Micromedex drug information database now available

All faculty, staff, and students now have access to the Micromedex drug information database (http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/micromedex).  Micromedex includes drug monographs, drug interaction checker, international drug names, information on drug overdose and poisoning, drug images, and patient drug information.

Our subscription includes access to the mobile interface (click on “Mobile” at the top of Micromedex for more information).  Micromedex has also recently launched a completely free drug information tool for the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.  You can find it by searching in the iTunes store for Micromedex.

Please contact lib-hardin@uiowa.edu with any questions.

Iowa City Book Festival

On Saturday July 18th, the Iowa City Book Festival will take place at the Main Library.  A complete schedule has been posted on the Festival’s website. Simply skim your mouse over the different events to get more information. With book and food vendors, as well as movies and childrens events, the day should be fun for the whole family.

The Iowa City Book Festival

The festival is a day-long celebration of books, reading, and writing presented by the University of Iowa Libraries on Saturday, July 18.

It will be held in Gibson Square outside the Main Library’s south entrance.

See all of the activities that you will be able to participate in as well as volunteer opportunities and book vendor registrations at this website.