Learn your way around the library on your own time and at your own pace. Use the libraries’ downloadable mp3 audio tours of all 5 floors of the Main Library.
Each tour lasts 2-4 minutes, and you should be able to complete the whole tour in under 30 minutes. Knowing where the good stuff is in the library will save you time and effort when you need it.
Download tours at http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/ref/librarytour.html and take them when you have the time.
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