Sciences Library News

  • Lessons Learned About Iowa’s Wild Bees

    In Dr. Hendrix’s talk “Protecting Iowa’s Wild Bees: Your Backyard Counts,” we learned that honey bees are the only type of bees that are social. Most bees are solitary bees! Solitary bees create nests in holes in wood, bamboo, or in the ground. These solitary wild bees are […]

  • Protecting Iowa’s Wild Bees: Your Backyard Counts

    Join us at the Sciences Library for “Protecting Iowa’s Wild Bees: Your Backyard Counts” presented by Dr. Stephen D. Hendrix, UI Professor Emeritus. Wed., Oct. 3, 12:30-1:30 PM, Sciences Library 3rd floor Pizza & beverages provided while supplies last. Free & open to […]

  • Fall 2018 Workshops at the Sciences Library

    The following workshops are open to all students, faculty, and staff. There is no need to register in advance.  Staying Current Workshop – Thursday, September 20, 3:30-4:20 PM, SL 102  In this workshop you will learn how to:  Keep up with the news and […]

  • Top 10 Things to Know About the Sciences Library

    10. You can connect with us on Facebook and Twitter! 9. You can email, call, or schedule an appointment with one of our librarians (Laurie Neuerburg or Leo Clougherty) if you need help finding books, articles, or anything else for your research.  8. You can use our scanner on the 1st floor for […]

  • Natural Language Searching in NCBI Databases

    NCBI has improved its search functionality in the “all databases” search to be compatible with natural language searching. In the past, natural language searching for sequence data brought up too many results or sometimes zero results. Now you can search NCBI more intuitively than […]

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