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  • The Studio’s Matthew Butler selected to receive 2023 Benton Award

    Matthew Butler of the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio has been named the 2023 recipient of the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence in recognition of his far-reaching contributions to digital […]

  • Celebrating Open Access Week 2023

    Open Access Faculty Panel Discussion Happy Open Access Week! We’re celebrating this year’s theme “Community over Commercialization” with a faculty panel discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, at noon CDT on Zoom. Panelists […]

  • Open Access Faculty Panel Discussion – Community over Commercialization

    You’re Invited Join faculty leaders from all over campus in celebrating International Open Access Week 2023 with a panel discussion on the theme of Open Access: Community over Commercialization. The UI Libraries’ Scholarly Impact […]

  • Royal Society of Chemistry: Free open access publishing for UI authors

    The University of Iowa Libraries are pleased to announce a Read & Publish agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for 2023 that provides continued access to all RSC journal content and supports open access publishing in RSC […]

  • New Big Ten Open Books First Collection provides open access to scholarly monographs

    The university librarians of the Big Ten Academic Alliance have launched the Big Ten Open Books project, a collaboration between the university presses and libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The first 100-title collection centered […]

  • How-To: Uploading Your Datasets into IRO

    Iowa Research Online (IRO) is the institutional repository managed by the University of Iowa Libraries for UI researchers to use for preserving and providing open access to data, code, and other research and creative scholarship. These […]

  • Announcing the 2024 OpenHawks OER Grant Recipients

    The University Libraries has awarded 14 OpenHawks grants for the development of open educational resources (OER). OpenHawks is a campus-wide grant program that funds faculty efforts to replace or avoid high-cost textbooks with OERs for […]

  • UI Libraries Celebrate Mahrya Burnett, Benton Award Recipient

    Mahrya Burnett has been named the 2022 recipient of the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence for her impactful contributions to the future of Open Educational Resources (OERs). As a scholarly communications librarian […]