi River FestivalWritten by Dr. Stephen Kerber, associate professor and SIUE University archivist and special collections librarian for the Louisa H. Bowen Archives at Lovejoy Library, and Amanda Bahr-Evola, senior library specialist in the Archives. A volume in the Images of America series from Arcadia Publishing, The Mississippi River Festival is available for $19.99 at local bookstores, including the SIUE University Bookstore. All royalties from sales of the book go directly to the Friends of Lovejoy Library, a support organization for the SIUE library..