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  • Virtual Boot Camp!

       Virtual Boot Coming to a Computer Near You! Wednesdays, June 10 – July 29 2:00 – 2:30 pm (CDT) Calling all graduate and undergraduate students, researchers, faculty and staff! Are you working on your thesis, […]

  • New PubMed | 10-min video introduction to changes by Iowa librarian

    Last week, the new interface of PubMed became the default and now the UI Link button displays in this version. Although the changes to how PubMed works are not substantial, the functionality is improved for those who access through a […]

  • In support of eliminating racism

    This is not news: a deep divide continues to tear at this country. Injustices widen the gap. COVID-19 has affected more black, Latinx, and Native Americans than any others. People of Asian descent are experiencing heightened racism. The […]

  • A SLIS Capstone Experience Part II: The Final Steps of “The Mysterious Film Print-Block Collection” from Galena, IL by Traci Bruns

    During the Spring 2020 semester, I researched and examined types of gender bias that could have been used in advertisements to promote and sell tickets Classic Hollywood films from the 1940’s to the 1950’s. For this research, I […]

  • Pauline Humphrey & African American Beauty Culture in Iowa

    This post by IWA Graduate Research Assistant Heather Cooper is the fifth installment in our series highlighting African American history in the Iowa Women’s Archives collections. The series ran weekly during Black History Month, and […]

  • The Interdisciplinary Avenues of Adjusting to the Circumstances

    At the end of my Capstone experience and the certificate program I’m looking back at two semesters where I got to experience what it means to be engaged in the Digital Humanities, and even – with the second half of the spring […]

  • Anyone can listen with a scientific ear!

    In his newest book, Birdsong for the Curious Naturalist, Donald Kroodsma invites us to listen to bird sound not simply to make a quick species identification, but to listen “for deeper understanding of each singing bird,” […]

  • Doing Digital Work From My One-Bedroom Apartment

    The second half of the semester has been difficult for a million different reasons. Many of us are relegated to small apartments or bedrooms, some of us have roommates, and many of us are far from our loved ones, which makes this […]

  • Finding COVID-19 Coronavirus US Legislative Information

    For the latest news on Covid-19 legislation, there are a couple of news sources that may be of interest, and you can use these to get a clear overview of the main parts of a law or a bill. These sites often go beyond the headlines and look […]

  • Do You Hear What I Hear?

    The pandemic has found some of us out taking more walks than usual. In some places human noise has subsided and it’s possible to hear more nonhuman sound than usual. Perhaps you’re hearing more bird sounds and wonder what they […]

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