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  • Looking for Statistics and Information? Try Statista!

    Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.  Use it to find:  Statistics – Includes data on: the economy, companies, countries, products, demographics, media & advertising, healthcare and medical conditions.   Industry reports […]

  • What Would You Attempt to Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

    This post is by IWA Graduate Assistant Erik Henderson Taking a risk can be one of the most difficult things you must do. However, how would it feel knowing that you cannot fail no matter what you do? One thing that holds us back in life is our clouded judgment when making a major move.

  • Ida Bogue’s Handmade Adventure

    The following was written by Curator of Books and Maps Eric Ensley As the snow begins to melt away in Iowa City, happily we begin to think of nature and adventures along the hills and riverbanks of the countryside. This desire for spring is felt all the more as we live through times of loss

  • ‘It Is Home’: Q&A with Exhibit Curators Rachel Garza Carreón and Christopher Ortega

    A brand new exhibition opened on February 8 in the Main Library Gallery. Building Our Own Community: 50 Years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center, Founded by Chicano and American Indian Students in 1971 was curated with care by Rachel Garza Carreón and Christopher Ortega. Their work […]

  • Discovering the hectographic world of Mae Strelkov

    The following is written by Olson Graduate Research Assistant, Rich Dana In the 1970s, a remarkable woman from Argentina was an underground art sensation. While researching the forgotten art of hectographic printing, I discovered the work of Mae Strelkov, a little-known visionary artist from […]

  • New Book Display 2-22-2021

    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 below the item and sign in with your Hawk

  • Job Fair Prep

    Planning on attending the Job Fair on Wednesday?  Get prepared by researching companies that might be present.  Try these resources:   Vault Campus  – Offers information for job seekers and researchers needing insight into a company’s corporate culture. Provides employer profiles, […]

  • Learn & Create Workshops Announced!

        2021 Spring Learn & Create Workshops All workshops are on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm over Zoom! Any of the hands-on workshops will have kits available for purchase through the Electronic Shop, so that you be able to do these projects right along with the instructor!  Links for the kits will […]

  • Do you need to find information for an assignment? We are here to help!

    Are you struggling to find:   Company financials for your project?  Market and industry information for your business plan?   A SWOT analysis on a company?  Opportunities and risks of doing business in another country?   Business Librarians can help. Email Willow or Kim or set up a […]

  • Remembering the vision of Estera Milman

    We lost an important voice in the art and archival world last month.  Estera Milman, art historian, curator, and researcher of the avant-garde, died January 27, 2021 in Boston. Milman received her MFA at the University of Iowa in Photography/Photomedia, Historical Criticism and Theory. She then […]

  • UI authors can now make Cambridge articles Open Access for free

    On the heels of its recent arrangement with PLOS, the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) has entered into a second contract to bundle the cost of journal subscriptions and Open Access (OA) publishing, this time with publisher, Cambridge University Press. Under this three-year contract, […]

  • UI Libraries launches a new podcast series

    A library is a building, right? Or is it collection of books? What about all the other sources of information available in libraries? Loud in the Libraries takes you behind the scenes to help you make sense of the University of Iowa Libraries so you can make the best use of all the Libraries have

  • New Book Display 02/17/2021

    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.  

  • Hidden Figures: Movie Screening with Commentary!

      In recognition of Black History Month & International Day of Women and Girls in Science join us for Hidden Figures: Movie Screening with Commentary The Lichtenberger Engineering Library and the College of Engineering DEI Council are sponsoring a live-stream viewing of Hidden Figures, […]

  • Building Our Own Community: Exhibit Celebrates UI’s Latino Native American Cultural Center

    In 1971, three University of Iowa students, Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, Ruth Pushetonequa, and Antonio Zavala, established what is now the Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC) on campus. In 2021, the LNACC is celebrating 50 years of creating community and a home-away-from-home for Latinx […]

  • Groundhog Day 2021: Anticipating a beautiful & bright spring!

    While there is no consensus among groundhogs this week about exactly when spring will arrive, there is the reminder that spring will come, and as Punxsutawney Phil would like us to know, “you’re looking forward to one of the most beautiful and brightest springs you’ve ever seen.” Check out […]

  • Spring Semester Hours

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

  • A New Processional, from Poissy to the Prairie

    The following comes from Book and Maps Curator, Eric Ensley A perennial question for students of the Middle Ages is how and what did women read. The newest addition to our collection of medieval manuscripts answers this question at least in one place and moment. This diminutive book from the first […]

  • Select Textbooks on Reserve at the Business Library

    Visit the Business Library’s service desk to see if your textbook is available for loan.  You can also use InfoHawk+ (available on the Business Library Web page) to find out which materials your instructor has placed on reserve.  Select “Course Reserves” from the pull-down at the right of […]

  • Iowa City Darwin Day 2021

    Iowa City Darwin Day celebrates the benefits of science for humanity, and all are invited to celebrate this year by attending virtual talks by prestigious scientists! All Iowa City Darwin Day events are free and open to the public. Erich Jarvis’ talk “Evolution of Brain Pathways for Vocal […]

  • John Lewis and Darwin Turner’s 1978 Summer Institute

    The following comes from Archives Assistant Denise Anderson With the presidential election and Inauguration over, there has been a lot of talk about voting rights in the news. With Raphael Warnock’s win, Georgia’s first Black senator, we are reminded that the struggles and work of the Civil […]

  • 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 move […]

  • 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 colored plates representing these […]

  • 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 ready to provide assistance.  For […]

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