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  • Dong Dong wins Graduate Student Employee Academic Enrichment Award

    As the University of Iowa community, especially the student population, returns to work, after the holidays we are reminded of the pivotal role students are in fulfilling the University’s mission. We here at the University of Iowa…

  • Welcome back, Hawkeyes!

    Welcome to the Spring 2019 Semester, Hawkeyes! Here are three tips to help you start your semester: Check to see if your textbooks are on course reserve at the library Visit the Sciences Library to study in a comfy bean bag chair, carrel,…

  • Aulus Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina | January 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    AULUS CORNELIUS CELSUS (25 B.C.-50 A.D.). De medicina. Venice: Philippus Pincius, for Benedictus Fontana, 1497. Aulus Cornelius Celsus was a Roman encyclopaedist, known for his extant medical work, De Medicina, which is believed to be the…

  • 2019: The Year of Public Domain

    For the first time in 20 years, artistic works copyrighted in the U.S. will enter the public domain, opening up a trove of material published during 1923 to be freely digitized, read, and used as the basis for new works. But why is this…

  • Contrasting commercial library binding options

    Blog post by Abigail Evans, student employee, and Nancy Kraft, head of Preservation & Conservation This fall we took some time to review our two commercial bindery practices for monographs: DigiCovers and standard solid-color library…

  • Data Science Institute | Learn Python, Jupyter Notebooks, Tidyverse/R, Stata, High Performance Computing with Argon | Free | January 7-10

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 7-10, 2019. The workshop is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Social Science…

  • Snowflakes & Snow Exhibit

    It’s fun to catch snowflakes on your tongue, cut out paper snowflakes, and shovel snowflakes—oops, no. Starting again—it’s fun to catch snowflakes on your tongue, cut out paper snowflakes, and we’re…

  • Katelyn Foster wins Bentz Scholarship

    With winter break around the bend, campus wide student employee supervisors contemplate how to cope with the dramatic drop off of help to be had over the holidays. This poses unique challenges, but most of all it makes us appreciate…

  • ClinicalKey, Scopus and many Elsevier journals working again

    ClinicalKey, Scopus and Science Direct should all be working as expected. If you have problems, please call us at 319-335-9151.…

  • UI Libraries and student government collaborate to reduce textbook costs

    How will I afford my textbooks this semester? Can I pass this course even though I don’t have the book?  Is it illegal to download this PDF of the book that I found online? These are the kinds of questions students ask at the…

  • Finals Week Snacks & Snowflakes

    During Finals Week, Chauncey reviews his notes, gets enough sleep, and studies with friends at the Sciences Library. He creates his own study guides and asks himself questions that might be on his exams. When he gets tired, he finds it…

  • Extended Hours for Finals Week!

    It’s that time again – FINALS WEEK! Are you finding that you are having trouble concentrating when you try and study in your room? Too many distractions? The couch and TV or gaming system just too close? Or that nice, soft,…

  • DOIs for Theses and Dissertations

    All theses and dissertations in Iowa Research Online have now been assigned DOIs. DOIs, or Digital Object Identifiers, are unique and persistent IDs for electronically published documents. DOIs will be used by publications citing your…

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