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Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday at 2 a.m. Spring forward!

daylight-savings-time1Daylight savings time begins this Sunday at 2:00 am.  Set your clocks ahead one hour before bed on Saturday.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology has more information about daylight savings time.


Refworks down for maintenance Saturday 8pm – Sunday 4am

RefWorks will be down for scheduled maintenance beginning Saturday, February 15 at 8pm.  Service is expected to resume on Sunday, February 16 at 4am.



RecycleMania Week 1 – Knowledge is power quiz

Test how much you know about recycling and get a chance to win a prize!  Take the Knowledge is Power quiz.
RecycleMania is a national competition, pitting over 500 campuses against each other in an effort to recycle the most and reduce the least.

recyclemania flyer




Come to the library-we are open until 9 tonight!

The library is open with slightly longer hours:  7:30-9pm Monday-Thursday, 7:30-6pm Friday.

Welcome back Carver College of Medicine and Dental students!

Cold? Warm up here.


Need help managing your citations? Want to assess your scholarly impact? We can help you.

All of Hardin’s regular workshops are also available as personalized sessions by appointment.

See our complete list and request a personal session here:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/classesform/

Here are two featured workshops:

Learn how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Sciences, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices can also be covered.

Learn about the basic features of common citation management tools and discover which one is most appropriate for your needs. Compare 4 tools: RefWorks, Endnote, Mendeley, and Zotero and figure out which one will work best for you.

Reindeer Game ends Friday @Hardin

Be the first to find the large stuffed reindeer and bring it to the 3rd floor desk, then chose your prize!

The reindeer will be hidden in a different spot each day through Friday, December 20.



Health, United States 2012 with focus on ER now available

healthus2013Health, United States 2012 with a special focus on emergency care is now available online:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus12.pdf .


The book presents trends and current information on measures of:
health care utilization
risk factions
health insurance
personal health care expenditures


Thanksgiving Hours @Hardin Library

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences will be closed Thursday, November 28-Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving holiday.

The library will be open 10am-2pm on Saturday, November 30, and Noon-Midnight on Sunday, December 1.

picture of pumpkin pie

photo by browniesfordinner@flickr


Visit therapy dogs @Hardin Library Friday 5:30pm-8pm

Visit 3 therapy dogs Friday, December 13.  The dogs will be at Hardin Library, Room 401 from 5:30pm-8pm.

pix of therapy dogIf you are coming from the East Campus, take the Pentacrest Bus to the VA Loop or Newton Road Ramp to get to the Hardin Library.


Veterans Day, Monday November 11 – Library is Open

Veterans_Day_2013Veterans Day, Monday November 11, is a U.S. holiday. The University of Iowa Libraries will be open regular hours on Veterans Day.

For information on services available to UI student veterans see http://diversity.uiowa.edu/cde/veterans.



For information on the history of Veterans Day see http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp