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  • How do artists’ books translate to a digital medium?
    by pprasanna on July 9, 2024 at 2:04 pm

    My project initially seemed straightforward, but I soon realized that the undertaking was much more profound than I had imagined. The question I began with was simple. What is the best way to portray an artist book online? Artists’ books are physical objects that convey meaning through structure, […]

  • “Memorias del corazón” a bilingual podcast
    by marroquinperez on July 9, 2024 at 2:04 pm

    Historia in Spanish has different meanings and can be translated to English as a story or history. What makes a personal story history? What stories are part of history? What voices and stories are not included in history? “History is written by the victors” is a common phrase used to describe […]

  • Rampage Party Press / in the works!
    by myapp on July 9, 2024 at 2:03 pm

    Hi! My name is Margaret Yapp – I’m currently an MFA candidate at the Center for the book, entering my thesis year. Before starting at UICB, I did an MFA in poetry at the Writers’ Workshop. I have spent the last few years at UICB really focused on learning letterpress printing and figuring out […]

  • Python for English majors
    by ajtierney on July 9, 2024 at 2:02 pm

    My original goal for the Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio’s Fellowship was to learn how to code in Python, with the end goal of using machine learning in my scholarship. However, one question that’s emerged during the summer is: how do you teach humanities majors to code? At first, I […]

  • Decades on and still standing: a history of trees on campus
    by ruizzeped on July 9, 2024 at 1:59 pm

    uI like to press my ear against their rugged surface, run my fingers down the ridges of the bark. I close my eyes and breath in the scent of resins, of wet earth. Trees are special for me: they give me peace. That’s why I decided to make a documentary about the most significant treesContinue […]

  • Introductory blog post: Connie Chen
    by weitzchen on July 9, 2024 at 1:57 pm

    Hi! My name is Connie Chen. I am an upcoming 3rd year MFA student in the Nonfiction Writing Program. My thesis in creative nonfiction is my book project titled This is a Zoo, a polyphonic liturgy with candid appreciation of unruly flesh, and penetrating analysis of chronic illness, gender, […]

  • Here’s what Hardin staff are reading this summer
    by Sarah Andrews on July 3, 2024 at 8:06 pm

    Hardin Library has an enrichment collection to stimulate the mind and expand perspectives. The collection, which includes both print and electronic books, contains an assortment of health sciences biographies, histories, narratives, works of fiction, and graphic novels. Mark Onken, administrative […]

  • Welcome new residents! Hardin is here to support you.
    by Sarah Andrews on July 1, 2024 at 8:32 pm

    Welcome residents! Hardin Library for the Health Sciences has many ways to help you be successful during this busy time. All services overview Find your department’s subject librarian specialist Get mobile clinical care resources like UpToDate for free!

  • Main Library celebrates 140 years as a Government Information Depository
    by Ellen Wrede on June 25, 2024 at 3:28 pm

    Did you know that everything from census data to crime statistics and patent information to cookbooks written by naval officers is available to the public because it’s government information? On June 25, 2024, the University of Iowa Libraries celebrates 140 years of making info published by a […]

  • DeBerg part of team proposing new way to review evidence to improve patient care
    by Sarah Andrews on June 13, 2024 at 9:34 pm

    Congratulations to Jennifer DeBerg, user services librarian at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, on co-authoring a new article that helps update processes for evidence-based nursing. Evidence-based practice in nursing involves providing holistic, quality care based on the most up-to-date […]

  • UI Libraries Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio builds first-ever digital and searchable map of Principia Mathematica through multi-institutional, NEH-awarded grant
    by Donna Brooks on June 10, 2024 at 5:23 pm

    With a $281,104 Scholarly Editions and Translations grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), researchers at the University of Iowa and Western Kentucky University collaborated to build the first-ever digital map and data table for all three volumes and 1,992 pages of Principia […]

  • Welcome Rachel Romero
    by Elizabeth Riordan on June 7, 2024 at 4:51 pm

    We are excited to welcome Rachel Romero as our new collections archivist in Special Collections and Archives. Originally from Chicago, Rachel received her MLIS with a special collections certificate in May 2024 and her BA in English from the University of Iowa. Previously, Rachel was a graduate […]

  • Hardin Staff participate in 2024 Medical Library Association meeting
    by Sarah Andrews on June 6, 2024 at 9:35 pm

    The Medical Library Association (MLA) held a hybrid meeting in Portland, Oregon from May 18 to May 21, 2024. Many of Hardin’s librarians participated in the meeting. This year’s meeting marked the end of Hardin Director Janna Lawrence’s three-year term on the MLA Board. Hardin librarian Mary […]

  • Exploring the Legacy of PAN: A jewel in the crown of German Art Nouveau
    by Elizabeth Riordan on June 3, 2024 at 8:02 pm

    The following is written by M Clark, instruction and reference graduate assistant of Special Collections and Archives In the blossoming world of the international Art Nouveau movement of the late 1800s, German artists were carving their own unique path that reverberated across Europe. At the heart […]

  • Life in the sick room: essays | challenging gender norms for women | Book of the month from the John Martin Rare Book Room
    by Damien Ihrig on May 28, 2024 at 7:08 pm

    MARTINEAU, HARRIETT (1802-1876). Life in the sick-room: Essays. Printed in Boston by L.C. Bowles and W. Crosby, 1844. 20 cm tall. Martineau was born in 1802 into a progressive Unitarian family in Norwich. Despite the societal expectations that confined her to domestic roles, Harriet’s intellect […]

  • Introducing the Studio’s 2024 Summer Fellows
    by Connor Hood on May 23, 2024 at 7:05 pm

      The University of Iowa Graduate College and the UI Libraries Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio are excited to announce that 10 graduate students have been selected for the 2024 Studio Summer Fellowship program. These individuals will soon take part in an eight week course that provides […]

  • Bus changes due to Newton Road Construction
    by Sarah Andrews on May 16, 2024 at 7:54 pm

    The Hardin Library bus stop (Stop 0254) will close on May 17, 2024, due to construction on Newton Road. The VA Hospital stop (Stop 0253) is expected to close in late May or early June. Both stops will remain out of service during the project. Use the Transit app for up-to-date information on routes […]

  • Using UILink to access full-text content
    by Sarah Andrews on May 12, 2024 at 7:22 pm

    Full-text content from databases is often available using the UILink button. UILink is the tool that bridges our search tools like InfoHawk+, PubMed, and other databases to our subscriptions and full-text content. Make your experience seamless with the help of the best practices listed below. 1. […]

  • Congratulations to our spring 2024 graduates! 
    by Amanda Gunnink on May 7, 2024 at 10:06 pm

    Each semester we like to highlight our student workers who are graduating. This semester, our cohort of graduating student workers is four students strong. CJ Brauns Hometown: Coralville, Iowa  Degree: Master of Arts in Library and Information Science  Post-graduation plans: I’m currently […]

  • The Literary Heritage of Cornell College: Creating Digital Resources to Support Our Community
    by Connor Hood on May 6, 2024 at 7:41 pm

    By Miranda Donnellan Archives are not infallible.  As a librarian, this is a fact of life. But as a digital humanist, I am empowered to solve this problem.  For my Public Digital Humanities Certificate capstone, under the guidance of Cornell College’s Professor Kirilka Stavreva, I created a […]