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  • Learn & Create Workshop: Soldering Basics – Surface Mount

    Soldering Basics – Surface Mount Tuesday, September 24th; 5:00 p.m. Engineering Library Creative Space   Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas…

  • Accepting Nominations for the Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence

    The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional…

  • EXHIBIT: 95 [YEARS OF] THESES

    In 1923, department chair Philip Greeley Clapp established graduate studies in music at the University of Iowa, and in 1924/25, the first students concluded their course of study with the submission of musical compositions and documents as…

  • Learn & Create Workshop! Soldering Basics – Through Hole

    Soldering Basics – Through Hole   Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about, and build,…

  • Registration for Creative Kick-Start Program!!

    Registration is now open for the Creative Kick-Start Program!    Hey students! Are you interested in giving your idea, project, or invention a kick-start? Want to make that project a reality? Registration is now open…

  • Learn & Create Workshop! Patents: What Are These Things?

    Patents: What Are These Things?   What is a patent and how the heck can you find one? Kari Kozak, Head Lichtenberger Engineering Librarian, will be leading a FREE workshop on those very questions (and more!) Come and explore the…

  • Hardin Library CLOSED for All Home Football Games, Closed Saturday, September 7

    The Hardin Library will be closed for all home US football games.  The 24-hour study will be available with an Iowa OneCard or UIHC Badge.  Cambus does not provide bus service near the VA, UIHC or Arena area until approximately 1…

  • Learn & Create Workshop – What’s Happening in the Library?!

    What’s Happening in the Engineering Library Classes are just getting started – now is the perfect time to find out what is happening in the Lichtenberger Engineering Library! Kari Kozak, Head of the Lichtenberger Engineering…

  • New Learn & Create Workshops!

    All New Learn & Create Workshops for Fall 2019!   Check out the amazing lineup of Learn & Create Workshops we have this fall! They will be held on Tuesdays at 5:00 pm in the Lichtenberger Library Creative Space. Workshops are…

  • September Hardin Open Workshops | Embase, EndNote, Data Management Essentials & More

    Hardin Library is offering 11 open workshops in September.  Sign up online or call 319-335-9151 to register. September 3 APA Style September 4 Getting Started with Hardin Library resources September 10 Mobile resources September 11…

  • Students and Faculty | Data Management Workshop Series this semester

    We have a series of three data management workshops scheduled this Fall: Data Management Essentials, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11am-12pm Data Management File Naming, Tuesday, November 12, 11-11:30am OpenRefine – learn to work with tabular…

  • Students | How to Reserve Group Study Rooms @Hardin

    The Hardin Library has 11 group study rooms that can be reserved for up to 4 hours at a time whenever the library is open.  Group study rooms are intended to be used by groups of 2 people or more.  The 4th Floor of Hardin Library…

  • New e-books added to Clinical Key July-August 2019 | Peds, Ortho, Radiology, Vascular, Endo

    Essential Orthopaedics (Miller, Mark) 2nd ed Essentials of Radiology (Mettler, Fred) 4th ed Fanaroff and Martin’s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Martin, Richard) 11th ed Fenichel’s Clinical Pediatric Neurology (Piña-Garza,…

  • Color and Black and White Printing @Hardin Library

    Hardin Library printing and public computers are provided by ITS.   Color printing is available from ALL public computers.  Simply select ITC-Color as your printer and release the job from the print release station on 3rd Floor…

  • Return or Renew Books Due June 2019 – We accept returns via campus mail!

    All loans due in June, 2019 should be returned or renewed.  Materials due in June 2019 must be renewed or returned by October 1 to avoid being billed a replacement charge. You may renew your loans: by signing into my account by…

  • Welcome Back!!

    WELCOME BACK!!!     Remember when you were in grade, middle, and high school? Remember the lists of supplies you needed? The excitement of new notebooks, pens, and new backpacks? All those things designed to help make you more…

  • A Model for Chaucer’s Doctor | August 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    JOHN OF GADDESDEN (1280?-1361). Rosa Anglica practica medicine a capite ad pedes. Pavia: Joannesantonius Birreta, 1492. John studied at Merton College, Oxford, then practiced first at Oxford and later in London, where he was…

  • Behind the Scenes with the Engineering Library Staff!

    SEE WHO IS BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE ENGINEERING LIBRARY!!   The Lichtenberger Engineering Library staff is here to help you find what you need to be successful in your college career! But, who are we? And how did we end up here in the…

  • Welcome to the Sciences Library!

    Hello, new & returning Hawkeyes! Visit the Sciences Library this week to find a comfortable study spot, enjoy free coffee, and meet our staff! Our new exhibit showcases our staff, what they can do for you, and what they would like you…

  • Wulfie Parsons Music Library Guide: 2019 Edition

    In the summer of 2018, the Rita Benton Music Library “adopted” Wülfie Parsons, who belonged previously to Dr. Donna Parsons. He’s always on the prowl near the Service Desk, decked out in his Hawkeye black and gold…

  • What’s New For You At the Business Library

    Welcome, everyone!  Big changes have taken place in the library this summer.  Come visit—and have a successful semester. 4TH Floor Renewal The 4th-floor has been remodeled with new furniture and carpeting, plus a brighter…

  • Engineering Library News!!!

    Links at end of newsletter.   Infographic Learn & Create Workshops Highlighted Tools SPIE Digital Library eBooks American Society of Civil Engineers Research Library Course Reserves ICON     &nbs

  • 2018-2019 Year in Review!!

    Check out this fascinating infographic highlighting our past fiscal year! We’ve had an exciting year and are looking forward to a great 2019-2020!!  &nbs

  • Regular Semester Hours Begin Monday, August 26

    Interim hours end on Monday, August 26. Saturday, August 24 the library will be open 10am-2pm. Sunday, August 25 the library will be open Noon-4pm. Monday-Thursday 7:30am – Midnight Friday 7:30am – 8pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday…

  • Introducing Conrad Bendixen: Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian

    The Sciences Library is pleased to introduce Conrad Bendixen, our new Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian! Conrad comes to us from St. Ambrose University, where he was the liaison librarian in health sciences and biology for six…

  • Visualizing the New Deal for Youth

          The Summer Studio Fellowship created an experience centered on exploration.  The combination of being introduced to new tools, campus resources, and being given time created a space with which to examine the role…

  • Trotting along on my digital journey!

                   It has been a fascinating few weeks working on my digital project as well as attending the classes during the summer. A reminder of what I have been…

  • Qianyi’s Fellowship Update and Reflection

    Since my last post, I paused a little bit on the visualization of the networks on Meetup.com. Instead, I worked more on reading the literature on group dynamics, social networks, and organizational ecology and finalizing my research…

  • Crises of Confidence

    Hey blog, it’s Julianna again. In my previous post, I described the film I pitched… and how my life exploded this summer. (The too-long-didn’t-read: there was an accident, a week in STICU, and an aborted film…

  • Framing the Love Plot

    Since my last post, I settled upon collecting films with references to honeymoons and more broadly, to films that adhere to a romance narrative. Using IMDB’s keyword search, I researched films that contained words such as…

  • Visualizing 1930s Public Health

    As my last post discussed, my project this summer deals with a series of monthly reports by public health nurses in 1930s Native American communities. Each report includes statistics and a narrative description of the nurse’s work.…

  • Clustering cancer patients with different symptom patterns over time: 2nd blog post

    During the last few weeks of the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio Fellowship, I am revising my methodology paper as I discussed with my committee in the last meeting. In the previous data set, the dates of the first cycle of…

  • Blog post number two

    The first two to three weeks of the Summer Fellowship were a flurry of data mining and expanding my digital map, but the last three have been a slow crawl through scholarship on Christian pilgrimage in the Holy Land, data cleaning, and…

  • Working with Experts to Improve a Museum App

    The first half of my time with the Studio was a whirlwind of design, iterations, reading, reflecting, and revising. I spent most days alone in a cubicle staring at a screen working alone and made rapid progress (as I shared here). The…

  • A Tale of Travel

    I’ve been hard at work with data entry for my project this summer, see my full thoughts in my vlog below!   -Mac G

  • Beyond the Moon: Recent Iowa Contributions to Space Research 

    The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is an exciting milestone of space exploration! Our University archivist David McCartney has written about how Iowa research contributed to the safe landing of the astronauts on the…

  • Analyzing microtones and writing them for western classical instruments

    At this stage of the research, I selected 4 recorded audio examples all performed in one mode (3 pre-recorded and my own recording); first, in order to measure the frequencies and then, to look at the potential deferences between them. Our…

  • Teaching Digital Music Digitally

    Over the last several weeks I have been continuing to work on creating tutorial videos for works with trumpet a interactive electronics that will be appearing on my album I plan to release in December as part of my DMA thesis project.…

  • Animating the US Social Safety Net

    In my previous post, I described my project on visualizing patterns of US social safety net provisions over time. During the past several weeks, I took a deep dive into R visualizations to develop a GIF which animates changes overtime in…

  • Mapping Memory: Athletes, Commemoration, and Public Statuary

    When I first started my project at the Studio, I had no idea what to expect. I had some grand ideas of visualizing my project through a mapping program. I knew I wanted photos, I knew I wanted small descriptions of each statue, and I knew…

  • An Olson’s Goodbye

    An Olson’s Goodbye By Micaela Terronez For the past two years, I have had the great fortune of learning about the inner workings of special collections and archives as the Olson Graduate Assistant at The University of Iowa Special…

  • New Deal Youth Programs in Iowa

          During the Great Depression, youth, a group young enough to be in school, while old enough to enter the workforce, worried American political leaders. The fear was that they would follow the path of youth in Germany or…

  • Filmmaking In The Void

      Hi blog, Julianna here. This summer I’m working on a documentary film about my home state of Texas, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), a pipeline headed for the border, and whatever happens when it reaches Mexico.…

  • Microtonal Iranian Intervals

    My name is Ramin Roshandel and I’m a 2nd-year PhD student in Music Composition. My summer project for the Studio comprised of two parts: first is the analytical part and the second is the compositional piece. For the first stage of…

  • A Unique Document, a Unique Opportunity

    The following is a post written by graduate student Kristi Hager, who recently finished her certificate for Book Studies at Center for the Book. As a student in Dr. Jennifer Burke Pierce’s History of Readers and Reading course…

  • Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery System Down | Tuesday, July 9 | 8pm-11pm

    The Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and UBorrow system will be down for maintenance Tuesday, July 9 from 8-11pm.  You will not be able to log in to the system or request loans from 8-11pm. Please log in and request materials…

  • Developing an App for a Children’s Museum

    I’m Jeremy, a PhD student in Educational Psychology and the Learning Sciences. I study and design informal learning environments. This summer, with the help from the Studio, I am prototyping an app for a new exhibit at the Iowa…

  • 1930s Nursing in Native Communities

    In the 1920s and 30s, the public health nurse or “field nurse” was an important figure on many Native American reservations. These healthcare workers were hired to provide health education and preventative medicine to Native…

  • Feminist Activism on Display in IWA

    Over the next year, we’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Already, we’re marking important dates.  100 years ago on June 4th, Congress passed the 19th amendment, and…

  • Comparison of Groups with Different Patterns of Symptom Cluster Intensity across the Cancer Treatment Trajectory

    People undergoing treatment for cancer may experience a wide range of symptoms that can vary in their frequency and intensity. Experiencing multiple co-concurrent symptoms, also known as symptom clusters (SCs), can be highly distressing…

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