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  • Change EndNote Desktop settings to find full text

    Due to some changes, you need to change some settings in EndNote Desktop in order to find full-text. Windows PC To set up Find Full Text: From the Edit menu, select Preferences Click on Find Full Text In the Open URL Path box, enter: If […]

  • Libraries announce new endowed chair

    The University of Iowa Libraries has announced the establishment of the Jack B. King University Librarian Chair. Sue Curry, University of Iowa Interim Executive Vice President and Provost, has appointed current university librarian John P. Culshaw as the first to hold the endowed chair. “The […]

  • Introducing New Sciences Reference & Outreach Librarian

    Hi, there! I am the new Sciences Reference & Outreach Librarian at the UI Sciences Library, and I look forward to meeting you!    I hold an M.S. in Library Sciences from UNC-Chapel Hill and an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Houston-Victoria. Previously, I […]

  • Systematic Review Workshops | Thursdays | April 19 and April 26

    Are you interested in conducting a systematic review? We have two workshops to help you get started. Part 1 Systematic Reviews: Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review This class provides a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review, including: standards and criteria to […]

  • Use Embase to find citations not in PubMed | Workshop Wed. April 18, 2-3pm

    EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records.  This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, […]

  • Learn OpenRefine! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!!

    Using OpenRefine for Cleaning Up Spreadsheet Data!!! We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering […]

  • AccessPharmacy | New Content March 2018 | Top 300 drugs

    These materials are now available on AccessPharmacy, provided by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Malone, Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists, 6e edition DiPiro, Pharmacotherapy: a pathophysiologic approach, 10e edition Schwinghammer, Pharmacotherapy casebook: a patient-focused […]

  • Osteographia, The Anatomy of the Bones | April 2018 Notes from the John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library

    WILLIAM CHESELDEN (1688-1752). Osteographia; or, The anatomy of the bones. London: [n. publ.], 1733. Cheselden’s reputation as a teacher, clinician, and anatomist was well established during his lifetime, and he won great distinction in London’s hospitals. His work on human […]

  • Join us for Library Events During Engineering Research Week!

    The University of Iowa College of Engineering has expanded its traditional Annual Research Open House event into a Research Week, celebrated this year from April 9-13.  The week now features numerous activities that showcase how Engineering impacts the university’s stratetic direction in […]

  • Check Out a Living Book!

    ENGINEERING LIVING LIBRARY EVENT!! Friday, April 13, 2018  2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lichtenberger Engineering Library  Friday the 13th could turn out to be your lucky day!! Why? Because that’s the day we’re having a Living Book event! As part of National Library Week and the […]

  • Check Out The Creative Kick-Start Winners!!

     CONGRATULATIONS 2017-2018 KICK-START WINNERS!!! Kick-Start is a program which was developed by the Engineering Library and the Engineering Technology Centers and it is now in its 2nd year! Engineering students – both undergrad and graduate – submit a proposal to receive funding […]

  • Passover in Iowa

                                                        What makes this night different from all other nights? That’s a good question, and one that has been asked by […]

  • LitCity is Live!

    For nearly a century, promising writers, many of whom have gone on to be well-known for their work around the world, have called Iowa City their home at some point in their life. It should come as no surprise that in 2008, this beacon for the written word was designated as a City of Literature […]

  • Camtasia & Video Creation! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!

    We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering Library Creative Space. The classes are half an hour […]

  • Viral Markets: Economics, the Environment & Emerging Disease | R. Palmer Howard 2018 History of Medicine Dinner | Friday, April 27, 2018

    The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society 2018 R. Palmer Howard Dinner is Friday, April, 27, 2018. Radisson Hotel, Kinnick Center, 1220 1st Avenue, Coralville.  Reception at 6:30 with cash bar.  Dinner at 7:00pm, presentation at 8pm. Richard C. Keller, Professor, Department of […]

  • Get better results with PubMed | Workshop | Wed., April 4, 11a-12p

    PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching […]

  • EndNote Desktop Advanced Workshop | Tues., April 3, 10-11am

    For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your own information seamlessly from desktop to mobile device and on the web. You’ll also learn about the Endnote options for […]

  • Open Doors Graduate Career Conference | Sat. April 14 @Main Library

    Open Doors is a free career education conference for Iowa graduate students and postdocs providing first-person career advice from professionals in diverse fields, ample networking opportunities, career development workshops, and a free lunch. Register for the conference. Join LinkedIn network. […]

  • Keeping Current with BrowZine

    Having trouble keep up with new publications? Try BrowZine on your phone or your desktop! BrowZine is like a virtual newsstand for scholarly journals. It is available both as a desk top application and a mobile application. Almost all the scholarly journals […]

  • Chemists Celebrate Earth Day at the Sciences Library!

    Join us at the Sciences Library on Friday, April 20th from 2-4 PM as we celebrate Earth Day! Explore climate science through hands-on experiments with chemists from Dr. Stone’s research group! Did you ever wonder… Why do some gases warm the atmosphere? How do particles cool the earth? […]

  • Need to publish? Learn how to identify predatory or open access publishers | Workshop Tues. March 20, 1-2pm

    You need to publish your research, but there seem to be many choices.  We can help you find the right fit. This workshop will provide information about open access publishing, detail the reasons for the open access publishing movement, and describe key elements of predatory publishers. A […]

  • How to use and find medical images ethically | Workshop | Monday, March 19, 10-11am

    Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically? This workshop will help you understand copyright, creative common licenses, and public domain. You will also learn where to search […]

  • It’s Pi Day 2018!!

    3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286…. March 14th is Pi Day!!!   Beginning geometry students might remember finding the area of a circle – pi x radius squared…. But, what is Pi (π) and why does it rate its very own day? Pi is one […]

  • Announcing the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio Fellows for Summer 2018

    Following the success of last year’s pilot program, The University of Iowa Graduate College and the UI Libraries Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio are excited to announce that 13 graduate students have been selected for the 2018 Studio Summer Fellowship program. These […]

  • Frankenstein | John Martin Rare Book Room Annual Open House | Thurs. March 22, 5-8pm

    John Martin Rare Book Room Open House Thursday, March 22 5-8pm Now in the 200th year since its publication, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus continues to raise questions about humanity, scientific ethics, and the place of the monster in our imaginations. This event […]

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