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  • Measuring Our Worth

    UI Libraries would like your comments regarding the type of information that you use for your research.  In particular, we would like to know your experience with federal government information, […]

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  • Iowa City Book Festival Named “Attraction of the Year”

    Great cities of literature have great book festivals. Thanks to the Iowa City Book Festival, presented by The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City is no exception. The Iowa City […]

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  • Thank you to all our OA authors.

    As the cost of journal subscriptions continues to rise, we need more authors like you to publish their scholarly work in open access journals. We hope that you’ll encourage your […]

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  • Technology mines ever-expanding body of OA resources

    The Open Access Week website offers resources explaining how research funders, researchers, administrators, students, publishers, and librarians can advocate for better OA practices. This year, the focus is on a […]

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  • Scientists are the ultimate remixers

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZAcTNFzF-s[/youtube] Making the Web Work for Science Science Commons designs strategies and tools for faster, more efficient web-enabled scientific research. We identify unnecessary barriers to research, craft policy guidelines and […]

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  • Open Access Video from SPARC

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/15881200[/vimeo] SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries (of which The University of Iowa Libraries is a member) working to […]

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  • Julie’s brilliant paper is available…

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Jh_GffRPU&feature=player_profilepage[/youtube] … to everyone because she published it in an open access journal. So now she can use it anyway she would like.

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  • Orange for Open Access

    The University of Iowa Libraries joins thousands of other academic research libraries worldwide in celebration of Open Access Week, which is now in its fourth year. To draw attention to […]

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  • Frost recognized by Guild of Book Workers

    Gary Frost, Conservator, University of Iowa Libraries, has been given the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2010 by the Guild of Book Workers. The Guild, founded in 1906, is focused on […]

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  • Banned Books Readout at IC Public Library, Sept 30

    Join Iowa City celebrities and Working Group Theatre and celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week. Working Group Theatre will be performing a new piece entitled “Burn Before […]

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