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Announcing Edible Book Festival Winners!

Thank you so much to everyone who created the delectable entries that made this year’s Edible Book Festival a success! We’d like to thank our generous sponsors who provided this year’s prizes: Beadology, Blick Art Materials, UI Libraries’ Conservation Lab, High Ground Cafe, and New Pioneer Co-op. Thank you to the Friends of the UIContinue reading “Announcing Edible Book Festival Winners!”

Corridor Collaboration: Preserving Cedar Rapids’ History

The flood of 2008 threatened to destroy many of Cedar Rapids’ treasured artifacts. Since then, the University of Iowa Libraries’ Conservation Lab treated over 7,500 items, 100 boxes of manuscripts, and 11,000 single sheets affected by the disaster. On April 23 the UI Alumni Association will co-host a Lifelong Learning event at the National CzechContinue reading “Corridor Collaboration: Preserving Cedar Rapids’ History”

Colleen Theisen Receives Prestigious “Mover and Shaker” Award from Library Journal

Colleen Theisen of the University of Iowa Libraries has been named a “Mover and Shaker” in the library industry by the Library Journal. Theisen was recognized in the magazine’s March 15 issue for her efforts to transform libraries in the 21st century. She was selected because of her commitment to the profession and her efforts to transformContinue reading “Colleen Theisen Receives Prestigious “Mover and Shaker” Award from Library Journal”

UI Libraries Launches Explorer’s Legacy Website

The University of Iowa Libraries has launched an online site that presents the history of the 1958 Explorer I satellite mission and the role played by UI astrophysicist James Van Allen in its success. The site, Explorer’s Legacy, chronicles the mission that led to the first scientific discovery of the space age when Van Allen identified the radiationContinue reading “UI Libraries Launches Explorer’s Legacy Website”

SuDocs Have Moved!

The University of Iowa Libraries is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. federal government information.  This collection of print publications (classified with the Superintendent of Documents or SuDocs scheme) was recently moved from the third floor to the northwest corner of the fifth floor in the Main Library. Not only is the space on theContinue reading “SuDocs Have Moved!”

Learning Commons Available to Faculty for Class Presentations

Are you seeking opportunities for your students to become confident, eloquent, and engaging public speakers? I’d like to invite you to use the Learning Commons for your class presentations! The Learning Commons has six reservable group areas, each equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including 80-inch monitors. Laptops, cables & slide advancers are available for check outContinue reading “Learning Commons Available to Faculty for Class Presentations”