• Feed Me Weird Things: Celebrating the contributions of the late Chris Wiersema

    Posters from the archives of Feed Me Weird Things (2017-present) have taken over the outer windows of the Rita Benton Music Library, a welcome and colorful distraction from winter’s untimely return this week. These posters, the work […]

  • 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 […]

  • Student employee spotlight: Ramin Roshandel

    Ramin Roshandel will never forget the first time he stepped into the University of Iowa Rita Benton Music Library. From the beginning, the PhD candidate knew that the library would become a crucial part of his time as a student of music […]

  • Rita Benton Music Library receives prestigious GRAMMY Museum Grant 

    A generous grant from the GRAMMY Museum® Grant Program will help the Rita Benton Music Library at the University of Iowa to digitize and preserve some of the earliest recordings of Czech music made on American soil. The $11K award will […]

  • 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 […]

  • Chamber Music at the University of Iowa: Faculty Ensembles

    Chamber music has been integral to the educational and creative life of the University of Iowa School of Music for over a century. Below are a few examples, including audio clips, from 1972 to the present that allow you to experience this […]