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  • Earth Month 2019 – Protect Our Species!

    Earth Month 2019 Protect Our Species! Happy Earth Day! April 22nd marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement  While the Viet Nam war raged, the last Beatles album was recorded and Simon & Garfunkel…

  • Mystery of the mismatched covers

    About a month ago the conservation department received a book for repair from the John Martin Rare Book Room in the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Beth Stone, assistant conservator, noticed that the front cover of the book did not…

  • History of Medicine Society Presentations and Events | September 2019-April 2020

    University of Iowa History of Medicine Society Presentations and Events 2019-2020 All events open to the public. Thursday, September 26, 5:30-6:30pm, 2117 MERF Harold Adams, Professor, Neurology, University of Iowa Stroke and the American…

  • Exciting Kick-Start Successes!

    Creative Kick-Start Award Winning Projects! The Creative Kick-Start program was developed by the Engineering Library & the Engineering Technology Centers to encourage engineering students (undergraduate and graduate) to explore and…

  • Kick-Start Winners Poster Presentations!

    University of Iowa College of Engineering Research Open House Thursday, April 11, 2019 Creative Kick-Start Award Winners to Present Posters!   Twenty-two Creative Kick-Start Award Winners will be presenting posters showcasing their…

  • Making A/V collections more accessible

    Brad Ferrier, digital projects librarian, coordinates transcription and caption for Audio/Video (A/V) materials in the library’s collection. “Transcription is converting the speech in an audio file into a written plain text…

  • Malaria Discovered by Laveran | April 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    CHARLES LOUIS ALPHONSE LAVERAN (1845-1922). Traité du paludisme. Paris: Masson, 1898. After graduating from the University of Strasbourg in 1867, Laveran became an army physician like his well-known father. While stationed at…

  • National Library Week!!

    National Library Week! April 7-13, 2019!!     National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities.…

  • Revising in a Digital Space

    Two semesters ago, I had the opportunity to co-teach a course in the College of Education with my advisor and another graduate student. This course, Approaches to Teaching Writing, is designed to give foundation and practical knowledge and…

  • Invisible Bias: Data Bias in a World Designed For Men | New e-book

    The libraries now have an ebook with unlimited users of Caroline Criado Perez’s book Invisible Bias: Data Bias in a World Designed For Men. NPR interview with Criado Perez &nbs…

  • Part Two: A Librarian’s Disaster Response Gear

    By Nancy E Kraft: My Trunk Kit has expanded from a flashlight and a screw driver to include pliers, wrenches, screw drivers, a hammer, mallet, crowbar, string, twine, utility knives, caution tape, duct tape, gloves, scissors, flash Lights,…

  • Exhibit to Celebrate Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday

    Hailed as “America’s poet” by poet Ezra Pound and others, Walt Whitman is a familiar name to most Americans, even if they haven’t read his most famous work Leaves of Grass.  Even 200 years after his birth,…

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