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  • Open Access Week 2012

    The University of Iowa Libraries joins thousands of other academic research libraries worldwide in celebration of International Open Access Week. To draw attention to this important issue facing faculty, students […]

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  • Banned Books Week 2012

    Banned Books Week (September 30-October 6) is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. This is the 30th year of Banned Books Week, and UI Libraries is celebrating on […]

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  • Intriguing Ink: Newspapers and Pamphlets from 1812

    What was happening in the world of print in 1812? Special Collections & University Archives are hosting an open house featuring the newspapers, pamphlets, and books published in 1812. This […]

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  • Pathways to Iowa – Exhibit Opening, Sept 12 at noon

    Join Iowa Women’s Archives Curator Kären Mason and faculty members Omar Valerio-Jiménez and Claire Fox for a brown-bag discussion of Iowa women’s history at the opening of the newest exhibit […]

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  • UBorrow wins resource sharing innovation award

    UBorrow—the new service that offers rapid access to over 90 million books from 13 research libraries—has won the Rethinking Resource Sharing 2012 Innovation Award. David Larsen of the University of Chicago […]

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  • Learning Commons @ your library

    In the fall of 2013, University of Iowa students will discover a tech-infused, 24-hour, comfy study space and one-stop academic help center…with good coffee. Designed with significant student input, the […]

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  • Civil War letters back in Iowa and ready for transcription

    With almost 13,000 pages completed, our crowdsourcing volunteers are wrapping up their efforts to transcribe the UI’s collection of Civil War diaries and letters in order to make them easier […]

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  • Surf’s up

    Join Nixon, Brownie Scouts, and the Women’s Army Corps at the Iowa Digital Library beach party, happening over at our Pinterest account:

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  • Harry Potter and the Quest for Enlightenment

    Dragons, mandrakes, and potions have taken over the cases outside Special Collections & University Archives! Students in Donna Parsons’ Honors Seminar titled “Harry Potter and the Quest for Enlightenment” have […]

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