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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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    • Database of the Week: World Bank eLibrary October 24, 2014
      Each week we will highlight one of the many databases we have here at the Pomerantz Business Library. The database: World Bank eLibrary   Where to find it: You can find […] Continue reading →
    • Open Access Week video available online October 23, 2014
      You can now watch the UI’s Open Access Week 2014 panel discussion “Open Access and the Public Good” via Iowa Research Online.  Professor Russell Ganim (Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) […] Continue reading →
    • Halloween Party! October 22, 2014
      Ready for Halloween? Get a jumpstart on your celebration at the Sciences Library Halloween Party this Sunday, October 26 from 6-10PM! Activities include: Private screenings of Halloween classics: Nosferatu the Vampyre and Young Frankenstein; Spooky […] Continue reading →
    • Story of Leprosy in Hawaii and Iowa – Lecture October 23, 5:30pm October 22, 2014
      The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear:   Richard Caplan, M.D.  Emeritus Professor,  Department of Dermatology; Program in Bioethics and Humanities, University of Iowa   […] Continue reading →
    • Mine thousands of engineering journals with one database October 22, 2014
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    • Paperity Aggregates All Open Access Articles. Finally! October 21, 2014
      Paperity, just launched this week, is the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of all peer-reviewed published open access articles and papers. Yes, that’s right, it aggregates not just the abstracts, but the […] Continue reading →
    • 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 →
    • Happy Birthday, Alfred Nobel October 21, 2014
      ALFRED NOBEL October 21st is the birthday of the late Alfred Bernhard Nobel who lived from 1833 to 1896. He was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator and manufacturer. In 1862, he […] 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 →
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