• New Acquisition | John Martin Rare Book Room | Bleuland, Otium academicum

    BLEULAND, JAN (1756-1838) Otium academicum : continens descriptionem speciminum nonnullarum partium corporis humani et animalium subtilioris anatomiae ope in physiologicum usum praeparatarum, aliarumque, quibus morborum organicorum natura […]

  • Hardin Library Closed for Home Football Games | Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 9, Oct 15, 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 […]

  • Clinical Mobile Apps for You: AccessMedicine, UpToDate, ClinicalKey, BMJ Best Practice, DynaMed Plus, Johns Hopkins ABX, VisualDX

    We have many mobile apps available to you at no charge because of library subscriptions.   For information on installing them see our guide: UI Libraries Resources – Mobile Device Resources – Subject Guides at University of Iowa […]

  • Faculty, Graduate, Honors Annual Loans Due in June, 2021 | Return or Renew In Person

    All loans due in June, 2021 should be returned  or renewed (re-checked out).  Overdue books should be returned to the library and checked out again if you want to keep them. You will be billed the cost of replacement books in November or […]

  • Home Book Delivery Available

    by Cathy Cranston, Director, Undergraduate Engagement, University of Iowa Libraries Yes, you may request office or home delivery of books, DVDs, and InterLibrary Loan items.  Materials located in the Reserve Collection or the John Martin […]

  • Hardin Library Fall Hours Begin Monday, August 16 | CLOSED for Home Football Games

    Hardin Library Fall Hours Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9pm   Friday 7:30am-6pm   Saturday 10am-6pm   Sunday Noon-9pm   24-hour study available when the library is closed to University of Iowa and UIHC staff, students, residents, and faculty […]

  • Featured Databases | Influenza Research Database and Virus Pathogen Resource

    Access free to all Influenza Research Database: https://www.fludb.org Access free to all Virus Pathogen Resource: https://www.viprbrc.org/ These have NIAID-funded resources that support viral pathogen research.  Data is integrated from […]

  • Keep Hawkeyes Healthy | Face Masks Encouraged (but not required)

    Hardin Library encourages these measures to decrease the spread or exposure to COVID-19: Please consider wearing a face mask.  Face masks are not required in the library.  Face masks are available at each entrance. Wash your hands […]

  • Celebrate International Cat Day! | Historic Medical Book Illustrated by Jakob Cats

    Jan Van Beverwijck (1594-1647) Schat der gesontheyt. Second edition, printed in 1638 The interest of this book is not in its value to the history of medicine, however, but in its numerous emblematic copperplate illustrations by the Dutch […]

  • Residents: Guide to Services for You!

    Welcome new residents! We have a guide to services available to you: https://guides.lib.uiowa.edu/residents  Find your specialist librarian: https://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/liaisons/

  • 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 […]

  • In support of eliminating racism – the ongoing work

    Anti-racism subject guide As a research library, we have a responsibility to share and promote public access to important information about anti-racism, which we’ve made available in this anti-racism subject guide. Libraries staff update […]

  • 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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