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BP Oil Spill Commission Report

The full Commission report is now available online.  It “offers the fullest account available of what happened in the Gulf and why, and proposes actions — changes in company behavior, reform of Government oversight, and investments in research and technology — required as industry moves forward to meet the nation’s energy needs”.  The UI Libraries will receiveContinue reading “BP Oil Spill Commission Report”

Iowa’s numbers: growing, but not enough

The first numbers from the 2010 Census will be announced today and two cool links reflecting new numbers have been added to  One is an interactive map for population change and the second is a snappy littleYouTube video explaining Apportionment.   Iowa is one of the many states that will lose a seat or two in theContinue reading “Iowa’s numbers: growing, but not enough”

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)

The University of Iowa Libraries has access to the NTRL Library.  This service provides indexing and access to a collection of more than two million historical and current government technical reports archived by the National Technical Information Service. Over 500,000 documents are available in full-text format. – Database description  

Subscription Trial: International Etiquette

The University of Iowa Libraries have a trial subscription to McGraw-Hill’s Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands Online, based on the best selling business etiquette book of the same name. This service delivers critical cultural knowledge on handling common business interaction in today’s increasingly global market. Kiss, Bow or Shake Hand focuses on providing up to dateContinue reading “Subscription Trial: International Etiquette”

Banned Books Readout: IC Public Library

Join Iowa City celebrities and Working Group Theatre and celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week. Working Group Theatre will be performing a new piece entitled “Burn Before Reading.” Iowa City celebrities will be doing readings from banned books and anyone from the public is encouraged to participate. Head to the Library, meetContinue reading “Banned Books Readout: IC Public Library”

Books Recently Returned 9/14/2010

These books from the Business Library’s general collection have been loaned and recently returned. Books appear in order by call number. Readers can use the list to see which subjects are popular or used for research. Click on a title for more information. Updated September 14, 2010 Title Author Call Number Standard & Poor’s analysts’Continue reading “Books Recently Returned 9/14/2010”