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  • Sackner Archive Exhibit Virtual Tour Launched

    For those who did not get a chance to visit the Sackner Archive exhibition in the Main Library Gallery during the Fall 2020 semester, you’re in luck! The virtual tour of the exhibit is now ready to view. The tour features 360° photos of the Main Library Gallery, which allow the viewer to […]

  • January 2020 Book of the Month | John Martin Rare Book Room | Eye Diseases by Demours 1818

    DEMOURS, ANTOINE PIERRE (1762-1836) Traité des maladies des yeux : avec des planches coloriées représentant ces maladies d’après nature, suivi de la description de l’œil humain / traduite du latin de S.T. Soemmerring [Treatise on eye diseases: with […]

  • Welcome Back, Hawkeyes!

    You are invited to the Sciences Library for a comfortable, quiet place to study! There are computer stations, study carrels, and booths with USB and outlets for phones and computers. If you have group work to do, there are tables and large mobile monitors to use for sharing your computer […]

  • Spring Hours and Assistance

    The Biz Hub library information desk will be open the following hours this semester:  Monday—Friday 8:00 am—5:00 pm  Saturday Closed  Sunday 1:00—5:00 pm  In addition to our service desk hours, the business library team will be available online and […]

  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Signs new PLOS Deal

    If you’ve ever considered publishing Open Access (OA) in PLOS Biology or PLOS Medicine, it just got a lot more affordable. The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), of which University of Iowa is a member, just signed […]

  • Hardin Library Closed Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    The Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, January 18 for the martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.  The library will reopen on Tuesday, January 19 at 7:30am. The 24-hour study will be available when the library is closed. University of Iowa Martin Luther King Day events

  • 2021 Spring Research Scholars Workshops

      2021 Spring Research Scholars Workshops An informative series of six virtual workshops is designed to aid researchers at all levels with scholarly publishing, research poster presentation, technical writing tips, literature reviews, searches and more. All one-hour workshops are on Wednesday […]

  • John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library Open By Appointment During Winter Break | Zoom or In-Person

    Anyone may make an appointment to use the John Martin Rare Book Room from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.  You may make an in-person appointment or our curator can meet your via Zoom and show you materials online. To make an appointment: email curator damien-ihrig@uiowa.edu OR call 319-335-9154 The […]

  • New Books Jan. 5, 2020

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please click the link and use the website to request a loan. […]

  • Dr. Charles Hawtrey 1935-2020 | 2017 Talk on The Great War To End All Wars

    Dr. Charles Hawtrey, Professor Emeritus, Department of Urology died on December 29, 2020. Dr. Hawtrey served as a naval urologist in Beaufort, South Carolina during the Vietnam War, and became a clinical professor in pediatric urology at The University of Iowa. Dr. Hawtrey retired in 2002. Obituary […]

  • Sackner Archive: Building a ‘Home Sweet Museum’

    In this short video, Margaret Gamm, Head of Special Collections and co-curator of the Sackner Archive exhibition in the Main Library Gallery, gives insight about the correspondence between Marvin and Ruth Sackner and the artists whose work they admired, commissioned, and joyfully collected. […]

  • Spring Semester Hours Begin Monday, January 4

    Hardin Library Spring Semester hours begin now.   Monday-Thursday Library open 7:30am-6pm Virtual help available 7:30am-9pm Friday Library open & virtual help available 7:30am-6pm Saturday and Sunday Virtual help 1-5pm 24-hour study is available when the library is closed.

  • Hardin Library Stacks Open

    Hardin Library bookstacks opened on Monday, January 4.  You may browse the stacks and pull any books you are interested in using or to check out. Still available from the library catalog: request holds for pick up request office delivery request pick up at another University library

  • Aiden Bettine to join Special Collections and University Archives

    The University of Iowa Libraries is pleased to announce that Aiden M. Bettine will join the Department of Special Collections and University Archives as Community and Student Life Archivist effective January 4, 2021, a newly-created position in the Libraries’ Residency Librarian Program*. […]

  • Remembering Dick Eimas | Former Curator of the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    by Catherine Reed Thureson, MA Richard (Dick) Eimas, former curator of the John Martin Rare Book Room, passed away on November 19th, 2020 following a battle with cancer. Dick was the original curator of the John Martin Rare Book Room, a position he held from 1975 until his retirement in 2002. Dick […]

  • More Accessible Library Returns @Hardin Library

    You may return books and DVDs from any University of Iowa Library to the Hardin Library book return.  Hardin Library’s book return is available 24×7 and is handicapped accessible.  Hardin Library has metered parking near the book return and a 20-minute free meter.  There […]

  • 2020 Fall Undergraduate Library Research Award Winners

    The University Libraries received several strong applications for the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA). Because of this, we were able to secure extra funding from the Academic Enrichment Fund thanks to the Friends of the UI Libraries. We were able to recognize three […]

  • Dr. Eric Ensley joins Special Collections

    On December 28th, 2020, Dr. Eric Ensley will join Special Collections as Curator of Books and Maps. Ensley earned his MSLS from UNC before going on to earn an MA in English from NCSU, then an MA, M.Phil., and PhD in English from Yale. While at Yale, he worked in the Beinecke Library as a

  • New Books – Dec. 16, 2020

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please click the link and use the website to request a loan. […]

  • Difficulty Using Resources Off Campus? | Use Firefox/Safari/Edge

    If you are having trouble accessing library resources while using the Chrome browser off campus, please try using a different web browser. Chrome is the most secure web browser, and some library resources do not yet comply with the latest changes.  You may receive “bad gateway” […]

  • Finals Week Stress Relief Guide

    When you take a break from your studying, rest and recharge with online puzzles, science coloring sheets, wildlife live cams, and museum and nature virtual tours with the Sciences Library’s Finals Week Stress Relief Guide. You can put together a puzzle of the Andromeda galaxy, The Blue Marble […]

  • Winter Break Information!

    Winter Break is Almost Here!   Beginning December 21st, the Monday after Finals Week, the Seamans Center and the Library will be closed to the public. During this period, the Library will be transitioning to “Curbside” and “Virtual” availability until January 15th. […]

  • New Books Dec. 8 2020

    Welcome to the Library’s virtual New Book Shelf. Here we will present new titles for you to browse and check out. Titles listed here will be monographs published in the current year. If you see a title you would like to borrow, please click the link and use the website to request a loan. […]

  • Introducing the Anatomage Table 7 – Fully Segmented 3D Anatomy

    The Anatomage Table 7 is now available for use at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences! The Table 7 is the world’s only fully-segmented real human 3D anatomy system. Users can visualize anatomy exactly as they would on a fresh cadaver. Individual structures of the body […]

  • Dr. Thomas H. Kent: Library Benefactor

    Dr. Thomas H. Kent, professor emeritus of pathology at the University of Iowa, died November 21 as in-person classes at The University of Iowa came to a close for the fall 2020 term. Dr. Kent was the youngest son of Frederick W. Kent, who played a key role in documenting life at the University of

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