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  • Learn OpenRefine! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!!

    Using OpenRefine for Cleaning Up Spreadsheet Data!!! We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering […]

  • Join us for Library Events During Engineering Research Week!

    The University of Iowa College of Engineering has expanded its traditional Annual Research Open House event into a Research Week, celebrated this year from April 9-13.  The week now features numerous activities that showcase how Engineering impacts the university’s stratetic direction in […]

  • Check Out a Living Book!

    ENGINEERING LIVING LIBRARY EVENT!! Friday, April 13, 2018  2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lichtenberger Engineering Library  Friday the 13th could turn out to be your lucky day!! Why? Because that’s the day we’re having a Living Book event! As part of National Library Week and the […]

  • Check Out The Creative Kick-Start Winners!!

     CONGRATULATIONS 2017-2018 KICK-START WINNERS!!! Kick-Start is a program which was developed by the Engineering Library and the Engineering Technology Centers and it is now in its 2nd year! Engineering students – both undergrad and graduate – submit a proposal to receive funding […]

  • Camtasia & Video Creation! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!

    We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering Library Creative Space. The classes are half an hour […]

  • It’s Pi Day 2018!!

    3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286…. March 14th is Pi Day!!!   Beginning geometry students might remember finding the area of a circle – pi x radius squared…. But, what is Pi (π) and why does it rate its very own day? Pi is one […]

  • It’s National Worship of Tools Day!!

      National Worship of Tools Day!!   Can you imagine your life without tools? Well, you don’t have to! We have approximately 177 tools (we are always adding more!!) in our Tool Library! We have all sorts of things – from simple protractors, hammers, and screwdrivers, to the […]

  • New Exhibit! Overcoming Obstacles & Failures!

    Guest Blogger: James C. Cox Overcoming Failures and Obstacles to be Successful Inventing new things is rarely successful on the first attempt. Persevering through these failures, learning from accidents, and developing ideas is a key step to ultimate success in any field. Below are ten anecdotes […]