Reference Services

Reference Services at the John Martin Rare Book Room, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, The University of Iowa Libraries

Hardin Library staff members regularly use the resources of the John Martin Rare Book Room to answer questions relating to the history of the health sciences and related fields. In addition, the library provides guidance and advice with regard to literature searching, locating historical images, and text retrieval.  The Rare Book Room also offers digitization and scanning services for individuals wishing to take advantage of the rich variety of illustrations to be found in the collection.  For more information, contact Donna Hirst by e-mail or phone (319/335-9154).