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  • 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. Q: Why is the University of Iowa Libraries participating in this survey? A: This survey is designed to inform the University of Iowa […]

  • 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 […]

  • Eurasian Manuscripts – Keogh Fall 2019 DH Capstone

    For my DH Capstone semester, I am working on the usability and clarity for a website about manuscripts. It started here and now looks like this. The site is an outlet for materials discussed in the 2016 Mellon-Sawyer Seminar, “Cultural and Textual Exchanges: The Manuscript Across Pre-Modern […]

  • Back at it aGenji

    Hello again! I’m continuing my work from the summer fellowship this semester as I work on my PDH Capstone with the Studio.  This semester I am primarily focused on fleshing out the first thirty locations for my map. I’m still following my previously established large headings […]

  • New Publications by Director Janna Lawrence | unsolicited emails and Ebola preparation systematic review

    Janna Lawrence, Director of Hardin Library, recently co-authored two articles: Krasowski MD, Lawrence JC, Briggs AS, Ford BA. Burden and Characteristics of Unsolicited Emails from Medical/Scientific Journals, Conferences, and Webinars to Faculty and Trainees at an Academic Pathology Department. […]

  • LAST DAY To Register for Creative Kick-Start Program!!

    LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE CREATIVE KICK-START PROGRAM!  Hey students! Are you interested in giving your idea, project, or invention a kick-start? Want to make that project a reality?   Don’t miss out! Today, Oct 25, 2019, 11:59 PM (CT) is your LAST chance to submit your […]

  • The Holy Land continued

    This semester I’m entering a new phase of my Digital Humanities scholarship. My project is simultaneously the capstone to my Public Digital Humanities Certificate and the very first project for my Informatics Certificate, in the form of the final project for my Geographic Databases class. It […]

  • Learn & Create Workshop – Standards: Guides & Regulations

    Standards: Guides and Regulations for Building and Testing Tuesday, October 29th; 5:00 PM Engineering Library Creative Space   From medical devices to concrete in walkways, standards are part of our everyday life.  This workshop will allow you to gain an introduction to standards and […]

  • Kraft Retires as Head of Preservation & Conservation

    Nancy E. Kraft, Head of Preservation and Conservation, has retired after serving 18 years at the University of Iowa Libraries.

  • The Remarkable John Giorno

    The following comes from Olson Graduate Assistant Rich Dana John Giorno, poet, artist, and activist, passed away Friday, October 12th at the age of 82. Although readers may not be familiar with his name, Giorno was one of the most influential American artists of the post-war 20th century. He […]

  • New Corn Monument Exhibit!

    HAPPY HOMECOMING, HAWKEYES!!   What would Homecoming be without the Corn Monument? The Corn Monument has been part of the Hawkeye Homecoming tradition off and on since 1913. Or 1914, depending on what you are reading! According to Irving Weber, Iowa City & University of Iowa Historian, the […]

  • Halloween Costume Design! New Learn & Create!

    Halloween Costume Design!!   Thinking about that Halloween costume? Our Learn & Create Halloween Costume Design workshop is here to help! Learn quick and easy ways to spice up your Halloween costume! Incorporate nano pixels, lights, and sound into your costume!  Jahn Kostman, […]

  • Anthony van Leeuwenhoek | Microscope Builder | October 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    ANTHONY VAN LEEUWENHOEK (1632-1723). Continuation arcanorum naturae detectorum. Delft: Apud Henricum a Kroonevelt, 1697.   Antonio van Leeuwenhoek, of Delft, was  the first to use the microscope systematically and  brought the construction of the simple microscope to a high […]

  • Registration for Creative Kick-Start Program!!

    Registration is now open for the Creative Kick-Start Program!  Hey students! Are you interested in giving your idea, project, or invention a kick-start? Want to make that project a reality? Registration is now open for the Kick-Start program! The Engineering Library and […]

  • ICRU Participants: Apply for Undergraduate Library Research Award | Deadline November 4

    About the Award Sponsored by the UI Libraries, under direction of the Undergraduate Engagement Department, the  Undergraduate Library Research Award is awarded to a student presenting in the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates’ Fall and Spring Undergraduate Research Festivals […]

  • Hardin Library CLOSED for All Home Football Games, OPEN Saturday October 26

    The Hardin Library will be closed for all home US football games.  The 24-hour study will be available with an Iowa OneCard or UIHC Badge.  Cambus does not provide bus service near the VA, UIHC or Arena area until approximately 1 hour after game time.  More Cambus game day bus […]

  • Selections from the Sackner Collection: The Association for Study of Arts Materials

    Selections from the Sackner Collection: The Association for Study of Arts Materials Written by Diane Dias De Fazio, Curator of Rare Books & Book Arts   Well, konnichiwa.   The University of Iowa Special Collections announced the arrival of The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Collection of […]

  • Did You Miss Black Hole Week?

    If so, you’re not alone. Black holes are by definition problematic to observe. In fact, it was only in April of this year that astronomers unveiled for the first time an image of a black hole in Messier 87 , a supergiant galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. So who knew that an entire […]

  • In Memory of Richard M. Caplan | September 2019 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    Richard M. Caplan, July 16, 1929 – August 20, 2019 This issue of Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room is dedicated to the memory of Richard D. Caplan, long time supporter and contributor to the University of Iowa History of Medicine Society. In his tenure at the University, Dick gave […]

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