Students Engage at Main

Libraries resources for undergraduate research and learning

Online consultations by appointment, Sunday through Thursday, 5-9 p.m.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:
Online research consultations for undergraduates with our SEAM staff will be available from 5:00-9:00 p.m., Sunday – Thursday. Please request an appointment. Our office location will be closed during fall 2020.

Students Engage at Main (The SEAM) is dedicated to helping students become better researchers.

We provide resources, assistance, and services that support undergraduate research, learning, and student success. The SEAM hosts extended research assistance hours and other programs that help undergraduate students develop and improve research skills and critical thinking.

Librarians and staff working in The SEAM also collaborate with faculty and instructors to develop curricula, assignments, and lesson plans that integrate information literacy, critical thinking, and research skills into course and curricular content.

The SEAM services are free and available to anyone in the University of Iowa community.


Fall 2020 only open online
2012/2013 UI Main Library (SW side of 2nd floor)
University of Iowa
Ph: 319-384-2090

The SEAM is supported by generous library donations and The University of Iowa Libraries.

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