Interim Hours begin Saturday, August 3

The Hardin Library will be open shorter hours through August 25.

Summer Interim: August 3 – August 25
Monday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday noon – 4:00 pm
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4th of July Holiday hours @Hardin

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences will close early, at 6pm Wednesday, July 3.

The Library will be closed July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

The Library will reopen at 7:30 on Friday, July 5.

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Learn to measure your scholarly impact with our class Thursday, June 6

Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. All citations that are in EMBASE are also in Scopus.
This hands-on session will demonstrate
1) how to quickly find the articles you need for you research or systematic review in each database,
2) how to track an article’s cited and citing references in each database,
3) how to find journal Impact Factors using the Journal Citation Index in Web of Science, and
4) how to determine an author’s H-index using Scopus.
Our next session is Thursday, June 6
Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library for Health Sciences.image of sciverse scopus
Register for this class online (
No time for class?  Contact your librarian for a personalized session (
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Learn to keep current with our class Tuesday from Noon – 1

Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue?
This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.
Our next session is Tuesday, June 4th
Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

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Learn something new with our summer open workshops!

Do you have more time to learn something new in the summer?  We can help with that!

Hardin Library is offering open workshops on a variety of topics:

  • EndNote
  • PubMed
  • Open Access publishing
  • Determining your scholarly impact
  • Keeping current
  • Toxicology resources
  • RefWorks
  • Scopus and Web of Science

Descriptions, schedule and registration forms at

If none of these times work for you, but you would like an individual or group session, contact your librarian!



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Graduate Student Spotlight: Jen Eilers

Name: Jen Eilers

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IAjen_eilers_profile_hardin

Undergraduate Education: Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, BA English Literature and Writing, ’05

Graduate Education: University of Iowa, MA Library and Information Science, ’13.

Future Plans: I will begin working at Iowa City Public Library at the reference desk and teaching some basic tech classes this summer.

Why I’m Working at Hardin:  To tie my schoolwork into a practical framework and practice and hone my reference librarian skills.

Favorite Part of Working at Hardin: Being challenged to find and use resources (especially databases) that I had never encountered until coming to Hardin.

Fun Facts:  I am a published poet and make a mean lemon bar. I love to hike the National Parks and miss doing all my mountain hiking now that I’m living in Iowa again.

I’m Currently Reading: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan and Soulless by Gail Carriger

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Summer Hours begin Saturday, May 18

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences has shorter hours during the summer.

Summer Session May 18 – August 2
Monday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday noon – 9:00 pm


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