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Explore Our Library: Course Reserves!

Did you know that we have Course Reserve titles for 93 classes? What happens if you can’t remember the title of the reserve book you need for your class? We have several ways to access the Reserve information from our webpage. Under our banner are several links, one of which is Course Reserve. It is easy to searchContinue reading “Explore Our Library: Course Reserves!”

Come Explore Our Library! Subject Guides

Are you looking for resources pertinent to your Engineering major? Check out all the subject guides we have available right from our webpage. The “Subject Guides” tab will take you to a number of helpful links and information. What you need to know is all located in one convenient place. The A to Z links will takeContinue reading “Come Explore Our Library! Subject Guides”

DIY for the Long Weekend: Want to ‘Noodle’ Around?

The last long weekend of the summer – Labor Day – is upon us.  Don’t you really want to do something fun and different? Have any of those swimming pool noodles lying around? You may not want to store them over the winter – so why not make your own airframe, floating, flying quad? Make: technologyContinue reading “DIY for the Long Weekend: Want to ‘Noodle’ Around?”

Come Explore Our Library! Tool Library!!

Did you know that we have a Tool Library?? We are one of the few academic libraries in the country that have one!  There are hand tools, measuring tools, LabQuest, technology tools AND a MaKey MaKey! All available to for you to check out!  Check our Circulation Policy for complete details and information. Tired of diggingContinue reading “Come Explore Our Library! Tool Library!!”

DIY for the Weekend – Raspberry Pi

Classes have started and you need a project to take your mind off all that homework you already have…. Try Raspberry Pi – it is more than just a yummy dessert! It’s a small computer – credit-card sized – that is inexpensive and was designed with hacking and computer experimentation in mind.  The introduction to RaspberryContinue reading “DIY for the Weekend – Raspberry Pi”

What Did You Do On Your Summer Vacation? We Updated Our Library!!

What did you do on your summer vacation? It’s hard to believe that the fall semester is about to begin! The campus is full of students eager to start classes and see all the changes that have occurred on the campus over the summer. On our summer “vacation” we updated the Lichtenberger Engineering Library! WeContinue reading “What Did You Do On Your Summer Vacation? We Updated Our Library!!”

25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act!

  On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. Iowa’s former senator, Tom Harkin, wrote the bill and Iowa City has held a celebration every year since then. The University of Iowa Council on Disability Awareness has planned a number of events to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of theContinue reading “25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act!”

The Science of Bicycles and the Joy of RAGBRAI!

This year the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) will stop in Coralville on July 24. RAGBRAI XLIII began in Sioux City on July 19 and will finish in Davenport on July 25. There are 6 overnight stops along the RAGBRAI route and the longest day of riding is the first day – fromContinue reading “The Science of Bicycles and the Joy of RAGBRAI!”

Do You Remember the Typewriter? New Exhibit Explores the History!

The majority of the younger generations may have seen typewriters, but few have actually used them. They weren’t lucky enough to experienc the “joy” of using a typewriter eraser or liquid paper to correct those inevitable mistakes. Our new exhibit explores the fascinating history of the typewriter. In Inventor and inventions, we learn that in 1714, Englishman HenryContinue reading “Do You Remember the Typewriter? New Exhibit Explores the History!”