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  • Engineering Library closed today (1/9/24)
    by Amanda Gunnink on January 9, 2024 at 2:39 pm

    Due to inclement weather the Engineering Library will be closed today (1/9/2024). If you need to get in touch with us please email lib-engineering@uiowa.edu. Stay safe!

  • Winter Break Hours
    by Amanda Gunnink on December 20, 2023 at 3:16 pm

    If you are in town during Winter Break you can stop in and see us! Just make sure to check our hours below:   Dec 18 – Dec 22 Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm  Dec 25 – Jan 1 Closed  Jan 2 – Jan 12 Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00Continue reading "Winter Break Hours"

  • Hardin Library Interlibrary Loan closed Dec. 23–Jan. 1
    by Sarah Andrews on December 19, 2023 at 7:58 pm

    The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences Interlibrary Loan Department will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 23, until Tuesday, Jan. 2. You may place interlibrary loans during this time, but the requests will not be sent to other libraries until Jan. 2. Most other Big 10 Academic Alliance libraries […]

  • Winter Interim hours and closings at Hardin
    by Sarah Andrews on December 14, 2023 at 6:22 pm

    Hardin Library for the Health Sciences winter interim hours begin on Saturday, Dec. 16. The 24-hour study is available for affiliates whenever the library is closed. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

  • Women scientists in pre-WWII Tokyo: Lessons learned
    by Lisa Nakahara on December 8, 2023 at 6:37 pm

    My capstone project for the Public Digital Humanities certificate focused on creating an interactive map of women scientists and academic institutions in pre-WWII Tokyo. The dominant narrative of modern Japan’s scientific journey has centered on the contributions of male scientists and male-only […]

  • Done biting their tongues: UI dental hygiene and gender discrimination
    by Anna Holland on December 8, 2023 at 3:55 pm

    by Beatrice Kearns, graduate assistant, Iowa Women’s Archives The University of Iowa Dental Hygiene Program began in 1953 with 24 students and despite being nationally renowned, the female-dominated program did not make it to its 50th anniversary. Until the final graduating class in 1995, the […]

  • Finals Week in the Engineering Library!
    by Amanda Gunnink on December 7, 2023 at 5:58 pm

    We are here for you for Finals Week! The Engineering Library will be open late and also be serving a variety of hot drinks including coffee, hot chocolate, and tea. Group study space is upstairs and quiet study space can be found on our lower level. If you need study tools you can check […]

  • Dada collection grows
    by Elizabeth Riordan on December 6, 2023 at 7:37 pm

    The following is written by Tim Shipe, curator of the International Dada Archive Two recent acquisitions by the International Dada Archive illustrate the diversity of Dada and its connection with the developing Central and Eastern European Constructivist movement of the 1920s. Veshch Gegenstand […]

  • Math Books and Journals
    by Carol Hollier on December 5, 2023 at 6:40 pm

    Would you like to browse the math books in the Main Library? We’ve made it easy with our new map! Find the location of the Math Collection on floor 2, or the latest issues of our print math journals (the current math periodicals) on floor 3.  Remember, not all the UI math books are inContinue […]

  • Get Ready for Finals @Hardin | Free coffee, snacks, later hours, game
    by Sarah Andrews on December 4, 2023 at 8:59 pm

    Get ready for finals at the Hardin Library. We want you to succeed! Hardin will be open until 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9. Free coffee and snacks starting Friday, Dec. 8, until they run out! Be the first person to find our stuffed dinosaur, Little Linda, and win a prize.Continue […]

  • Science Serenade (and Snacks)
    by Laurie Neuerburg on November 29, 2023 at 8:34 pm

    Join us outside (weather permitting) in front of the Sciences Library along Iowa Ave on Tuesday, December 12 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm of Final Exams Week for scientific-themed songs, treats, and beverages. All are welcome! Listen or join in on science songs such as Deck the Labs, The Twelve Days of […]

  • Turkey Day patents
    by Amanda Gunnink on November 21, 2023 at 5:32 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving! Have you ever thought about all of the intellectual property that goes into your Thanksgiving feast? From roasting ovens to catchy jingles, intellectual property is everywhere. Have you ever gotten stuck on mashed-potato duty and just couldn’t bring yourself to do all that […]

  • Exploring the Exciting World of Medical Research – First-Year Seminar Presentations
    by Sarah Andrews on November 14, 2023 at 8:15 pm

    Hardin Library for the Health Sciences librarians Mary Thomas and Jennifer Deberg taught a first-year seminar this semester called “Exploring the Exciting World of Medical Research.” The class was designed to stimulate students’ curiosity and encourage inquiry to answer their questions.  […]

  • Should you leave the leaves? Check out these selections from the Engineering Library to see for yourself
    by Amanda Gunnink on November 13, 2023 at 11:11 pm

    Fall is a beautiful time but very few people enjoy raking all of the beautiful leaves that collect on their lawns. Experts now say that raking every single leaf may not be necessary. When left in place, leaves serve as habitat for several types of wildlife, retain moisture in your yard, and can […]

  • Happy Open Access Week!
    by Amanda Gunnink on October 24, 2023 at 3:00 pm

    This week is Open Access Week! If you are totally new to the world of Open Access, check out the Open Scholarship Toolkit here. In short, Open Access is the free, immediate, online available of learning materials, research, and creative work. Here are some ways that the University Libraries can […]

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours @Hardin
    by Sarah Andrews on October 17, 2023 at 10:46 pm

    Hardin Library for the Health Sciences will have different hours during the Thanksgiving holiday break. The 24-hour study will be available to affiliates with an Iowa OneCard or UIHC badge. Sat, Nov. 18 CLOSED home football game Sun, Nov. 19 Noon – 9 p.m.  Mon, Nov. 20-Wed. Nov 22 7:30 a.m. – […]

  • October is National Medical Librarians Month
    by Sarah Andrews on October 16, 2023 at 6:06 pm

    We have a specialist librarian liaison assigned to all health science disciplines.  Find your librarian.     

  • Buttons, Buttons, Buttons!
    by Elizabeth Riordan on October 11, 2023 at 6:53 pm

    The following is written by Academic Outreach Coordinator Kathryn Reuter On a college campus, chances are high that you will encounter at least one button during the course of your day. Pin back buttons – sometimes called “badges” – have long decorated the tote bags, backpacks, sweaters, […]

  • Visit the Sciences Library to donate to a community food drive
    by Laurie Neuerburg on October 10, 2023 at 4:52 pm

    The UI Pre-PA club is partnering with CommUnity Crisis Services and the food bank to do a food drive through the month of October. Bins are open for food donations at the Sciences Library. Non-perishable donations such as rice and pasta, canned meat, and baby formula are encouraged. Here is a full […]

  • Shedding a Light on Women in Science
    by Lisa Nakahara on October 9, 2023 at 6:41 pm

    Not many people today can name women scientists other than Marie Curie. You may have watched Oppenheimer over the summer – do you remember the name of a woman scientist who joined him in Los Alamos? Sadly, chemist Lilli Hornig is far less known compared to the male scientists in the film such as […]