• DeBerg part of team proposing new way to review evidence to improve patient care

    Congratulations to Jennifer DeBerg, user services librarian at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, on co-authoring a new article that helps update processes for evidence-based nursing. Evidence-based practice in nursing involves […]

  • Hardin Staff participate in 2024 Medical Library Association meeting

    The Medical Library Association (MLA) held a hybrid meeting in Portland, Oregon from May 18 to May 21, 2024. Many of Hardin’s librarians participated in the meeting. This year’s meeting marked the end of Hardin Director Janna […]

  • Life in the sick room: essays | challenging gender norms for women | Book of the month from the John Martin Rare Book Room

    MARTINEAU, HARRIETT (1802-1876). Life in the sick-room: Essays. Printed in Boston by L.C. Bowles and W. Crosby, 1844. 20 cm tall. Martineau was born in 1802 into a progressive Unitarian family in Norwich. Despite the societal expectations […]

  • Bus changes due to Newton Road Construction

    The Hardin Library bus stop (Stop 0254) will close on May 17, 2024, due to construction on Newton Road. The VA Hospital stop (Stop 0253) is expected to close in late May or early June. Both stops will remain out of service during the […]

  • Using UILink to access full-text content

    Full-text content from databases is often available using the UILink button. UILink is the tool that bridges our search tools like InfoHawk+, PubMed, and other databases to our subscriptions and full-text content. Make your experience […]

  • Meet evening supervisor Lisa Carrasco

    We’re pleased to welcome Lisa Carrasco to the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences team as our new evening and weekend coordinator. Lisa has 20-plus years of radio broadcasting experience and 18 years of teaching and library […]

  • Reminder: How to renew your books after the semester ends and avoid fees

    Do you have book loans from the University of Iowa Libraries due in June 2024? It’s easy to return or renew (re-loan) those materials, especially to the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, by Oct. 1, 2024. to avoid a replacement […]

  • Student employee spotlight: Cassandra Parsons

    When Hawkeye senior Cassandra Parsons arrived on the University of Iowa from her hometown of Williamsburg, Iowa, she knew that a student job would be a key part of her time as an undergraduate. And when Parsons, an English and creative […]

  • UI Hardin Library to celebrate 50 years and fourth floor renovations to improve user experience

    Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa Libraries is recognizing two milestones in May 2024: the completion of a major renovation to its fourth floor, including the John Martin Rare Book Room, and serving students, […]

  • In pictures: 50 years of Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

    (Exhibit curated by Damien Ihrig, curator for the John Martin Rare Book Room, and Helen Spielbauer, creative coordinator, Hardin Library) 50 years ago this fall, the University of Iowa opened the Health Sciences Library, later named in […]

  • Check out the new Iowa Research Online

    Have you heard the news? Iowa Research Online (IRO) is new and improved! Staff at the University of Iowa Libraries have been hard at work on a new interface that goes way beyond the traditional institutional repository. We’re the first […]

  • Finals activities at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

    We want to help you be successful, so visit Hardin Library for your long study sessions. Free coffee, snacks, tea, and cocoa while supplies last. Need a break? Be the first to find our stuffed dinosaur from May 3–9 and win a prize! Visit […]

  • Get expert help with your data management plan

    Do you need a data management and sharing plan (DMSP) for your grant proposal? The University of Iowa Libraries Research Data Services can help! Brian Westra, data services librarian, is available to help you create a data management plan […]

  • UI Libraries inks new Cold Spring Harbor open access agreement

    The University of Iowa Libraries are pleased to announce a new transformative agreement with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHLP), an internationally renowned publisher of books, journals, and electronic media in genetics and […]

  • Congratulations to the five Hardin librarians listed as co-authors since Jan. 1

    Since the start of 2024, five of the librarians on staff at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences have been listed as co-authors of published research. We’re always excited to collaborate with our library users, whose important work […]

  • 13 student Libraries workers receive scholarships for 2023-24

    Student library employees are a crucial part of what makes the University of Iowa Libraries such a valuable, accessible resource for the community on campus and beyond. We’re grateful that these dedicated students make time alongside […]

  • The UI Libraries announce Biochemical Society open access agreement

    The University of Iowa Libraries are pleased to announce a new open access agreement with the Biochemical Society, effective through Dec. 31, 2026. The agreement, negotiated through the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), guarantees full […]

  • Royal Society of Chemistry Open Access Agreement

    The University of Iowa Libraries are pleased to announce an expanded open access agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), effective Jan. 1, 2024, through Dec. 31, 2026. The agreement expands our limited 2023 agreement, […]

  • Open Access Faculty Panel Discussion – Community over Commercialization

    You’re Invited Join faculty leaders from all over campus in celebrating International Open Access Week 2023 with a panel discussion on the theme of Open Access: Community over Commercialization. The UI Libraries’ Scholarly Impact […]

  • Call for nominations for Libraries’ Excellence Award

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

  • Provisional Patents

    Disclaimer: The Lichtenberger Engineering Library is not a legal entity and no one on staff is a lawyer.  This guide is purely for helping you learn about and search for patents.  If you need legal assistance, please consult a licensed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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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