Underserved Health Communities Project | Greater Midwest Region | National Libraries of Medicine

The Greater Midwest Region National Network of Libraries of Medicine at Hardin Library has launched the Underserved Health Communities Project which is an interactive map showing data and stories related to twenty medically underserved counties within the ten state Greater Midwest Region which includes Iowa.

The project includes an interactive map that highlights these twenty counties with the highest risk for health factors and behaviors according to the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.

sample of interactive map

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Underserved Health Communities Project | Greater Midwest Region | National Libraries of Medicine

The Greater Midwest Region National Network of Libraries of Medicine at Hardin Library has launched the Underserved Health Communities Project which is an interactive map showing data and stories related to twenty medically underserved counties within the ten state Greater Midwest Region which includes Iowa.

The project includes an interactive map that highlights these twenty counties with the highest risk for health factors and behaviors according to the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.

sample of interactive map

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Always losing your computer files? File naming workshop | Thurs. March 23, 1-2pm

Chris Childs, Education and Outreach Librarian

Have you ever accidently lost or deleted your old files? Have you ever had trouble locating the current version among multiple versions of your paper?

Come and learn best practices on file naming conventions. File naming conventions are a set of rules that help you name your files in a consistent, logical, predictable way, allowing you to distinguish similar files from one another at a glance. With good file naming conventions, you will be able to access files without rethinking the process each time.

Thursday, March 23rd, 1:00pm-2:00pm (East Information Commons, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library)

Sign up for these workshops or request personal appointments online.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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Always losing your computer files? File naming workshop | Thurs. March 23, 1-2pm

Chris Childs, Education and Outreach Librarian

Have you ever accidentally lost or deleted your old files? Have you ever had trouble locating the current version among multiple versions of your paper?

Come and learn best practices on file naming conventions. File naming conventions are a set of rules that help you name your files in a consistent, logical, predictable way, allowing you to distinguish similar files from one another at a glance. With good file naming conventions, you will be able to access files without rethinking the process each time.

Thursday, March 23rd, 1:00pm-2:00pm (East Information Commons, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library)

Sign up for these workshops or request personal appointments online.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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Need to find and use health science images? Free workshop Wed. March 22, 11-12pm

Heather Healy, Clinical Education Librarian

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 for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately.

Our next session:
Wednesday, March 22nd 11:00am-12:00pm (East Information Commons)

Sign up for these workshops or request personal appointments online.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

Head of Henry Patton by Thomas Addison from book On the constitutional and local effects of disease of the supra-renal capsules

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Need to find and use health science images? Free workshop Wed. March 22, 11-12am

Heather Healy, Clinical Education Librarian

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 for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately.

Our next session:
Wednesday, March 22nd 11:00am-12:00pm (East Information Commons)

Sign up for these workshops or request personal appointments online.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

Head of Henry Patton by Thomas Addison from book On the constitutional and local effects of disease of the supra-renal capsules

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Spring Break Hours begin Friday, March 10

The library will be open shorter hours during The University of Iowa’s Spring Break.

Our 24-hour study area is open when the library is closed, but you must apply for access in advance.  Apply for access at the reference desk whenever the library is open.

spring break hours

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Spring Break Hours begin Friday, March 10

The library will be open shorter hours during The University of Iowa’s Spring Break.

Our 24-hour study area is open when the library is closed, but you must apply for access in advance.  Apply for access at the reference desk whenever the library is open.

spring break hours

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Medicine, Shakespeare, and Books | Open House John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library | Thursday, March 22, 4pm-7pm

painting of Francis Bacon
picture of book by burton

Robert Burton
The Anatomy of Melancholy, 1624

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society and the University Libraries invite you to the annual open house in the John Martin Rare Book Room.

Early Modern England: Medicine, Shakespeare & Books

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4pm-7pm

John Martin Rare Book Room, 4th Floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

37 books from 1531 to 1697 will be on display highlighting general medical beliefs, herbals, monsters, poisons and cures.  The books will also feature Shakespeare’s contemporaries and doctors in Shakespeare’s plays.

 

picture of wolfsbane

Wolfsbane
Henry IV, Part II

Donate to the Hardin Library.

Directions to Hardin Library.
Limited metered parking available behind library.  Newton Road Parking Ramp 1 block away.

Cambus: take Pentacrest route to VA Loop or Newton Road Ramp stops.

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

 

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Medicine, Shakespeare, and Books | Open House John Martin Rare Book Room @Hardin Library | Thursday, March 23, 4pm-7pm

picture of book by burton

Robert Burton
The Anatomy of Melancoly, 1624

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society and the University Libraries invite you to the annual open house in the John Martin Rare Book Room.

Early Modern England: Medicine, Shakespeare & Books

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4pm-7pm

John Martin Rare Book Room, 4th Floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

37 books from 1531 to 1697 will be on display highlighting general medical beliefs, herbals, monsters, poisons and cures.  The books will also feature Shakespeare’s contemporaries and doctors in Shakespeare’s plays.

picture of wolfsbane plant

Wolfsbane
Henry IV, Part II

 

Donate to the Hardin Library.  Donate to the UI History of Medicine Society.

Directions to Hardin Library.
Limited metered parking available behind library.  Newton Road Parking Ramp 1 block away.

Cambus: take Pentacrest route to VA Loop or Newton Road Ramp stops.

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

 

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