• Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday | Monday, January 17

    The Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, January 17 for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.  The 24-hour study will be available. The University of Iowa encourages participation in service projects during this week. List of campus […]

  • December 2021 Book of the Month from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin | Early Italian Facial Plastic Surgery

    TAGLIACOZZI, GASPARE(1545-1599). De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem. Apud Gasparem Bindonum, juniorem, 1597. 32 cm tall. Tagliacozzi studied under Girolamo Cardano at the University of Bologna. After graduating, he became a professor […]

  • New | Reflection Space at Hardin Library | Room 417

    Need a place to meditate, pray, or calm down? Room 417 at Hardin Library is a reflection room available to all whenever the library is open.  Silence is valued in this space. Room includes: lamps instead of overhead lighting small […]

  • November 2021 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library | Japanese Scroll from Mid-Edo Period

    Full newsletter including more information about Japanese scrolls and additional images.  UNKNOWN. Medicinal plants scroll from Japan’s mid-Edo period. Estimated date of creation is between 1727 and 1800. 29 x 800 cm. English […]

  • Anatomage Table | Video Tutorials Available!

    Hardin Library has an Anatomage Table available for individual or teaching use. Video tutorials on using Hardin’s table now available on YouTube!  Power On & Main Menu Changing View Options Save Screenshots & Presets Creating […]

  • Linda Lococo | Longest Serving Staff Member | Retired December 1, 2021

    Linda Lococo, Hardin Library’s longest serving staff member, retired on December 1 with 43 years of service. Linda worked in Hardin’s Interlibrary Loan Department, borrowing materials from other libraries for University of Iowa […]

  • Changes to Hardin Library Parking | Effective Oct 25

    The University of Iowa Parking & Transportation Department is removing coin-operated meters across the entire University and the meters at Hardin Library were removed on October 25, 2021.  Contact Parking & Transportation.  If […]

  • Hardin Library Closed for Home Football Games | Nov 13, Nov 20

    Hardin Library is closed whenever there is an Iowa home football (American football) game.  The 24-hour study is available when the library is closed.  Access the study with your healthcare badge of Iowa One card. Cambus detours on […]

  • Seeking nominations for the Benton Award

    The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions […]

  • Publish Your Case Report At No Cost To You | BMJ Case Reports

    Although many journals prefer not to publish case reports, BMJ Case Reports invite them, as an important source of clinically important information, particularly concerning: differential diagnosis, decision making, management, and clinical […]

  • New Resource: GIBLIB | On-Demand Surgery Videos, Medical Education, Medical Lectures, COVID-19 Information & More

    Hardin Library now has a subscription to GIBLIB, an on-demand video medical education platform that features lectures, discussions, surgical procedures, and more from physicians and other experts at institutions including the Mayo Clinic, […]

  • Iowa Regents libraries offer new grants to support open educational resources

    Libraries at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa announce a joint funding opportunity for the creation of Open Educational Resources (OER). This program is open to small teams of faculty, […]

  • Hardin Library Awarded $5.7 Million Grant to Continue Outreach as a Regional Medical Library

    The University of Iowa Libraries’ Hardin Library for the Health Sciences has been awarded a five-year grant to continue its role as a Regional Medical Library (RML) in the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). NNLM consists […]

  • Celebrating Open Education Week

    Open Education Week (March 1-5, 2021, #OEWeek) is a time when educators around the world come together to learn and share practices around Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy. While there are a host of excellent […]

  • UI authors can now make Cambridge articles Open Access for free

    On the heels of its recent arrangement with PLOS, the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) has entered into a second contract to bundle the cost of journal subscriptions and Open Access (OA) publishing, this time with publisher, Cambridge […]

  • Iowa City Darwin Day 2021

    Iowa City Darwin Day celebrates the benefits of science for humanity, and all are invited to celebrate this year by attending virtual talks by prestigious scientists! All Iowa City Darwin Day events are free and open to the public. Erich […]

  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Signs new PLOS Deal

    If you’ve ever considered publishing Open Access (OA) in PLOS Biology or PLOS Medicine, it just got a lot more affordable. The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), of which University of Iowa is a member, just signed […]

  • 2020 Fall Undergraduate Library Research Award Winners

    The University Libraries received several strong applications for the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA). Because of this, we were able to secure extra funding from the Academic Enrichment Fund thanks to the Friends of […]

  • Dr. Thomas H. Kent: Library Benefactor

    Dr. Thomas H. Kent, professor emeritus of pathology at the University of Iowa, died November 21 as in-person classes at The University of Iowa came to a close for the fall 2020 term. Dr. Kent was the youngest son of Frederick W. Kent, who […]

  • Course reserves for spring 2021

    UI Libraries are now accepting course reserve lists for the upcoming Spring semester at the Main Library, Hardin Library, and branch libraries. Please note the following changes. Not all libraries are offering to place print books on […]

  • Call for Nominations for Libraries’ Excellence Award

    The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the […]

  • Changes in Libraries’ services and hours

    When campus libraries reopen on Aug. 17, services will resume in phases. To begin the semester, the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, the Main Library, and the Sciences Library will allow building access only to University of […]

  • Countdown for Liftoff

    While we humans below the branches of a tall cottonwood tree along the Iowa River at Coralville’s Iowa River Landing have been preoccupied with the effects of coronavirus on our communities, a pair of Bald Eagles has been raising a […]

  • Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) Virtual Library

    In honor of April representing Sexual Assault Activism Month, the University of Iowa Libraries and the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) came together to offer you a virtual library. There you can find a reading list of ebooks pertaining […]

  • Sciences Library Trivia Night on Fridays!

    Hawkeyes, join the Sciences Library for Trivia Night on Fridays, April 24th to July 10th at 5 PM! The trivia will be led by student emcees Madison and Mason. The questions will be from various subjects such as science, arts & […]

  • Room Reservations and Viewing Calendar | New Website

    Click on the Calendar button to see upcoming events and registrations. Click on the Reserve a Room button to reserve a classroom, group study, learning lounge, or a simulator.        

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