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  • Our Professor Higbee Portrait is Home!

      Frederic Goodson Higbee Professor & Head of Engineering Drawing 1905 – 1952   We, here in the Engineering Library, are very happy to have the portrait of Frederic Goodson Higbee back home again! The portrait of…

  • Pagan heads to Puerto Rico for cultural heritage conservation project

    Candida Pagan, project conservator, traveled to Puerto Rico in early February to participate in the Helping Puerto Rican Heritage Project (HPRH). Puerto Rico faces specific preservation challenges due to the tropical climate. Salt and…

  • Moveable Medicine | John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library | Annual Open House | Thursday, March 28, 4-7pm

    Moveable Medicine : A look at flap books from the John Martin Rare Book Room collection Thursday, March 28th 4-7 pm John Martin Rare Book Room 4th floor of the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences Join us to learn the history and…

  • Saving Susiana Project

    The project I am presently pursuing revolves around the ancient site of Susa, Modern Sush, also known as Suse, Shush, and Susiana. The site, has been excavated sporadically since 1897 by French Archaeologists under the Ministry of Culture,…

  • Robert Knox | Man, his structure and physiology | March 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    ROBERT KNOX (1791-1862). Man, his structure and physiology : popularly explained and demonstrated. 2nd ed. London ; New York: H. Bailliere, 1858. This popular introduction to anatomy and physiology was written by the noted…

  • Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table

    Colored bismuth crystals, bright copper, silicon circuits, and more shine in our new exhibit celebrating 2019: The International Year of the Periodic Table! One hundred and fifty years ago, Dmitri Mendeleev published a draft of the first…

  • UI Libraries announces OpenHawks grant program for Open Educational Resources (OER)

    The University of Iowa Libraries announces OpenHawks, a campus-wide grant program that funds faculty efforts to adopt or develop Open Educational Resources (OER) for enhanced student success. What are OER? OER (such as textbooks, videos,…

  • Celebrate Open Education Week!!

    Open Education Week! March 4-8, 2019 UI Libraries has scheduled events throughout Open Education Week!  Open Education Week is a global celebration of the Open Education movement. The Libraries has always supported and provided…

  • Scientists Celebrate Earth Day at the Sciences Library!

    Join us at the Sciences Library on Friday, April 26th from 2-4:30 pm as we celebrate Earth Day! Explore climate science through hands-on experiments with Dr. Stone’s chemistry research group, the Iowa City Science Booster Club,…

  • Public Engagement with a Digital Twist

    My PDH certificate capstone project isn’t like most. I’m not building an interactive map or an archive, and I’m not learning R (thank goodness). Rather, I’m using WordPress as a tool to increase audience and add…

  • Nancy Kraft travels to Berlin for ISO meeting

    Nancy Kraft, Head of Preservation & Conservation, recently traveled to Berlin for an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) meeting. The meeting was one of many work sessions to draft and publish a new international…

  • Iowa City Darwin Day 2019

    Iowa City Darwin Day celebrates science, evolution, and Darwin’s birthday this week! Sharon DeWitte and Ana Duggan will give talks about their research into epidemics and infectious diseases. Jeanne Serb will speak about the…

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