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  • Guest Post: A new path for sharing your research

    During the month of Open Access week (October 23-29, 2017) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their contributions. The fourth post is by Thomas Gruca, Henry B. […]

  • Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Are you ready for some football? Fall is here! The leaves are changing colors, the days are cooler and that means one thing – Football! When we’re watching a football […]

  • 25 for 25: Edna Griffin

    Edna Griffin’s civil rights activism earned her the title of the “Rosa Parks of Iowa.” Griffin moved to Des Moines with her husband and children in 1947 and by 1948 she was agitating for change. She led a campaign to desegregate the lunch counter at the local Katz Drug Store, […]

  • Guest Post: Open Access – The sound way forward

    During the month of Open Access week (October 23-29, 2017) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their contributions. The third post is by Padmini Srinivasan, […]

  • 25 for 25: Lenabelle Bock

    Today, the Iowa Women’s Archives commemorates Lenabelle Bock. Bock, whose name is spelled variously Lenabelle and Lena Belle, was politically active in Iowa for over twenty-five years before her election to the Iowa House of Representatives. Bock, a Republican, campaigned for and won the […]

  • Guest Post: Opening doors through open access

    During the month of Open Access week (October 23-29, 2017) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their contributions.  The second guest post is by Carrie […]

  • Maximize Your Readership with Open Access | Stephan Arndt, PhD, Psychiatry & Biostatistics

    During the month of Open Access week (October 23-29, 2017) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience […]

  • Researchers: Data Management Planning Workshop | Wed., October 18, 3-4pm

    As a result of recent requirements to expand public access to the results of federally funded research, researchers in all disciplines are required to “better account for and manage the […]

  • Bwhahahaha! Halloween is Just Around the Corner!

      Are you ready for Halloween?? Are you looking for costume ideas? Perhaps a DIY costume that will light up your night? Need some DIY decorations and special effects, perhaps? […]

  • Featured resource: Brenner’s Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd Edition

    Brenner’s Encyclopedia of Genetics features short entries on genetic topics written by experts in the field.  The articles discuss, define, and explain key elements in genetics.  Each topic refers you […]

  • Librarian Activities at Midwest Chapter of Medical Library Association Annual Meeting 2017

    The Midwest Chapter of The Medical Library Association (MLA) and Michigan Health Science Library Association joint annual conference is in Yipsilanti, Michigan this year.  Our librarians are going to be […]

  • 25 for 25: Ernest Rodriguez and Estefania Rodriguez

    Ernest and Estefania Rodriguez’s father, Norberto, migrated to the United States from the state of Jalisco, Mexico in 1910. He met their mother, Muggie Adams, an African-American woman from Alabama in Iowa. The Rodriguez family lived in Holy City, a box car community in Bettendorf, Iowa for […]

  • 25 for 25: Evelyn Birkby

    Evelyn Birkby began her decades-long careers as a radio homemaker in 1950. Her program, “Down a Country Lane,” focused on her life in rural Iowa. She continued to broadcast as a part of Kitchen-Klatter, a program with listeners in six states. She has written a weekly column for the […]

  • Guest Post: Maximize Readership with Open Access

    During the month of Open Access week (October 23-29, 2017) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access. We appreciate their contributions. The first guest post is by Stephan Arndt, PhD, […]

  • Launched: the Hevelin Collection online

    Fanzines of science fiction, fantasy and horror available to read and transcribe What would you do with thousands of fragile leaflets, known as fanzines, that chronicle the history of science fiction? Such fanzines hold rich information too valuable to sit untouched, yet the materials cannot be […]

  • MATLAB Tutorial Open House

    MATLAB Tutorial Open House! Wednesday, October 18th – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Engineering Library Creative Space  MATLAB is one of the most widely used computer programming software in the Engineering […]

  • World War I – Medical Issues at Home and in the Field | History of Medicine Lecture | Thurs. Oct. 26, 5:30-7pm

    The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear: World War I—Medical Issues at Home and in the Field Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:30-7:00 p.m. 2117 MERF […]

  • Need to stay current? We can help! | Workshop Tuesday, October 10, 1-2pm

    Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new […]

  • 25 for 25: Mary Louise Smith

    Today, at the Iowa Women’s Archives commemorate one of our founders, Mary Louise Smith! Smith was born Mary Louise Epperson on October 6th, 1914 in Eddyville, Iowa. She became involved with the Republican Party in the 1950s and quickly rose through the ranks. In 1974, just after Watergate, […]

  • Upcoming October Events

    Handy Books exhibit reception. Friday, October 6th, 12-1pm Special Collections Reading Room     Saving Brinton, The documentary was extended at Film Scene in Iowa City and has additional showings […]

  • Ask a Pro!

    Are you looking for company or industry information, market research statistics, international business data, or something that seems impossible to find?  Ask a pro!  Research Librarians Kimberly Bloedel and Willow […]

  • Open Access Panel – Getting Published in Science Journals!

    Getting Published in Open Access Science Journals – A Panel Discussion Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2:00-3:00, Illinois Room, IMU   Are you a graduate student, post doctoral scholar, faculty member or […]

  • 25 for 25: Ruth Salzmann Becker

    Ruth Salzmann Becker’s papers represent several common themes found in IWA’s collections, including Jewish women in Iowa, German immigration, and feminist activism. Elizabeth Heineman, professor and chair of the University of Iowa’s history department, has used Becker’s […]

  • PubMed: Improve your results | Workshop Thurs. Oct. 5, 1-2pm

    PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to […]

  • Workshop on Finding and Using Medical Images | Wed Oct. 4, 2-3pm

    Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically? This […]

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