• Iowa Rocks!

    Iowa is not known for having an especially dramatic landscape. But in fact there are many hidden gems to be found in this particular plot of so-called flyover country. Among them is Wildcat Den State Park in southeastern Iowa. According to […]

  • Sackner Archive: Merz, Schwitters, Art

    Timothy Shipe, curator of the International Dada Archive and co-curator of the Sackner Archive exhibition in the Main Library Gallery, has some stories to share about poet artist Kurt Schwitters and his Merz publications in this new video. […]

  • Sci-Fi Flix: Fact or Fiction?

    SCI-FI FLIX! FACTS OR FICTION? Come Join Us And Discover the Truth!     You are watching the latest Sci-Fi movie and something happens and you know that it is impossible. And you really want to talk about how impossible it […]

  • It’s Open Access Week!

      It’s Open Access Week! So, what exactly does that mean? Open Access (OA) refers to the free, online availability of research articles. That helps researchers so they don’t hit a paywall – suddenly get to a point in […]

  • From Alabama to the Barrio: Ernest Rodriguez and the Fight Against Racism in Iowa

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

  • In Memory of Dr. Marvin Sackner

    The following was written by International Dada Curator Timothy Shipe It is with profound sorrow that we note the passing of Dr. Marvin Sackner on Tuesday, September 29 at age 88, just a few weeks after the opening of this exhibition. For […]

  • AAPT Book Archive collection: one-year trial access

    The UI Libraries has free trial access to the AAPT Book Archive collection for one year. The AAPT Book Archive collection includes 34 titles originally published in print between 1977 and 2017. In partnership with the American Association […]

  • Girls In Aviation Day 2020!

      This Saturday, September 26th is Girls In Aviation Day! “Flying is so much more than just a quick way to traverse space. It’s freedom and color and form and style. I am at home in the air.” Amelia Earhart, Feb. 7, […]

  • Red, Orange, Yellow: The Science of Fall Foliage

    The autumnal equinox occurred on Tuesday, September 22 this year. This marks the turning point when the sun passes over the Earth’s equator, and the hours of daylight and night are close to equal. From this point on, the hours of […]

  • Lost Item Email

    Have you received an email indicating you are being billed for a lost item? Don’t panic! The Library system has had the email notification system turned off until a few days ago. Because the library has been closed to the public for […]


Library Locations

We have the resources to fuel your research & creative projects

Federal Depository Library Program

The University of Iowa Libraries is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government information. Access to the government information collection is open to the public. More information can be found here.

Leave a Legacy, Make a Difference.

Help Support the University of Iowa Libraries!

Projects and Ways to Give to Our Libraries