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Science fiction fanzines to be digitized as part of major UI initiative

The University of Iowa Libraries, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, announces a major digitization initiative involving 10,000 science fiction fanzines from the James L. “Rusty” Hevelin Collection.
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Past, present, future

The next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn in Des Moines will offer an insider’s view of University of Iowa Libraries as a statewide resource focused both on meeting the needs of 21st century students and researchers and on collecting and maintaining historical materials.
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Whetting our appetites

Fill your mind, not just your belly during the University of Iowa Food for Thought Theme Semester, coming in spring 2015 with “appetizers” going on now.

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    • Louise Liers, World War I nurse October 21, 2014
      This post, by Christina Jensen, appeared on the Iowa Women’s Archives Tumblr this summer, and has since been featured on NBC news. On June 28th, 1914, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand […] Continue reading →
    • The importance of open access medical literature, by James Amos, MD October 21, 2014
      James Amos, MD, Department of Psychiatry at The University of Iowa, continues our celebration of Open Access Week with a guest post on the importance of free access to medical […] Continue reading →
    • The changing landscape of publishing: are we witnessing a revolution in information flow through open access? by Bernd Fritzsch October 20, 2014
      Open Access Week 2014 begins today, and we’ll be running posts by guest bloggers on open access and contemporary scholarship. Today’s post comes from Bernd Fritzsch, Chair and Professor in […] Continue reading →
    • Make the jump from RefWorks to EndNote with Hardin Library open workshops October 20, 2014
      As the University of Iowa moves to EndNote as its official citation management solution, we at Hardin are here to help with the transition from RefWorks (or any other tool). […] Continue reading →
    • Get an Introduction to NCBI Gene Expression Databases at our open workshop Tuesday, October 21 October 20, 2014
      This session provides an overview of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases that contain information on gene expressions. Learn how to search for homologous gene sets for selected […] Continue reading →
    • There is no mail going or coming at present October 18, 2014
      Head Quarters, Co. “A” 129th Regt. Ills. Vols. Chattahoochie River, Ga., Octr. 18th 1864 My Dear Wife There is no mail going or coming at present, but, as we are ordered out for forage in the morning with 5 days’ … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • Database of the Week: Business Monitor Online October 17, 2014
      Each week we will highlight one of the many databases we have here at the Pomerantz Business Library. The database: Business Monitor  Where to find it: You can find it […] Continue reading →
    • Staying Current workshop October 16, 2014
      Lunch @ the Sciences Library Workshop Staying Current: RSS, Search Alerts and More! Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:30-1:20pm 3rd floor computer room How do you keep up with the news […] Continue reading →
    • Library Science October 16, 2014
      Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Submitted by Gary Frost Feral Seminar, 2014 Resilience of Book Transmission Please join us for open forums, Thursdays, 2:00—3:30, Fall Semester Room 2058, Main Library We […] Continue reading →
    • Curriculum-Based Library Instruction Book edited by Amy Blevins published October 15, 2014
       Amy Blevins, Clinical Education Library at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and adjunct faculty in the Department of Internal Medicine edited  Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment.  […] Continue reading →
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