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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Happy finals week

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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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