You are here – at the University of Iowa! You may be a first year, sophomore, junior or senior – but no matter what year, the excitement is there. The anticipation of new experiences and the trepidation of new experiences!
Stop in and see our new exhibit and see some of the ways we can help you adjust to, and survive, college life and all that it entails!
Think grabbing some ramen noodles is the way to start your day? We’ve got Fitness for Geeks : Real Science, Great Nutrition, and Good Health that might change your mind. Or maybe you are going to the cafeteria for breakfast and are frustrated by always being in the slowest line – 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know : Math Explains Your World will help you figure it out! We also have information on how to build your own alarm clock! Wild and Wacky (But Useful) Contraptions so you don’t miss those morning classes!
Now that you are awake and have had a healthy breakfast, you are off to bicycle to class. Except the chain on your bike isn’t working! Never fear – The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair : for Road & Mountain Bikes is here!
Have a new roommate and your pizza keeps disappearing? Check out 101 Spay Gadgets for the Evil Genius and discover sneaky ways to catch the culprit in the act! Feel like a sissy wearing flip flops in the shower? Check out When Germs Travel : Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed.
We have the resources to help you through your entire day – from morning to night! Afraid of the dark and don’t want your roommates to know? Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Bioflourescence explores the story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein and the human fascination with “living light.” Glow-in-the-dark fish could be the perfect nightlight!
These are just a few of the many ways we can help you make it through your college experience! What’s your concern? Check our resources – you’ll be surprised at all the information we have! (And, by the way, we have what you need to succeed in your classes, too!)
Stop in and see our exhibit (2001 Seamans Center), explore our space, and talk to one of our staff!
Welcome to the Fall 2018 semester! We look forward to working with you this year!
Graham, Brad and Kathy McGowan. 2012. 101 spy gadgets for the evil genius. New York, NY : McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics. Engineering Library TK7882.E2 G685 2012
Markel, Howard. 2005. When germs travel : six major epidemics that have invaded America and the fears they have unleashed. New York : Vinatge Books. Engineering Library RC111 .M37 2005
Perry, Bruce W. 2012. Fitness for geeks : real science, great nutrition, and good health. Sebastopol, CA : O’Reilly Media. Engineering Library RA781 .P47 2012
Barrow, John D. 2015. 100 essential things you didn’t know you didn’t know : math explains your world. New York : W.W. Norton & Company. Engineering Library QA99 .B188 2009
Downs, Todd. 2010. The bicycling guide to complete bicycle maintenance & repair : for road & mountain bikes. Emmaus, PA : Rodale New York : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan. Engineering Library TL430 .D68 2010
Chaline, Eric Robert Brandt. 2008. Make 50 wild and wacky (but useful) contraptions. New York, NY : Collins. Engineering Library T339 . C45 2008
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