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WorldCat is changing!

  Beginning January 1, 2016, WorldCat is being upgraded with a different look and feel.  The University of Iowa Libraries has access to this new version of WorldCat ahead of time, to help with a smooth transition.  If you encounter problems or need help with the new interface, please contact your library liaison.

Main Library North Entrance and Graduate Study Room to Close Next Week

Due to construction on the Main Library Exhibit Space, the north entrance to the Main Library will be closed starting May 18th. The entrance is expected to reopen on Tuesday, May 26th. The third floor Graduate Study Room will also be closed Monday-Wednesday, May 18-20. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Remote Delivery Service Available to Faculty

Will you be spending your summer doing research outside the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids metro area but still need access to library materials? Take advantage of our remote delivery service!  While searching the library catalog, place a delivery request for remote delivery and enter in the address where the book should be delivered.  We use UPSContinue reading “Remote Delivery Service Available to Faculty”

New Service for Faculty: Renew Your Loans Online

The University Libraries is pleased to announce that faculty, graduate students, honors students, and P&S staff will now be able to go online (via My Account) and renew annual loans (currently due in June 2015).  You no longer need to bring your loans to a campus library to be renewed on-site.  This service change seeksContinue reading “New Service for Faculty: Renew Your Loans Online”

Changes in the Main Library Periodical Collection

The Libraries is making the periodical collection on the third floor of Main Library more orderly and accessible by reorganizing all volumes into a single alphabetically arranged sequence. A project is underway to shelve the current issues with the rest of their bound volumes. Bound periodicals run in alphabetical order on the east side ofContinue reading “Changes in the Main Library Periodical Collection”

Tonight Only! The Brinton Silent Film Project

Tonight Only!  The Brinton Silent Film Project Friends of the UI Libraries Annual EventWednesday, May 6, 2015 Join Mike Zahs and Red Cedar Chamber Music for an evening of motion pictures and music from the earliest days of film.  In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, The Brinton Entertainment Co. of Washington, Iowa, wouldContinue reading “Tonight Only! The Brinton Silent Film Project”