The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society announces the R. Palmer Howard Dinner for 2012, Friday, April 13, 2012, 6:00-9:30. Lynda Payne, prof. in Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and History, University of Missouri Kansas City will speak on “Spot Ward, Crazy Sally, and the Chevalier Taylor: Three Medical Quacks in Eighteenth-Century Britain”. Reception, dinnerContinue reading “Annual R. Palmer Howard Dinner : Spot Ward, Crazy Sally, and the Chevalier Taylor: Three Medical Quacks in 18th Century Britain”
Pi, Greek letter, is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14th. Pi = 3.1415926535…. Pi is used in many different fields and can be seen in our everyday lives. It may be seen in art,Continue reading “Celebrate Pi Day (belatedly) at the Libraries on March 19”
Collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources with Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh], a free, easy-to-use web browser tool. Learn more at our hands on session and start gathering your materials in Zotero right away. Tuesday, February 28th, 3:00-4:00pmHardin Library for the Health Sciences, East Information Commons Sign up for this class online: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/regform.html or by callingContinue reading “Learn how to manage and share your research sources with Zotero at free workshop”
Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSSContinue reading “Keeping Current is Easy, Nov 17”
Hawk IDs will no longer provide access to the Hardin 24-hour room. Each person must have an AMAG card (promimity card). To receive a card or to have the Hardin Library added to an existing AMAG card, users must come to Hardin Library between 7:30 and 4:00 M-F and ask for Deanna or Michelle.
The Hardin Library building will be closed this summer for renovations beginning Saturday, May 14, and reopening on Tuesday, August 17. Staff have been busy planning how to provide service during this time. If you have questions about returns, please feel free to contact Sarah Andrews, Access Services Supervisor for Hardin Library. We’ll post more detailsContinue reading “Hardin Library closed this summer for renovations”
Linda Walton, associate university librarian and director of the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, has been accepted for the prestigious National Library of Medicine’s 2011 fellowship program in Biomedical Informatics held at the Marine Biological Laboratory located in Woods Hole, MA. This week-long survey course is designed to familiarize individuals with the application ofContinue reading “Walton earns NLM fellowship”
Saba Rasheed Ali, an associate professor in the University of Iowa Counseling Psychology Department in the College of Education, received a Roy J. Carver charitable trust grant of more than $11,000 to expand a career education program called Project HOPE (Healthcare, Occupations, Preparation, Exploration): Pipeline Education for Underserved Rural Students.The initiative will allow middle school students toContinue reading “Hardin Library participates in pipeline education project”
Janna Lawrence, Assistant Director of the Hardin Library for Health Sciences, is president-elect of the Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association. She will serve as president-elect, president and past-president for the Chapter. Janna will preside over the October 2012 annual meeting to be held in Rochester, MN.
The University of Iowa Libraries joins thousands of other academic research libraries worldwide in celebration of Open Access Week, which is now in its fourth year. To draw attention to this important issue facing faculty, students and librarians, we’re turning our website orange in recognition of Open Access. We see this as an opportunity forContinue reading “Orange for Open Access”