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Tippie Learning Coaches at the Business Library

Tippie learning coaches will be present at the Pomerantz Business Library (now in S401) to provide students with homework assistance, exam preparation, and more.  Students enrolled in Principles of Microeconomics (ECON:1100), Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON:1200), and Statistics for Business (STAT:1030) can find help Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 pm.  No scheduling is required.

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Business Library’s Temporary Home

While the Business Library’s 3rd floor undergoes renovations, staff have moved to the South Colloquia, 4th floor (S401).  This area includes offices, PC’s, a high-speed scanner, informal study space, and more.  In addition, everyone has access to the outdoor balconies!  The temporary location adjoins the stacks and quiet-study areas.

Come visit!  Just take the south elevator or south back stairs, Pappajohn Business Building.

Entrance and service desk

Study area

Bloomberg computer

Balcony

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Conversation Center: Improve Communication

The Rhetoric Department’s Conversation Center comes to the Business Library!  The Center brings American and International students together to improve language skills and understanding.  Schedule an appointment through the Center’s site.  Participants meet Monday-Friday, 4-6 pm, at the tables near study room J.

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Weary? Stop by for free coffee!

The Business Library will serve free coffee 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Friday of exam week, December 14-18.  In addition, check out events at the Hardin LibraryMain Library will be posting finals’ activities as well.

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New York Times: Print Makes a Come-Back

The Plot Twist, featured in the New York Times, describes a strong resurgence in print sales, fueled in part by sharper business practices by sellers, as well as a drop in e-books’ popularity.

University students and staff can also read the article via Bloomberg (requires sign-in):

https://global.factiva.com/redir/default.aspx?P=sa&NS=16&AID=9UNI006500&an=NYTF000020150923eb9n0004l&cat=a&ep=ASI

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New Laptops!

The Pomerantz Business Library has 12 new Dell Latitudes.

  • Software includes Microsoft Office 2013.
  • Laptops have Webcams for use with Skype (included).
  • Users can print with Web printing (http://printing.its.uiowa.edu).
  • University students and staff can use their ID’s to borrow a laptop for 4-hour loan (Library use only).

New dell laptop

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Collegeland: New York Times Magazine

From physical facilities to sexual assault, Collegeland, a New York Times Magazine special is also available in print at the Pomerantz Business Library.