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  • Learn & Create Workshop: Soldering Basics – Surface Mount

    Soldering Basics – Surface Mount Tuesday, September 24th; 5:00 p.m. Engineering Library Creative Space   Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about, […]

  • Accepting Nominations for the Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence

    The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the practice of librarianship, service to the […]


    In 1923, department chair Philip Greeley Clapp established graduate studies in music at the University of Iowa, and in 1924/25, the first students concluded their course of study with the submission of musical compositions and documents as theses. Over the last 95 years, Iowa graduates have […]

  • Learn & Create Workshop! Soldering Basics – Through Hole

    Soldering Basics – Through Hole   Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about, and build, electronics without needing to pick up a soldering iron, […]

  • Registration for Creative Kick-Start Program!!

    Registration is now open for the Creative Kick-Start Program!    Hey students! Are you interested in giving your idea, project, or invention a kick-start? Want to make that project a reality? Registration is now open for the Kick-Start program! The Engineering Library and the […]

  • Learn & Create Workshop! Patents: What Are These Things?

    Patents: What Are These Things?   What is a patent and how the heck can you find one? Kari Kozak, Head Lichtenberger Engineering Librarian, will be leading a FREE workshop on those very questions (and more!) Come and explore the hidden resources of patents!  About 85% of the technical […]

  • Hardin Library CLOSED for All Home Football Games, Closed Saturday, September 7

    The Hardin Library will be closed for all home US football games.  The 24-hour study will be available with an Iowa OneCard or UIHC Badge.  Cambus does not provide bus service near the VA, UIHC or Arena area until approximately 1 hour after game time.  More Cambus game day bus […]

  • Learn & Create Workshop – What’s Happening in the Library?!

    What’s Happening in the Engineering Library Classes are just getting started – now is the perfect time to find out what is happening in the Lichtenberger Engineering Library! Kari Kozak, Head of the Lichtenberger Engineering Library, is leading the workshop, What’s Happening […]

  • New Learn & Create Workshops!

    All New Learn & Create Workshops for Fall 2019!   Check out the amazing lineup of Learn & Create Workshops we have this fall! They will be held on Tuesdays at 5:00 pm in the Lichtenberger Library Creative Space. Workshops are sponsored by the Engineering Electronics Shop, Lichtenberger […]

  • September Hardin Open Workshops | Embase, EndNote, Data Management Essentials & More

    Hardin Library is offering 11 open workshops in September.  Sign up online or call 319-335-9151 to register. September 3 APA Style September 4 Getting Started with Hardin Library resources September 10 Mobile resources September 11 EndNote Desktop September 17 Keeping Current September 18 Open […]

  • Students and Faculty | Data Management Workshop Series this semester

    We have a series of three data management workshops scheduled this Fall: Data Management Essentials, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11am-12pm Data Management File Naming, Tuesday, November 12, 11-11:30am OpenRefine – learn to work with tabular data, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2-3pm Register online or by calling […]

  • Students | How to Reserve Group Study Rooms @Hardin

    The Hardin Library has 11 group study rooms that can be reserved for up to 4 hours at a time whenever the library is open.  Group study rooms are intended to be used by groups of 2 people or more.  The 4th Floor of Hardin Library has quiet, personal studies available on a first-come, […]

  • New e-books added to Clinical Key July-August 2019 | Peds, Ortho, Radiology, Vascular, Endo

    Essential Orthopaedics (Miller, Mark) 2nd ed Essentials of Radiology (Mettler, Fred) 4th ed Fanaroff and Martin’s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Martin, Richard) 11th ed Fenichel’s Clinical Pediatric Neurology (Piña-Garza, J. Eric) 8th ed Holcomb and Ashcraft’s Pediatric […]

  • Color and Black and White Printing @Hardin Library

    Hardin Library printing and public computers are provided by ITS.   Color printing is available from ALL public computers.  Simply select ITC-Color as your printer and release the job from the print release station on 3rd Floor or in the Information Commons West. Color printing is 15 […]

  • Return or Renew Books Due June 2019 – We accept returns via campus mail!

    All loans due in June, 2019 should be returned or renewed.  Materials due in June 2019 must be renewed or returned by October 1 to avoid being billed a replacement charge. You may renew your loans: by signing into my account by bringing your books to the library and asking for renewals by […]

  • Welcome Back!!

    WELCOME BACK!!!     Remember when you were in grade, middle, and high school? Remember the lists of supplies you needed? The excitement of new notebooks, pens, and new backpacks? All those things designed to help make you more successful in your school career? We don’t have a list […]

  • A Model for Chaucer’s Doctor | August 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    JOHN OF GADDESDEN (1280?-1361). Rosa Anglica practica medicine a capite ad pedes. Pavia: Joannesantonius Birreta, 1492. John studied at Merton College, Oxford, then practiced first at Oxford and later in London, where he was highly esteemed among his contemporaries. He was the first […]

  • Behind the Scenes with the Engineering Library Staff!

    SEE WHO IS BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE ENGINEERING LIBRARY!!   The Lichtenberger Engineering Library staff is here to help you find what you need to be successful in your college career! But, who are we? And how did we end up here in the engineering library?  Kari Kozak is the Head of the […]

  • Welcome to the Sciences Library!

    Hello, new & returning Hawkeyes! Visit the Sciences Library this week to find a comfortable study spot, enjoy free coffee, and meet our staff! Our new exhibit showcases our staff, what they can do for you, and what they would like you to know about them! Stop by to find out who likes Quantum […]

  • Wulfie Parsons Music Library Guide: 2019 Edition

    In the summer of 2018, the Rita Benton Music Library “adopted” Wülfie Parsons, who belonged previously to Dr. Donna Parsons. He’s always on the prowl near the Service Desk, decked out in his Hawkeye black and gold kerchief, keeping the Music Library in tip-top shape.   […]

  • What’s New For You At the Business Library

    Welcome, everyone!  Big changes have taken place in the library this summer.  Come visit—and have a successful semester. 4TH Floor Renewal The 4th-floor has been remodeled with new furniture and carpeting, plus a brighter decor.  Sound absorbers along the stairs help maintain a […]

  • Engineering Library News!!!

    Links at end of newsletter.   Infographic Learn & Create Workshops Highlighted Tools SPIE Digital Library eBooks American Society of Civil Engineers Research Library Course Reserves ICON     &nbs […]

  • 2018-2019 Year in Review!!

    Check out this fascinating infographic highlighting our past fiscal year! We’ve had an exciting year and are looking forward to a great 2019-2020!!  &nbs […]

  • Regular Semester Hours Begin Monday, August 26

    Interim hours end on Monday, August 26. Saturday, August 24 the library will be open 10am-2pm. Sunday, August 25 the library will be open Noon-4pm. Monday-Thursday 7:30am – Midnight Friday 7:30am – 8pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday Noon – Midnight The 24-hour study is available with a […]

  • Introducing Conrad Bendixen: Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian

    The Sciences Library is pleased to introduce Conrad Bendixen, our new Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian! Conrad comes to us from St. Ambrose University, where he was the liaison librarian in health sciences and biology for six years. Prior to that, he worked at Kirkwood Community […]

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