Because this is a high-use collection containing easily-damaged materials, on-site use is highly encouraged.  However, short term loans for some types of material are allowed. All borrowers must show current University of Iowa identification or a borrowers’ permit card.


Patrons are encouraged to use the departmental scanner to create, save, and send map and photo files for personal use. Please see our Rights, Permissions, & Fees page for more information regarding copyright information and commercial use.