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  • Explore Iowa’s Biodiversity with Bur Oak Guides & Books

    Guest Author: Kai Weatherman Summer naturally finds us spending more time outdoors, which provides a multitude of opportunities to observe the diversity of plant and animal species that inhabit Iowa. Unless you are already a professional naturalist, you may occasionally wonder about the identity of […]

  • 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, graduate students, and staff at any of the three Board of […]

  • 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 bundle the cost of journal subscriptions and Open Access (OA) […]

  • 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 individual study. We have Legos, K’NEX, and coloring on

  • 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 […]

  • 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 webinars and events to tune into this week, let’s also […]