• Free coffee & snacks at the Sciences Library for finals week!

    Stop by the Sciences Library at 120 Iowa Ave to enjoy free coffee for finals week! We have a variety of free snacks available for you as well as coloring and building blocks for breaks to reduce stress. We have three floors with places for […]

  • Art From Tragedy: Mauricio Lasansky’s The Nazi Drawings

    The following is written by Academic Outreach Coordinator Kathryn Reuter Mauricio Lasanky was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1914 to Jewish immigrants from Lithuania. Lasansky showed artistic skill from a young age — printmaking was […]

  • National Poetry Month Selections From Hardin Library Student Employees

    April is National Poetry Month, and these are poems selected by our student employees. Selections by Josh Hart stonewall to standing rock by Julian Talamantez Brolaski (entire poem) who by the time it arrived had made its plan heretofore […]

  • John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library Open House 2022 Book List

    Visit the John Martin Rare Book Room at Hardin Library for the annual open house, Wednesday, April 20, from 4pm-7pm. All are welcome/family friendly! Masks encouraged.  This is an in-person event. The following books will be on display: […]

  • UI Libraries Receives NEH Grant to Increase Access to World-Renowned Sackner Archive

    Special Collections and Archives at the University of Iowa Libraries was awarded a prestigious $350,000 grant supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The funding will be used to make the Ruth and Marvin Sackner […]

  • Celebrating Our Student Workers

    During National Student Employment Week and every day, we celebrate all of our student workers. They’re critical to nearly every aspect of Libraries’ operations and their service is greatly appreciated. Eleven members of the Libraries […]

  • Spanish Language OER with Giovanni Zimotti

    By Georgia Page, UI Libraries Student Specialist, Scholarly Impact, In early March, UI Libraries celebrated Open Education Week in order to raise awareness about open educational resources (OER) and other open […]

  • “Success!!” George Ludwig and the Explorer I Satellite

    The current Main Library Gallery exhibit, We Are Hawkeyes: Celebrating 175 Years of Student Life at the University of Iowa, provides a glimpse into many facets of campus life over the decades. Part of the exhibition focuses on the […]

  • Mass Market Ads of a Bygone Era

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Kelli Brommel from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “Reading Culture History & […]

  • Conservator’s Corner | Saving The Morgagni

    By Beth Stone, MFA Collections Conservator, University of Iowa Libraries When volumes arrive in conservation, the first step is a quick assessment. Often this entails physical inspection of a cart of 30-80 items, ticking off from a […]


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