With the closure of Art Building West (ABW) due to possible flooding, the Art Library will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on July 2 until further notice.
As you finish prepare for your exams, the Libraries have some things planned to help you stay balanced. Study all night, Main Library will be open 24/7, May 9-16. Pet a dog, 4-7PM, May 13 — Therapy Dogs of Johnson County will be in Main Library room 2032 for you to cuddle and relax with. MayContinue reading “Finals Week in the Libraries”
You are invited to the Learning CommonsOpen House Wednesday, September 18th 11:00am – 2:00pm The Learning Commons project is a collaboration of the Provost’s Office, UI Libraries and ITS to create an intellectual hub for undergrads at the University of Iowa.
Congratulations to Stephen Sturgeon, who has been appointed adjunct assistant professor in the English Department! Needless to say, this is quite an honor, and an indication of the high esteem in which he is held by the faculty. Kudos, Stephen!
UI Libraries opens new 24-hour, tech-filled study space as academic year begins By Mary Geraghty Kenyon for Iowa Nowhttp://now.uiowa.edu/2013/08/learning-commons-completed When the new academic year begins Monday, Aug. 26, the University of Iowa will open the new Learning Commons in the Main Library, a tech-infused, 24-hour, comfortable study space and one-stop academic help center…with good coffee.Continue reading “Learning Commons completed”
These days anyone who comes to the library will be greeted with signs of construction…noise, hard hats and plywood. What!?!?!!, might you ask, is going on in the library? We are in the middle of constructing a new space for student success, interaction and learning! This fall the Main Library will be the home toContinue reading “Learning Commons”
The University of Iowa Libraries welcomes students from Roosevelt, Wilson, and Franklin Middle Schools for a National History Day workshop. http://guides.lib.uiowa.edu/nhd
Banned Books Week (September 30-October 6) is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. This is the 30th year of Banned Books Week, and UI Libraries is celebrating on Tumblr: http://bannedbooksweek2012.tumblr.com/. Check out updates about challenged books, submit a photo of your favorite banned or challenged book, and learn more about censorship and theContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2012”
July is International Zine Month and July 21 is Zine Library Day, a chance to celebrate self-publishing collections around the world. Zines are self-published works, made for passion rather than for profit. Libraries collect zines because they represent perspectives and topics that aren’t included in other forms of media. The zine collections in the UIContinue reading “Zine Library Day”
University of Iowa alumna Mildred Wirt Benson — journalist, pilot, amateur archaeologist, ghost writer, and the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery series — was born on this day in 1905. To mark the anniversary, we’re featuring a gallery of her book covers, from the iconic to the unintentionally terrifying, on our Iowa Digital LibraryContinue reading “A Nancy Drew birthday”