Main Library Category

  • Elevator B in Main Library Out of Service

    The northwest elevator (B) in the Main Library is currently out of service for levelling problems. It is being adjusted and will be operational again soon.

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  • DVD Quick Pick Up at Main Library

    No more waiting around to pick up DVDs at the Main Library. Just request them online and have them waiting for you. The DVD collection located in the Main Library […]

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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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  • 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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  • Furniture is Here!

    Many of Main Library staff on the first floor will be moving to renovated space on the fifth to make room for Learning Commons. The fifth floor space has been under construction […]

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  • Celebrate Pi Day (belatedly) at the Libraries on March 19

    Pi, Greek letter, is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March […]

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  • Books are on the Move…

    As we prepare to renovate the Main Library – to build the Learning Commons on the first floor and create staff space on the fifth floor, we will be moving […]

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  • Famine in Historical Context

    Looking for primary resources for your speech or paper, but don’t have lots of time? This month’s focus is on locating primary documents that report on famine, food security, and […]

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  • On the Move in the Main Library

    If you’ve been in the Main Library recently, you’ve noticed some activity. We’re getting ready for beginning of construction that will transform the first floor of the Main Library into a learning commons. […]

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  • DSPH Pecha-Kucha! October 26

    The Digital Studio for the Public Humanities – DSPH – invites you to attend  “DSPH Pecha-Kucha!,” our first public event , on Wednesday, October 26 – from 5 to 6:30 […]

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