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  • Arthur Canter, 1921-2018

    I first met the late Arthur Canter about five years ago, shortly after arriving in Iowa City. He would come to the library every few months and check out a stack of recordings and books to aid in his writing of program notes for a number…

  • UI Libraries collaborates to expand access to research data

    Eight Big Ten universities, a federal funding agency, and private companies come together to fund the development of Collaborative Archive Data Research Environment (CADRE) Students, faculty, and researchers across the Midwest and beyond…

  • Open Access to Research Data

    Written by Brian Westra, Data Services Manager This year’s International Open Access Week is emphasizing equitable foundations for open knowledge. Across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities there is a growing…

  • Graduate Thesis Boot Camp!

    Free 2-Day Graduate Thesis Workshop! Presented by The Lichtenberger Engineering Library, College of Engineering, the Graduate College and the Hanson Center for Technical Communication! December 17th & 18th, 2018   Open to current…

  • Scholarly Communications and OA

    Written by Mahrya Burnett, Scholarly Communications Librarian       In the libraries, we spend the whole month of October celebrating Open Access (OA), and with good reason. As scholarly publishing continues to evolve…

  • Guest post: Open Access – a fitting model for the case report

    During the month of Open Access week (October 22-28, 2018) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their…

  • Guest Post: Biomedical Cutting Edge Technology and Open Access Publication: A Synergistic Must

    During the month of Open Access week (October 22-28, 2018) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their…

  • Mole Day at the Sciences Library

    In celebration of Mole Day on Oct. 23 and National Chemistry Week, Chauncey invited all of his mole friends over to hang out at the Sciences Library. Now the moles have taken over the library! Find a mole hidden at the Sciences…

  • Guest Post: Open Access Journals are Subversive

    During the month of Open Access week (October 22-28, 2018) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their…

  • Stories Worth Telling: a talk with WWII Veteran Carroll Steinbeck

    Driving along Highway 77, there is a small sign indicating the way to Rubio, Iowa. I nearly miss it, but catch the sign in time to make a sharp turn down what looks to be the main road in this town of 35 people. I pull into Carroll…

  • Guest Post: Actualizing Unrestricted Knowledge Sharing for Collaborators, Partners, Allies, and Beneficiaries, Globally

    During the month of Open Access week (October 22-28, 2018) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their…

  • Deborah Howe visits as part of the William Anthony Endowment

    Last week the University of Iowa Library’s Preservation and Conservation Department were please to host Dartmouth College’s Collections Conservator Deborah Howe as part of the William Anthony Endowment lecture series. On…

  • Lessons Learned About Iowa’s Wild Bees

    In Dr. Hendrix’s talk “Protecting Iowa’s Wild Bees: Your Backyard Counts,” we learned that honey bees are the only type of bees that are social. Most bees are solitary bees! Solitary bees create nests in holes in…

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