• Popular Pharmacy Handbook of Medieval Europe | November Book of the Month from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    by Damien Ihrig, Curator, John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library MESUË THE YOUNGER (fl. ca. 1200?). Canones universales. First Giunta edition. Printed in Venice by Luca-Antonio Giunta, 1527. 388 leaves. 32 cm tall. Mesue’s […]

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours @Hardin Library

    Hardin Library will have shorter hours during the week of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The 24-hour study will be available to UIHC and University of Iowa affiliates whenever the library is closed. Friday, November 18 7:30am-6pm regular […]

  • WHO COVID-19 Research Database

    WHO COVID-19 Research Database    “The global literature cited in the WHO COVID-19 Research Database is updated daily (Tuesday through Saturday) from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searching, and the addition of other […]

  • Jonathan Reeder | Researcher in Ancient Mental Health | History of Medicine | Video Available

      Jonathan Reeder is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Iowa. He teaches courses in ancient medicine and a variety of others concerning the ancient world. His research centers on the […]

  • Celebrating Open Access Week and a new resource for UI scholars

    Happy Open Access Week! We’re celebrating this year’s theme “Open for Climate Justice” with an Iowa Research Online featured collection of recent University of Iowa scholar-authored open access journal articles related to climate […]

  • Newton Road Sidewalk Closed October 10 through 21

    The sidewalk between the Hardin Library bus stop and Hardin’s parking lot  beginning Monday, Oct. 10. The closure is expected last through Friday, Oct. 21. Access to the first floor entrance will be available only from the direction of […]

  • Nominations open for the Benton Award for Excellence

    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 […]

  • Homecoming Week | Hardin Closed Sat, Oct 29 | Bus Service Disrupted Fri Afternoon, Oct 28 | Downtown Parade Route

    Homecoming is here once again. Hardin Library will be closed on Saturday, October 29 due to the home Iowa vs. Northwestern football game.  Kickoff is 2pm.  The 24-hour study is available. Cambus routes will detour Friday afternoon […]

  • October is Medical Librarians Month | Make Better Decisions Faster

    For better data, research, costs, and patient outcomes: consult your medical librarian. Aitken, E. M., Powelson, S. E., Reaume, R. D., & Ghali, W. A. (2011). Involving Clinical Librarians at the Point of Care: Results of a Controlled […]

  • Construction @ Hardin

    Beginning this month, construction will begin in Hardin Library that will transform the space into one that we hope will be more welcoming and more relevant to your needs.  By the end of the project, which will take two years: quiet study […]

  • How To Set Up EndNote To Find Full Text

    Here is how to set up EndNote to find full text so you can save entire articles in your library.   To set up Find Full Text: From the Edit menu, select Preferences. Click on Find Full Text. In the Open URL Path box, enter:  […]

  • UI Libraries Favorite Banned Books | Banned Books Week 2022

    Libraries respect everyone’s freedom to read what they choose. Staff across all University of Iowa Libraries selected some of their favorite banned books this year:  1984 George Orwell The 1619 Project Nicole Hannah-Jones The Absolutely […]

  • Libraries partner with City of Literature for ‘Stories from Ukraine’ project

    Local libraries are teaming up with the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature to celebrate Ukraine during the week of June 13. The “Stories from Ukraine” project is a series of videos that offer a chance for viewers to better understand […]

  • 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 […]

  • NEW: Three Women for Equality: Christine Grant, Peggy Burke, and Bonnie Slatton Fund

    Three trailblazers who led the national effort for gender equality in athletics are being honored through a new fund dedicated to collecting, archiving, and highlighting their achievements and the efforts of other women. The Three Women […]

  • Herky: A Brief Origin Story

    Hatched in 1948 by University of Iowa journalism professor Dick Spencer III, Herky has evolved much over the last several decades. One thing remains the same, however: our mascot is beloved by the campus community and far beyond. An […]

  • Love Data Week 2022: The perfect time to remember the importance of data

    We’re celebrating International Love Data Week from February 14 – 18. This year’s theme is “Data for everyone,” and it’s a great time to reflect on the significance of data and how it can help expand research. For instance, how […]

  • NEW: Loan Period Extended for Undergraduates and Merit Staff

    Undergraduate students and Merit Staff now have a longer time to borrow materials.  Undergraduates – Loan period changed from 4 weeks to 16 weeks Merit Staff – Loan period changed from 4 weeks to an annual loan (Same time as […]

  • Local Libraries LIT Welcomes R.O. Kwon – March 3

    Local Libraries LIT (Listen, Initiate, Talk) will feature author R.O. Kwon on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 7:00 PM. This is the sixth FREE virtual event in the series, which is offered by all public libraries in Johnson County as well as […]

  • Wiley Open Access Agreement

    University Libraries is excited to announce an open access (OA) agreement with Wiley. This agreement, negotiated through the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), begins on February 1, 2022, and runs through December 31, 2022. Through this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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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