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  • Ella Wagner: 2019 Linda and Richard Kerber Travel Grant Recipient

    Ella Wagner, a PhD candidate from Loyola University is this year’s Linda and Richard Kerber travel grant recipient. Linda Kerber and her husband Richard founded this Fund for Research in the Iowa Women’s Archives that awards $1000 annually to a researcher, especially a graduate student, […]

  • Finals Week Coffee | starting at 5pm Friday, Dec 13

    Finals week coffee begins Friday at 5pm! And while it lasts we will also have snacks, hot chocolate, and tea.

  • Reindeer Game @Hardin Library

    Find our reindeer, win a prize: Friday, Dec 13-Friday, Dec 20                     Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable […]

  • Hardin Library Open Until Midnight Friday, Dec 13 & Saturday, Dec 14

    Need some extra time to study? Hardin Library can help you out. Free coffee starting at 5pm Friday Reserve a group study or One Button Studio Silent computer lab – Information Commons West, 2nd Floor Quiet floor – 4th 24-hour study available to current students and staff Black and white […]

  • Congratulations Graduates!

    Congratulations to our student assistants, Rachel and Jarod! They are both graduating this December and we are so excited for them!     Rachel Henkle has been working with us for three and half years as a Student Assistant, and we are going to miss her smiling face! She is getting her […]

  • Introducing the Studio’s New GIS Specialist: Jay Bowen

    We are excited to announce that Jay Bowen will be joining the team in the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio as our new Geographic Information System Specialist on January 21st.  Jay comes to us from his most recent role as a Senior Analyst with Quantum Spatial, Inc. in Lexington, […]

  • Next Week is FINALS Week!!

    Yes, next week is FINALS WEEK and we are here to help you get ready!!! Are you finding that you are having trouble concentrating when you try and study in your room? Too many distractions? The couch and TV or gaming system just too close? Or that nice, soft, comfy bed? Stop in – we

  • Dimitri Mitropoulos’ Music Library: From New York to Iowa and Back Again

    On November 21, the New York Philharmonic Archives opened a new exhibit about Greek conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos (1896-1960) in the Bruno Walter Gallery at Lincoln Center. The exhibit focuses on Mitropoulos’ tenure as music director of the Philharmonic (1949-1958), but also explores major […]

  • Points on a Map

    The end of another semester means another update to my map! This semester I focused closely on the first 30 locations in the text, ten from each category of location I determined, visited locations (gray), mentioned in poetry (blue), and mentioned in prose (yellow) . This covers chapters 1-9 for […]

  • Reflections on the Digital Humanities Capstone Symposium

    Yesterday, I attended the Public Digital Humanities (DH) Capstone Symposium. The symposium represented the final step towards completing the Public Digital Humanities certificate. At the event, my colleagues discussed the digital projects they had worked on during the semester, as part of the […]

  • About my Digital Humanities Capstone Project …

    My research broadly examines Black women who traveled abroad for their education motives, either teaching, researching, or studying, during the 20th century. With the Digital Humanities (DH) Capstone Project, I wanted to utilize digital tools to explore, present, and interpret my research. My […]

  • SKYWARN® Recognition Day!!

    December 7th, 2019 is National SKYWARN® Recognition Day!!   So, just what is SKYWARN® ? It is a National Weather Service (NWS) volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. The main responsibility of a SKYWARN® spotter […]

  • Encountering Soul in the Iowa Women’s Archives: Scholar Taryn D. Jordan and the Aldeen Davis Papers

    Taryn D. Jordan was researching Ella Fitzgerald at the Schlesinger Library in the Radcliffe Institute when she first encountered the papers that would bring her to the Iowa Women’s Archives. Jordan is a doctoral candidate in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Emory University […]

  • Create Your Own Pop-up Greeting Cards – Learn & Create Workshop!

    Creating Pop-up Greeting Cards Tuesday, December 3rd; 5:00 PM Engineering Library Creative Space     The holiday season is coming up quickly! Want to impress your friends and family with fun and unique greeting cards?  Learn about paper folding and create your own, unique pop-up […]

  • Mahanna wins Library Research Award

    Allexis Mahanna, a UI senior majoring in global health studies, won the inaugural Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA) offered by the University of Iowa Libraries. Mahanna was selected from a competitive pool of undergraduate researchers who applied for the award and presented their work at […]

  • Fun Activities for the Thanksgiving Break!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!     Stuffed with food? Tired from the tryptophan? Need something to get yourself moving and thinking again? Kids to entertain? Or just want something different to do? I don’t know if it is warm or cold where you are – but I think I can say that some […]

  • Past Lives Find New Home at UI Paleontology Repository

    It’s amazing, isn’t it, to think that we in the 21st century can pick up a rock from a quarry, a roadside embankment, or perhaps even your own driveway that retains the shape and detail of a creature that has not been seen on the face of the earth for hundreds of millions of years?

  • Learn & Create Workshop – Arduino Piano!

    Arduino Piano Tuesday, November 19th; 5:00 PM Engineering Library Creative Space   Learn to create a your own mini piano! Learn all the steps to make your own mini piano using an Arduino and circuit board.  This lightweight keyboard allows you to play an octave of notes using capacitive […]

  • Is that news story real or fake?

    My  colleagues at the Main library published a guide that outlines how to assess news stories.  The guide is titled Fake News and provides information on the following topics:  Understanding types of misinformation Lateral reading Reverse image searching Logical fallacies Bias […]

  • Culshaw elected ARL vice president/president-elect

    John Culshaw, the Jack B. King University Librarian at the University of Iowa, has been elected to serve as incoming vice president/president-elect for the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Culshaw will become ARL president on October 7, 2020. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a […]

  • Graduate Thesis Boot Camp Registration Open!

    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! FREE 2-Day Graduate Thesis Workshop! Presented by the Lichtenberger Engineering Library, College of Engineering, the Graduate College, and the Hanson Center for Technical Communication! January 16th & 17th, 2020   Open to current engineering and computer science […]

  • FAQ — Ithaka S+R University of Iowa Faculty Survey on Library Planning

    The Ithaka S+R University of Iowa Faculty Survey on Library services and space will help the Libraries evaluate faculty use of our facilities, resources and services. All UI faculty are invited to participate in an important study designed to inform the University of Iowa Libraries’ strategic […]

  • Learn & Create Workshop – Create Citations!

    Creating Citations Quickly & Easily with Endnote Tuesday, November 5th; 5:00 PM Engineering Library Creative Space     Want to make your research and writing more efficient? Hate the last minute rush of trying to create a correctly formatted bibliography? This workshop is for you! We […]

  • Capture Your Research! Image Competition

    NEXUS, the College of Engineering, Hancher, and the Lichtenberger Engineering Library have joined together to sponsor the inaugural “Capture your Research! Image Competition!“       Engineering students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit one image which […]

  • Bwhahahaha! Halloween is This Week!

        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? We have the tools and resources you need to create your own unique, spook-tacular, terror-ific, Halloween […]

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