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  • Nancy Kraft Awarded High Preservation Honor

    Submitted by Giselle Simon We are so pleased to announce that our own Nancy Kraft, Head of Preservation, has been awarded the Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Award for excellence in Library Preservation for 2018. The award was established to honor the memory of Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris, early […]

  • Graduate Students & Faculty | Manage Your Citations Efficiently with EndNote | Free workshops this Spring

    EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your […]

  • Rockbolting

    If you are like me and are driving through a rock tunnel (like the one below in Custer State Park, South Dakota), you might be amazed at how sturdy it is and a little afraid of the “Falling Rock” sign. But, again, if you are like me, you’ve probably not given more than a passing […]

  • Sam Watson, MLIS | Outreach Specialist | National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region

    Meet Sam Watson, Outreach Specialist for the National Library of Medicine-Greater Midwest Region. As a late comer to the library field, I’m still grooming my information professional pedigree. I bring with me an academic librarian instruction and science liaison experience from my time at […]

  • Library closed Monday, January 15 for MLK Holiday | Regular hours resume January 16

    The Hardin Library will be closed on Monday, January 15 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  Regular hours resume Tuesday, January 16. […]

  • Water shut down Thursday, January 11

    Water will be shut off at the library tomorrow from approximately 8am-3pm in order to repair a damaged pipe. Restrooms will be closed. […]

  • Build Your Own Igloo!

    So, it’s winter. You are tired of being cooped up inside. You need exercise (and not on a treadmill). You need fresh air. Got snow? Why not build an igloo?   A great way to spend some time in the great outdoors – fresh air, exercise – fun with your family and friends! So, […]

  • New e-books available via ClinicalKey | Pediatrics, Surgery, Anesthesia and more!

    New books added to Hardin Library’s ClinicalKey subscription in November, 2017.  To access any of these titles, open ClinicalKey (http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/clinicalkey)  and click on Books. Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate (Goldsmith, Jay) 6th ed Atlas of Image-Guided Spinal […]

  • Free Conference for Instructors | Teaching with the Library: From Data to Knowledge | Friday, January 12

    Teaching with the Library: From Data to Knowledge In order to succeed as scholars in a world of fake news and information overload, it is more important than ever for our students to learn how to critically evaluate, analyze, and utilize the information they consume every day in their academic and […]

  • Brittney Thomas, MLIS | All of Us Manager

    Meet Brittney Thomas, Manager for the NNLM All of Us Coordinating Center. Brittney  joined the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of the Libraries of Medicine in November and has spent the last few weeks learning as much as she can about health librarianship. In her new role, […]

  • New Acquisition: Andrei Codrescu Papers

    By Timothy Shipe University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of the library and papers of noted Romanian-American writer Andrei Codrescu. Comprising approximately eighty linear feet of manuscripts, books, audiovisual material, digital media, art works, […]

  • Winter Break Hours @Hardin Library

    Hardin Library has a 24-hour study available when the library is closed but you must apply for access at the library in advance. Saturday, Dec. 16 CLOSED Sunday, Dec. 17 CLOSED Monday, Dec. 18-Friday, Dec. 22 7:30am-6pm Saturday, Dec. 23 CLOSED Sunday, Dec. 24 CLOSED Monday, Dec. 25 CLOSED  […]

  • New Database | Medical Services and Warfare | Includes Nightingale Papers

    Medical Services and Warfare is produced by Adam Matthew Digital, with content provided by The British Library. Medical Services and Warfare includes more than 5,000 manuscript items digitized from the Nightingale Papers at the British Library. This unique collection comprises correspondence […]

  • 09: Historically Yours: Love, Marjorie; Knitting hats for strawberries, swearing at horses, and the circus comes to town: Life in Kansas in the 1930’s

    Living miles apart from your loved ones in the 1930’s a letter was a great way to stay connected. University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science faculty member and author Jennifer Burek Pierce is the guest for episode nine of Historically Yours and reads a fun […]

  • How Much Coffee? Make a Guess – Win a Mug!

    How many cups of coffee will be made in the Engineering Library during Finals Week? Make a guess & win an official Lichtenberger Engineering Library Travel Mug!!   Don’t forget we have extended hours! Sunday, December 10th, from 2:00 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, December […]

  • Extended Finals Week Hours!

    It’s that time again – FINALS WEEK!   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? Let us help!   Extended Hours Sunday, […]

  • Therapy Dogs @Hardin Library | Friday, Dec. 8 | 4:00-5:30pm

    Relax and pet a dog.  Therapy dogs visit Hardin Library on Friday from 4-5:30. Stay and drink free coffee, eat trail mix, and study.  We are open until Midnight Friday and Saturday  and offer lots of quiet space to study. &nbs […]

  • Featured Resource: DSM Library online | DSM-5 and more

    Are you looking for the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition)?  The Hardin Library subscribes to the DSM Library which includes: DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis DSM-5 Clinical Cases DSM-5 Guía de consulta de los criterios […]

  • 50 Years Ago Today; A Campus in Conflict

    By David McCartney, University Archivist   Tuesday, December 5, marks the 50-year anniversary of what was to that date the largest anti-war protest on the UI campus. Over 200 demonstrators gathered outside the Iowa Memorial to protest the presence of Dow Chemical representatives who were on […]

  • Special Collections November Recap

    Late October and November were filled with big events in Special Collections and the Iowa Women’s Archives.   Iowa Bibliophiles 15th Anniversary, 11-8-2017 The November meeting marked the 15th anniversary of the group. In celebration, the evening’s talk was given by Arthur […]

  • SKYWARN® Recognition Day!

    Tomorrow –  December 2nd – is National SKYWARN® Recognition Day!! So, just what is SKYWARN® ? SKYWARN® is a National Weather Service (NWS) volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. The main responsibility of a […]

  • Finals Week at the Sciences Library

    No need to stress out about Finals Week, the Sciences Library has you covered! Our quiet study spaces will be open 1 – 5 PM on Saturday, 1 – 10 PM on Sunday, 8:30 AM – 10 PM Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 AM – 5 PM on Friday. When you need some brain fuel, […]

  • Winter Exhibit

    Stop by the Sciences Library to see our new winter exhibit: Colors of Winter. We normally think of the colors of winter as rather dull and drab, at least until the first snowfall. But the plumage of birds and coats of small mammals often change dramatically during the winter months, allowing them […]

  • UI awarded $3.6M NIH Grant for “All of Us” personal medicine initiative

    Originally published in IowaNow online. UI to lead national campaign educating Americans, health care professionals about precision medicine $3.6 million NIH grant will make the UI a national hub for creating and distributing educational information for the ‘All of Us’ initiative By: […]

  • Workshop: Lit Searching for a Systematic Review | Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2-3pm

    This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also […]

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