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  • 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, […]

  • University of Iowa Asian American Oral History Archive

    The following is written by Asian Alumni and Student Oral History Project Intern Jin Chang Since the start of the pandemic, prominent leaders have stood in front of crowds of American people calling COVID-19 the “China Virus” and […]

  • Hardin Library Closed Monday, May 31 | Memorial Day Holiday

    Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, May 31 for the Memorial Day Holiday. Memorial day is a Federal holiday in the United States to honor and mourn deceased military personnel.  Many people also decorate graves for deceased loved ones […]

  • New Book Display March 26, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Publish Open Access with the American Chemical Society

    The University of Iowa Libraries has entered into an agreement with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to bundle the cost of journal subscriptions and Open Access (OA) publishing. Under this three-year contract, UI corresponding […]

  • Transformative Agreement with ACS for Open Access Publishing

    UI corresponding authors can now publish their journal articles Open Access and free of cost to them in any American Chemical Society (ACS) journal.  The University of Iowa Libraries has entered into an agreement with ACS to […]

  • New Book Display May 18, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • A Unique Perspective: The JFK Assassination Through the Lens of the Earl F. Rose Papers

    The following is written by graduate student worker Bailey Adolph.  A collection that is currently being reprocessed in Special Collections & Archives is the Earl F. Rose Papers, which gives a unique perspective of the John F. Kennedy […]

  • Congratulations Reagan Mady!!

          CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION REAGAN!!   Reagan majored in Marketing with a minor in French Language and will be working in a full-time sales position at Kalderos. It is a pharmaceutical software start-up based in Chicago […]

  • Summer & Interim Hours at Hardin Library | Open Weekends! | Open Until 9pm Monday-Thursday

    Hardin Library will have the same hours during May interim and Summer.  A 24-hour study is available to University of Iowa affiliated when the library is closed. Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9pm Friday 7:30am-6pm Saturday and Sunday Noon-5pm

  • 2021 Spring Undergraduate Library Research Award recipients

    The review committee is pleased to announce the recipients for the Spring 2021 Undergraduate Library Research Awards. This year the committee received a small but mighty number of applications ranging from research on campus food […]

  • Congratulations Graduate! | Joe Opferman | BBA, Accounting

    Congratulations to student assistant Joe Opferman, who is receiving a Bachelor of Business Arts in Accounting, May, 2021! Activities During Undergraduate I was a proud member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. I sat on the Treasury Committee to […]

  • Congratulations Graduate! | Dr. Kayla Erps | Doctor of Dental Surgery

    Congratulations to Hardin student assistant Kayla Erps on your graduation! Awards Edward H Karl Achievement Award Brian Stone Memorial Award Activities During Dental School Dental School Philanthropy Chair Lots of volunteerism: Free Dental […]

  • Congratulations Teagan Hamontree!!

        CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION TEAGAN!!   Teagan received her Bachelor of Business in Finance and also received her certificate in Risk Management and Insurance. Her plan is to move back to Palatine, ILL and is excited to be […]

  • New Book Display – May 12, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Anti-Asian Racism Historically Archived

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Robert Henderson from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and […]

  • Finals Week Study Spots & Stress Relief

    Are you looking for a quiet place to study on the north side of campus? The Sciences Library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM, and we have study booths, study carrels, and large tables that you can use for group or […]

  • Congratulations to Michal Kaluzny!!

    CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION, MICHAL!!   Michal is getting a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and plans to return to Chicago to begin his job search. He would like to get a job as a software engineer or in computer security […]

  • New Book Display April 7, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Congratulations to Samin Kahn!!

      CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION, SAMIN!!   Samin is receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. He just accepted a position as Product Order Engineer for Emerson and will be in Marshalltown. Congratulations! […]

  • Congratulations to Gina Mirabelli!

      CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION, GINA!!!     Gina is receiving her Bachelors of Art in Communication with a minor in Human Relations and an Entrepreneurial Management Certificate. She has accepted a job as an Account Representative […]

  • Meet the Studio’s 2021 Summer Fellows

    The University of Iowa Graduate College and the UI Libraries Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio are excited to announce that 13 graduate students have been selected for the 2021 Studio Summer Fellowship program. These individuals […]

  • Certificate Capstone

    As I prepared to start my Public Digital Humanities capstone project, I began to reflect on the work I had done throughout the certificate and saw an opportunity to bring my work full circle. When I started the certificate, I learned […]

  • Congratulations Bo Smith!!

      CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRADUATION BO!!!!     Robert “Bo” L. Smith IV majored in Biomedical Engineering and will be attending Northwestern to achieve his Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics. While here at UI he made the Dean’s […]

  • New Book Display April 4, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Janice Beran and the Persistence of 6-on-6 Basketball in Iowa

    This post was written by IWA Graduate Assistant, Erik Henderson In 1891, James Naismith invented the sport of basketball in Massachusetts at what is now Springfield College. In the early 1900s, the game was adopted for women throughout […]

  • Congratulations to Mitchell Lillie!!

        Congratulations On Your Graduation Mitchell!!!   Mitchell Lillie has been working in the Engineering Library since for the February of 2020. His supervisor, James Cox, says, “Despite being hired in February 2020, right before the […]

  • New Scoping Review co-authored by Chris Childs | Delivery and financing of oral health care in long-term services and supports

    Oishi, M. M., Childs, C. A., Gluch, J. I., & Marchini, L. (2021). Delivery and financing of oral health care in long-term services and supports: A scoping review. Journal of the American Dental Association (1939), 152(3), 215-223.e2. […]

  • Read Behind the Lines: Recovering Deleted Verses in a 15th-century Manuscript

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Laura Moser from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and Reading” […]

  • New Book Display 4/27/21

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Research Help?

    We are two weeks away from the last week of classes! Now is the time when you may be busily working on those research papers, slide decks, and assignments. Don’t forget Business Library is here for you!  Need help defining your topic? […]

  • Happy Earth Day 2021!

      How much do you know about our Mother Earth – the species, the resources and the threats? The Earth Day webpage has a series of quizzes you can take to gauge your level of knowledge.  I know I’m not an expert – by any means – […]

  • New Book Display April 21, 2021

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please […]

  • Iowa’s Medieval Manuscripts Collection Goes to the Dogs

    The following was written by Curator of Books and Maps, Eric Ensley Iowa’s Medieval Manuscripts Collection has gone to the dogs, or at least to a new book with dog-themed decoration. Just in time for the tulips blooming across Iowa, our […]

  • Medieval Home Medicine | Week 3 | National Poetry Month @Hardin Library

    Celebrate National Poetry Month by viewing this medieval didactic poem in hexameter verse.   Make an appointment to view in person or by Zoom with curator damien-ihrig@uiowa.edu or by calling 319-335-9154. REGIMEN SANITATIS SALERNITANUM […]

  • A Look “Behind the Green Door”

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Alexandra Larson from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and […]

  • It’s Student Appreciation Week!!

        Happy Student Appreciation Week!!!   We always rely on our students. They are the first faces seen when anyone comes into the library. Have a question? Ask them – if they don’t know the answer they know to find it or who to ask. […]

  • An Activist’s Legacy: Ayako Mori Costantino  

    The following is written by Olson Graduate Research Assistant, Rachel Miller-Haughton  Ayako Mori Costantino was a Japanese-American woman whose work with the communities she lived in and belonged to left a lasting impact. Her papers […]

  • Renew or Return Materials Due June 2021

    All loans due in June, 2021 should be returned or renewed (re-loaned).  Materials due in June 2021 must be renewed or returned by October 1 to avoid being billed a replacement charge. You may renew your loans: by signing into my account […]

  • Herbal, Poetry, Recipes from 1652 | Week 2 of National Poetry Month | John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    Celebrate National Poetry Month by viewing this work  perhaps written by James Howell.   Make an appointment to view in person with curator damien-ihrig@uiowa.edu or by calling 319-335-9154. [JAMES HOWELL] (1594?-1666)] A hermeticall […]

  • National Poetry Month @John Martin Rare Book Room | Week 1 | The Botanic Garden by Erasmum

    Celebrate National Poetry Month by viewing this work of 2400 rhyming couplets by Erasmus. Make an appointment to view in person with curator damien-ihrig@uiowa.edu or by calling 319-335-9154. ERASMUS DARWIN (1731-1802) The botanic garden; […]

  • Longer Hours, Weekend Hours @Hardin Library | Starts April 18

    Hardin Library will be open longer hour and open on weekends beginning April 18, 2021. Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9:00pm Friday 7:30am-6:00pm Saturday-Sunday Noon-5:00pm The Hardin Library reference desk is staffed whenever the library is […]

  • It’s National Pencil Day!!

    March 30th is National Pencil Day!! I bet you don’t think much about the pencil when you think about picking it up and getting to work. Probably when it needs to be sharpened or when the mechanical pencil needs more lead, but most of us […]

  • Science Fiction’s Forgotten Femfanzines

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Michael Willis from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and Reading” […]

  • Civilian Conservation Corps, Civilian Climate Corps: The CCC Then and Now

    The following is written by Olson Graduate Research Assistant, Rachel Miller-Haughton  The Civilian Conservation Corps was a program established in 1933 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt to provide jobs for “young, unemployed men during […]

  • Stepping into the life of Julia Booker Thompson

    “From the Classroom” is a series that features some of the great work and research from students who visit our collections. Below is a blog by Alexa Starry from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and Reading” […]

  • Do you need Company Information? Check out the Business Library’s Company Information Research Guide

    Use the company guide to find sources that offer:  Company locations and descriptions Executives Financials Competitors Equity pricing Sec filings Need research help? Contact the Business Librarians, Willow or Kim, and set up an […]

  • Discover Iowa’s Birds: Intro to Birding

    Join Iowa birder Linda Rudolph to learn how to get started with birding on campus and beyond!  This is a free online program that will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT. All are welcome! To attend, go to […]

  • Are you researching an industry? Check out the Business Library’s Industry Research Guide

    Use the Industry Research Guide to find sources that offer:    industry trends  key players  industry ratios and financials   forecasts, and more  Need research help? Contact the Business Librarians, Willow or Kim, and set up an […]

  • Researching a B2B product or service? Try Procurement IQ!

    Use it to find: market data and analysis on pricing environment, supply chain, and vendors. Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.  Need help using Procurement IQ? Contact […]

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