The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences announce that the 2020 R. Palmer Howard Dinner scheduled for Friday, April 24 has been cancelled.
The event will not be rescheduled.
The 2020 John Martin Rare Book Room Open House has been cancelled. This event will not be rescheduled.
Please see our online exhibit: The Black Death: The Plague, 1331-1770
Need some extra time to study? Hardin Library can help you out.
Cambus – take Pentacrest to VA Loop stop
Drive – park at the Newton Road Ramp (no free parking near library)
Hardin Library is offering 11 open workshops in September. Sign up online or call 319-335-9151 to register.
|September 3||APA Style|
|September 4||Getting Started with Hardin Library resources|
|September 10||Mobile resources|
|September 11||EndNote Desktop|
|September 17||Keeping Current|
|September 18||Open Access Policies, Publishers & Predators|
|September 24||Data Management Essentials|
The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the practice of librarianship, service to the profession, scholarship, or leadership which has had a significant impact or innovation to the operations of the Libraries or the University of Iowa.
The $1,500 award may be used to support professional development activity expenses for conferences or workshops in support of research projects and publications related to services, or it may be taken as a cash award. Any member of the University of Iowa community may make a nomination, or self-nominations are also accepted. The nomination form is available at: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/admin/bentonaward/ . The due date is Wednesday, October 30.
Librarian Jennifer Deberg previously won the Benton Award.
We want you to succeed, and here are some of the ways we want to help making studying at the Hardin Library easier:
Students in History 4430/UICB 4930 Scientific Books and Their Makers invite you to a pop up exhibit and series of presentations. The exhibit includes interactive, artistic, literary, and scholarly elements, grounded in research in the history of science and the book in early modern Europe.
Monday, May 6
John Martin Rare Book Room, 401 HLHS
How to Science: Interpretation, Organization and Language in Early Modern Scientific Texts
Kaeli Nieves-Whitmore, Elizabeth McKay, and Lucy Dunphy Barness
How to Book: Books Before Robots
Lydia Nesslar, Katerina Hazell, and Libby Walkup
How to Sex: Practicality Versus Morality
Rhiannon Bell and Heidi Parker
On the 100th anniversary year of William Osler’s death, the University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear Robert Rakel, MD speak.
William Osler: His Life and Sense of Humor
Thursday, February 28, 2019
2117 Medical Education and Research Facility
Osler was the most famous physician in the world at the time of his death. This presentation will review his major accomplishments and his sense of humor–appropriate for his day, but would not be considered funny today.
The Principles and Practice of Medicine by Osler (standard text for 40 years)
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.
Open Education Week #OEWeek is a week-long event highlight the impact of Open Education, and Open Educational Resources (OER) on teaching and learning.
Open education is the practice of allowing the sharing of learning objects, case studies, materials, and other resources unburdened by cost and copyright.
Liberated: Faculty Perspectives on OER | Monday, March 4, 1-2:30pm, 2032 Main Library
Talk with Nicole Allen from SPARC | Friday, March 8, 1-2pm, E105 Adler Journalism Building
For more information see: