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  • COINTELSHOW 2.0: The public private partnership – a video teaser
    by Greg Wickenkamp on August 2, 2023 at 3:41 pm


  • Measuring Moral Judgment Project Reflection
    by Regan Smock on August 1, 2023 at 5:17 pm

    This summer I have been working on a project that will test the validity of a social psychological theory in measuring human moral judgment. To facilitate my research project, I began by constructing a survey that was posted on Amazon Mechanical Turk to pilot the test. My survey presented […]

  • In Memory of Kirby Congdon, an Unsung Hero of American Poetry
    by Elizabeth Riordan on July 31, 2023 at 2:01 pm

    The following is written by Rich Dana, Sackner Archive Project Coordinator Librarian On June 3, 98-year-old Kirby Congdon passed away in Key West, Florida, a town that had recognized him as its first poet laureate. Although the arts community of Key West understood the importance of Congdon and his […]

  • Blog Post #2: Conspiracy Theories
    by Elizabeth Zak on July 27, 2023 at 7:06 pm

    This summer has allowed me to use my current skill set of basic text analysis while also improving on my flexibility and open-mindedness in research. While I have made progress on my research project, and accomplished many of the goals that I set out with at the beginning of the summer, I […]

  • Projection Mapping with Interlocking Sculpture: A Start
    by Stevie Delgado on July 18, 2023 at 3:47 pm

    Within my current graduate research I employ light and shadow in immersive installations meant to captivate my audience in a world of my design. Throughout my degree I’ve implemented programs that utilize technical design and execute it in interesting interconnective ways. My primary material has […]

  • Milling About
    by Kassie Baron on July 11, 2023 at 3:46 pm

    When the first generation of “mill girls,” Yankee farmers’ daughters, arrived in New England’s textile factories in the early 19th-century, they were not completely sure what they would encounter or how much work they would have to do. Two hundred years later as I begin to collect and […]

  • Conspiracy Theory Analysis
    by Elizabeth Zak on July 11, 2023 at 3:45 pm

    Conspiracy theories are a current and dangerous misinformation problem. Unfortunately, during the Covid-19 pandemic, many conspiracy theories, such as QAnon and 5G’s alleged link to Covid-19, spread and became mainstream. As a result, I decided to conduct a research project discussing conspiracy […]

  • [Data] Mining for Medieval Messengers
    by PJ Zaborowski on July 11, 2023 at 3:44 pm

    Prior to Samuel Morse’s invention of the telegraph in the first half of the nineteenth century, communication technology was chiefly limited to oral or textual messages delivered by a messenger. British sci-fi savant Arthur C. Clarke expands upon this fact, stating that “When Queen Victoria […]

  • Professional Attention: The World of Labor
    by Elizabeth Riordan on July 10, 2023 at 9:13 pm

    The following is written by Matrice Young, student life archivist and curator of Professional Attention: The World of Labor.  Extra Extra! Read all about it!Jobs in America are varied and should be valued!Whether it be workin’ the field, fixing railroads,tightening locs or crocheting braids.Be […]

  • Welcome Matrice Young, new student life archivist
    by Elizabeth Riordan on July 10, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    We are happy to welcome Matrice Young as our new student life archivist in Special Collections and Archives. Matrice joined the Libraries at the beginning of summer. Hailing from Chicago, Matrice received her BA in creative writing with minors in educational studies and Africana. She received her […]

  • Welcome, Carol, new Sciences Reference & Outreach Librarian!
    by Laurie Neuerburg on July 10, 2023 at 6:22 pm

    The Sciences Library is pleased to introduce Carol Hollier, our new Sciences Reference and Outreach Librarian! Carol comes to us from IFIS (International Food Information Services) Publishing in the UK, where she was Senior Information Literacy and Outreach Manager for the past four years.  At […]

  • Kerber Grant Recipient Ezra Temko Delves into Gender Parity in Politics at IWA
    by Anna Holland on June 28, 2023 at 4:30 pm

    Every year, the Linda and Richard Kerber Travel Grant allows researchers from across the country to come to Iowa City and use the Iowa Women’s Archives’ collections. Ezra Temko, is the grant’s first second-time winner. He first visited the IWA in 2018 as a PhD candidate in Sociology from the […]

  • Women, Disability, and Reparative Description in IWA
    by Anna Holland on June 7, 2023 at 2:07 pm

    The following post was written by IWA Student Specialist, Abbie Steuhm.  In the process of creating a LibGuide on women and disability for the Iowa Women’s Archives (IWA), I discovered a trove of artifacts from disabled women and disability advocates. However, this did not come easy as the […]

  • Mary Shelley’s Greek Odyssey
    by Elizabeth Riordan on April 17, 2023 at 8:33 pm

    The following is written by graduate student worker Sydnee Brown It is usually a shock when we realize that famous historical figures and celebrities struggle with everyday things like chores or math and language homework. Well, what if we told you that the iconic Mary Shelley also struggled with […]

  • Kick Off Women’s History Month with the Iowa Women’s Archives
    by Kate Orazem on February 24, 2023 at 10:28 pm

    The Iowa Women’s Archives (IWA) will kick off Women’s History Month with an event at the Iowa City Public Library! The Purpose of the Pelvic: A Historical Analysis will bring Dr. Wendy Kline, the Dema G. Seelye Chair in the History of Medicine at Purdue University, to discuss the history of the […]

  • Free snacks and coffee for finals week at the Sciences Library!
    by Laurie Neuerburg on December 12, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    Good luck on your final exams, Hawkeyes! We have free snacks, hot coffee, and tea here for you at the Sciences Library! If you are looking for a good, quiet comfortable place to study, we have three floors with places for you to study that include study booths, study carrels, computer stations, […]

  • Select Textbooks on Reserve at the Business Library
    by Todd Degraff on September 15, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    Visit the Business Library’s service desk to see if your textbook is available for loan.  You can also use InfoHawk+ (available on the Business Library Web page) to find out which materials your instructor has placed on reserve.  Select “Course Reserves” from the pull-down at the right of […]

  • Library Resources on Leadership
    by Kimberly Bloedel on September 15, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Check out this new guide on leadership, which features books, articles, and videos. If you have questions or comments, please contact the Business Library.

  • Access the New York Times
    by Todd Degraff on September 15, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    UI students, faculty, and staff can now read the enhanced New York Times on their laptop, mobile phone, or other device.  To gain access: Enjoy articles on world events, art, style, and more.

  • Are you researching an industry? Check out the Business Library’s Industry Research Guide
    by Todd Degraff on September 15, 2022 at 9:30 am

    Use the Industry Research Guide to find sources that offer:    Industry trends  Key players  Industry ratios and financials   Forecasts, and more  Need research help? Contact a business librarian.