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  • 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 […]

  • Cookbooks, Citation, and Community

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

  • 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 […]

  • Djuna Barnes’ Ladies Almanack: An almanac like no other

    The following is written by Curator of Books and Maps Eric Ensley March is women’s history month, and it feels appropriate to turn towards the work of a great writer from the early twentieth century, Djuna Barnes. Barnes is well known to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sitting Around the Library Table with Laura Michelson

    Join us as we sit down and discuss around the library table. We will light a fire in the fireplace and share stories from our favorite collection. Grab your favorite piece of classic literature or bring a new story you are writing as we […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ida Bogue’s Handmade Adventure

    The following was written by Curator of Books and Maps Eric Ensley As the snow begins to melt away in Iowa City, happily we begin to think of nature and adventures along the hills and riverbanks of the countryside. This desire for spring […]

  • 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 […]

  • Job Fair Prep

    Planning on attending the Job Fair on Wednesday?  Get prepared by researching companies that might be present.  Try these resources:   Vault Campus  – Offers information for job seekers and researchers needing insight into a […]

  • Learn & Create Workshops Announced!

        2021 Spring Learn & Create Workshops All workshops are on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm over Zoom! Any of the hands-on workshops will have kits available for purchase through the Electronic Shop, so that you be able to do these projects […]

  • Do you need to find information for an assignment? We are here to help!

    Are you struggling to find:   Company financials for your project?  Market and industry information for your business plan?   A SWOT analysis on a company?  Opportunities and risks of doing business in another country?   Business […]

  • UI authors can now make Cambridge articles Open Access for free

    On the heels of its recent arrangement with PLOS, the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) has entered into a second contract to bundle the cost of journal subscriptions and Open Access (OA) publishing, this time with publisher, Cambridge […]

  • UI Libraries launches a new podcast series

    A library is a building, right? Or is it collection of books? What about all the other sources of information available in libraries? Loud in the Libraries takes you behind the scenes to help you make sense of the University of Iowa […]

  • New Book Display 02/17/2021

    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 […]

  • Hidden Figures: Movie Screening with Commentary!

      In recognition of Black History Month & International Day of Women and Girls in Science join us for Hidden Figures: Movie Screening with Commentary The Lichtenberger Engineering Library and the College of Engineering DEI Council are […]

  • Groundhog Day 2021: Anticipating a beautiful & bright spring!

    While there is no consensus among groundhogs this week about exactly when spring will arrive, there is the reminder that spring will come, and as Punxsutawney Phil would like us to know, “you’re looking forward to one of the most […]

  • Spring Semester Hours

    Hardin Library Spring Semester hours   Monday-Thursday Library open 7:30am-6pm Virtual help available 7:30am-9pm Friday Library open Virtual help available 7:30am-6pm Saturday Virtual help 1-5pm Sunday Virtual help 1-9pm 24-hour study is […]

  • Select Textbooks on Reserve at the Business Library

    Visit the Business Library’s service desk to see if your textbook is available for loan.  You can also use InfoHawk+ (available on the Business Library Web page) to find out which materials your instructor has placed on reserve.  […]

  • 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 […]

  • January 2021 Book of the Month | John Martin Rare Book Room | Eye Diseases by Demours 1818

    DEMOURS, ANTOINE PIERRE (1762-1836) Traité des maladies des yeux : avec des planches coloriées représentant ces maladies d’après nature, suivi de la description de l’œil humain / traduite du latin de S.T. Soemmerring [Treatise on […]

  • Welcome Back, Hawkeyes!

    You are invited to the Sciences Library for a comfortable, quiet place to study! There are computer stations, study carrels, and booths with USB and outlets for phones and computers. If you have group work to do, there are tables and large […]

  • Spring Hours and Assistance

    The Biz Hub library information desk will be open the following hours this semester:  Monday—Friday 8:00 am—5:00 pm  Saturday Closed  Sunday 1:00—5:00 pm  In addition to our service desk hours, the business library team will be […]

  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Signs new PLOS Deal

    If you’ve ever considered publishing Open Access (OA) in PLOS Biology or PLOS Medicine, it just got a lot more affordable. The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), of which University of Iowa is a member, just signed […]

  • Hardin Library Closed Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    The Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, January 18 for the martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.  The library will reopen on Tuesday, January 19 at 7:30am. The 24-hour study will be available when the library is closed. University of […]

  • 2021 Spring Research Scholars Workshops

      2021 Spring Research Scholars Workshops An informative series of six virtual workshops is designed to aid researchers at all levels with scholarly publishing, research poster presentation, technical writing tips, literature reviews, […]

  • New Books Jan. 5, 2020

    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 […]

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