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College of Pharmacy historic images

The University Libraries would like to congratulate the College of Pharmacy on 125 years of excellence.

Digital Library Services has digitized a collection of historic images of the College from the early to mid-1900s that provide fascinating glimpse into the College’s earlier years.

College of Pharmacy History Photos

Dean Kuever, College of Pharmacy, 1920s


Micromedex drug information database now available

All faculty, staff, and students now have access to the Micromedex drug information database (http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/micromedex).  Micromedex includes drug monographs, drug interaction checker, international drug names, information on drug overdose and poisoning, drug images, and patient drug information.

Our subscription includes access to the mobile interface (click on “Mobile” at the top of Micromedex for more information).  Micromedex has also recently launched a completely free drug information tool for the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.  You can find it by searching in the iTunes store for Micromedex.

Please contact lib-hardin@uiowa.edu with any questions.


Norwegian Folk Medicine on the American Prairie –

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society Invites You to Hear:

Kathleen M. Stokker, PhD, Director of Scandinavian Studies, Luther College speak on:

Norwegian Folk Medicine on the American Prairie

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Main Library, University of Iowa, Room  2032
Free and open to the public

Light refreshments will be served


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New E-Books in AccessMedicine

The Electronic Books in AccessMedicine are

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 6e

By K. Wolff, R.A. Johnson


Clinical Neurology, 7e

By R.P. Simon, D.A. Greenberg, M.J. Aminoff

Both of them are New Editions


Iowa City Book Festival

On Saturday July 18th, the Iowa City Book Festival will take place at the Main Library.  A complete schedule has been posted on the Festival’s website. Simply skim your mouse over the different events to get more information. With book and food vendors, as well as movies and childrens events, the day should be fun for the whole family.


Unattended Children at the library

The Hardin Library is not responsible for the safety of children left unattended in any part of the library. Library staff will take appropriate action upon discovering unattended children. Actions may include contacting parents and/or the Department of Public Safety.


The Iowa City Book Festival

The festival is a day-long celebration of books, reading, and writing presented by the University of Iowa Libraries on Saturday, July 18.

It will be held in Gibson Square outside the Main Library’s south entrance.

See all of the activities that you will be able to participate in as well as volunteer opportunities and book vendor registrations at this website.


Alltop – get health headlines

Alltop is a website which is described as an “online magazine rack” of popular topics.

Hardin Library has created a list of medical journals and magazines to assist in finding exactly what you need.

You can find the link to Hardin Library’s list right here .


Remember, Reimagine, Rebuild: flood anniversary June 15

The University of Iowa will commemorate 2008′s flood on Monday, June 15, at the Old Capitol Museum.

Old Capitol Museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the event.

A formal program begins at 12:15 p.m. on the museum’s west steps.

The event is free and open to the public.

List of activities and more information can be located at this link