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  • OA Publishing Platforms with Don Share, Sr. Editor of Poetry Magazine, Oct 29 at 3pm

    Open access publishing’s place in the humanities is uncertain at the moment, and knowledge of it will be important going forward in resolving inequitable relationships between presses and authors, journal […]

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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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  • UI Librarian, Jennifer DeBerg, Receives Arthur Benton Award

    Jennifer DeBerg is recipient of the Arthur Benton Excellence in Reference Services Professional Development Award. This award is given biennially to a University Libraries’ professional staff member who has demonstrated […]

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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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  • Zine Library Day

    July is International Zine Month and July 21 is Zine Library Day, a chance to celebrate self-publishing collections around the world. Zines are self-published works, made for passion rather than […]

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  • A Nancy Drew birthday

    University of Iowa alumna Mildred Wirt Benson — journalist, pilot, amateur archaeologist, ghost writer, and the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery series — was born on this day in […]

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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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