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  • 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 Laura Moser from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and Reading” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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” […]

  • New Book Display 3-26-2021

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Book Display 3-23-2021

    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 […]

  • 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” […]

  • Research Scholars Virtual Workshop: How to Get Your Research Published!

    Research Scholars Virtual Workshop! How to Get Your Research Published and Noticed! March 31, 2021 3:30 PM   You’ve put so much time and effort into getting your research ready to publish. What’s the next step? In this competitive […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17th Century Armenian Bookbinding Traditions

    “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 Natasha Otteson from Dr. Jennifer Burek Pierce’s class “History of Readers and […]

  • Brokaw Papers Capture 55 Years of Journalism History

    At the end of January of 2021, NBC News Anchor and Correspondent Tom Brokaw announced his retirement after a remarkable 55 years of journalism.  Brokaw started his television career right here in Iowa, working at KTIV in Sioux City. He […]

  • St Patrick’s Day Mecca Exhibit!

    By James Cox, Guest Blogger Reagan Mady, Exhibit Curator       University of Iowa MECCA Week: A Week of Parties, Pranks, and Memories to Honor St. Patrick From 1910 until the late 1980s, MECCA Week was an annual celebration of the […]

  • Loncier, Kreuterbuch… | 1587 German Herbal | March 2021 Book of the Month from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    ADAM LONICER (1528-1586) Kreuterbuch, kunstliche Conterfeytunge der Bäume, Stauden, Hecken, Kreuter, Getreyde, Gewürtze. Printed in Frankfort by Christian Egenolph, 1587. 382 numbered leaves (764 pages) with color illustrations. 31 cm […]

  • You cannot judge a book by its cover. The title page is another story.

    by Duncan Stewart, MA, MLIS, Rare Materials Cataloger, University of Iowa Libraries, Adjunct Faculty, School of Library and Information Sciences, University of Iowa The John Martin Rare Book Room (JMRBR) is filled with books of great […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hardin Library 24-Hour Study

    Hardin Library has a 24-hour study that is available when the library is closed.  The study is available to all University of Iowa affiliated: students in any major residents staff faculty fellows Access the 24-hour study with your Iowa […]

  • 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 […]

  • Celebrating Open Education Week

    Open Education Week (March 1-5, 2021, #OEWeek) is a time when educators around the world come together to learn and share practices around Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy. While there are a host of excellent […]

  • Looking for Statistics and Information? Try Statista!

    Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.  Use it to find:  Statistics – Includes data on: the economy, companies, countries, products, demographics, media & […]

  • What Would You Attempt to Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

    This post is by IWA Graduate Assistant Erik Henderson Taking a risk can be one of the most difficult things you must do. However, how would it feel knowing that you cannot fail no matter what you do? One thing that holds us back in life is […]

  • New Book Display 2-22-2021

    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 […]

  • Get Ready for Finals @Hardin Library | Open Late Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9

    Need some library time to get ready for finals?  We can help! Hardin Library will be open: Noon-9pm on Saturday, May 8 Noon-9pm on Sunday, May 9 7:30am-9pm Monday, May 10-Thursday, May 13 7:30am-6pm Friday, May 14 Wrapped snacks will also […]

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