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Hardin Library will be closed Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day Holiday. Hardin Library will be closed Saturday, September 2 for the home Iowa football game.
|Friday, September 1||Regular hours 7:30am-8pm|
|Saturday, September 2||CLOSED home football|
|Sunday, September 3||Shorter hours Noon-9pm|
|Monday, September 4||CLOSED Labor Day US holiday|
|Tuesday, September 5||Regular hours resume 7:30am-Midnight|
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences is closed for all home UI football games.
Saturday, September 2
Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 23
Saturday, October 7
Saturday, October 28
Saturday, November 4
Saturday, November 18
The 24-hour study will be open to those who have access. Parking is not available before and during the games and Cambus and City buses run on a game-day schedule. The Main Library and other campus libraries will be open. Other library hours
The Hardin Library will move to longer hours beginning on Monday, August 21.
|Saturday||10am-6pm (CLOSED when home football game)|
A 24-hour study is available when the library is closed. Apply for access at the Service Desk.
Hardin Library provides a variety of services to help you succeed!
Evidence-based medicine resources
Hardin subscribes to DynaMed, the Cochrane Library, JAMAevidence, BMJ Best Practice, and more.
Board review materials
Board Vitals provides question banks, with feedback, for most specialty boards.
Assistance with literature searches and systematic reviews
The UI Libraries subscribe to hundreds of online databases, focused on a variety of disciplines and implementations, from point-of-care to basic science research. Your liaison can help you choose the right databases, the right headings, and the right strategy.
Health Sciences databases
Easy access to electronic journals and an app to help you read them on mobile devices
A-Z list of electronic journals – we may have other issues in print as well!
Browzine app for iOS, Android and Kindle lets you make a customized newsstand of journals to browse, read, and monitor.
Help with your systematic review or meta-analysis
The Institute of Medicine recommends working with a librarian or other information specialist to plan out your search strategy and to peer-review the final strategy used.
All of our library resources are available off-campus but require authentication with your Iowa HawkID and password. Start at Hardin’s website.
Specialized guides to resources
Find quick help for your specialty, department, with publishing or other topics.
Free interlibrary loan and document delivery
If you need an article or book that the UI Libraries doesn’t have, we can get it for you, for free. And if you need an article that we only have in print, we will scan it for you. No limits on the number of requests!
EndNote Desktop and other citation management software
EndNote is freely available for residents, and your liaison can work with you to tame your references.
Hardin subscriptions provide access to many mobile apps at no charge to you including UpToDate, DynaMed Plus, ClinicalKey, BMJ Best Practice and more.
Hardin Open Workshops
Hardin librarians offer monthly workshops on topics like PubMed, EndNote, and avoiding predatory publishers. We can also bring any of our sessions to you individually or to your group.
Quick help when you need it
Whenever the library is open, we have trained reference staff available to answer questions by phone 319-335-9151, email firstname.lastname@example.org or chat.
138 Health Science databases
Web of Science, Micromedex, and more!
Individual and group study/work space
Hardin has individual and small group studies, as well as study carrels and tables. The 24-hour study is available to any UI-affiliated user who registers to use it.
Books and DVDs for entertainment or families
As the 23rd largest research library in the US/Canada, the UI Libraries system has 40,000+ DVDs and millions of books in many languages including Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Arabic as well as a large collection of children’s books. Search the catalog to find them. Materials can be sent to Hardin Library for pickup.
The Hardin Library will be closed on July 4 for the national holiday. The 24 hour study will be available for those with access. The library will close at 6pm on Monday, July 3 but be open regular summer hours the rest of the week.
The Iowa City Jazz Festival (free) begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday, July 2. Downtown streets and bus routes will be affected by the Jazz Festival.
Iowa City will display fireworks on Sunday, July 2 near the Old Capital Building downtown.
Coralville celebrates 4thFest, with most activities and a fireworks display on Tuesday, July 4.
View some biological fireworks from the NIH.
The UI Libraries will never ask a user to verify HawkID and password via email. If you received an email from the libraries that asked you to log in and verify your account, this is a scam. Do not click!
If you received an email, clicked the link and logged in, your HawkID account could be compromised. Please contact your department IT staff or call ITS at 319-384-4257 or email email@example.com as soon as possible.
This is a copy of a scam phishing email that was sent to health science users:
On May 29, 2017, at 16:47, Library Services <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Dear Library Member,
Your access to your library account is expiring soon due to inactivity. To continue to have access to the library services, you must reactivate your account.
For this purpose, click the web address below! or copy and paste it into your web browser. A successful login will activate your account and you will be redirected to your library profile.
https://login.proxy.lib.uiowa.edu/login (source URL changed so it just goes to our true login page and not hackers)
If you are not able to login, please contact Sarah Miller at email@example.com for immediate assistance.
The University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library (LIB)
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420
In the last several weeks, the UI campus has been a target of many phishing scams that try to steal a user’s HawkID password. A number of those phishing scams have been emails that are made to appear as though they are coming from the library and inform users that their library account is expiring due to inactivity. The scam then goes on to tell the user that they need to successfully login in order to reactivate their account.
If a user clicks on the link they are directed to a page that looks like our proxy login page but is not. Then once the user signs on, their HawkID and password are compromised and they are then just directed to our proxy page as if the login just didn’t work.
With the compromised password, hackers then have access to library resources via the proxy server. From there, they have been systematically downloading journal articles from various vendors. If not caught right away, some vendors have cut off access to their resources from our proxy server until we can identify the compromised account and address it. Because of this the UI Libraries has become more proactive at trying to identify compromised accounts before proxy access is denied by the vendors. We are encountering compromised HawkIDs that are using the proxy server almost on a daily basis. So, as a reminder, the UI Libraries will never ask for a user to verify their HawkID and password via an email.