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Mobile Topographic Data

“Android and iPhone users can now use their mobile devices as digital topo maps, leveraging USGS maps together with the power of GPS to zoom in on their precise location while hiking, biking, running, or any other activity that benefits from precision navigation. The type of data that are available includes USGS imagery and topographicContinue reading “Mobile Topographic Data”

RefWorks Workshop

Are you starting a new research paper or project and looking for a way to manage your references? Then join us for this useful and informative workshop about RefWorks! RefWorks is a web-based citation manager and it’s free to all University of Iowa students, faculty and staff. Lunch @ the Sciences Library RefWorks Workshop Wednesday, MayContinue reading “RefWorks Workshop”

Workshop: Managing Privacy Online

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube… The options for sharing your life online seem to be endless. But in this age of social media, maintaining privacy is increasingly challenging. Join Kelly McElroy, Undergraduate Services Librarian, and Sara Scheib, Sciences Research & Instruction Librarian for a discussion of privacy in the social media age. Share your strategies for managingContinue reading “Workshop: Managing Privacy Online”

Open Access Fund

Erratum: This post is out-of-date. For up-to-date information, please visit  Open access is an electronic publishing model that allows free and immediate access to research, and  also allows authors to retain intellectual property rights to their research.  Many open access journals charge authors publication fees, which can be a barrier to publishing  in such venues.Continue reading “Open Access Fund”

Workshop: Get Organized

Do you struggle to stay organized as the semester progresses? Are your notes and files scattered about in notebooks, folders, and various electronic storage devices? Would you like to share your own tips and tricks for staying organized with others? Join us for a Get Organized workshop to learn about free software tools you can use to get organizedContinue reading “Workshop: Get Organized”

Scopus Workshop

Have you tried Scopus, our new database? The UI Libraries provide free access to Scopus, an excellent multidisciplinary citation database. Join us for a Scopus Workshop and learn advanced techniques that will help you conduct your research more efficiently and effectively. Lunch @ the Sciences Library Scopus Workshop 11:30am- 12:20pm, Wednesday, March 13th 102 SL (Sciences LibraryContinue reading “Scopus Workshop”

Celebrating Pi Day with…

Pie, of course. Before you head out for Spring Break, stop by the UI Libraries on Thursday, March 14 for the celebration. Grab an apple tartlet at: Art Library 9:15am & 1:45pm Hardin Library for the Health Sciences 1:59pm until gone Lichtenberger Engineering Library 1:59pm – 4:00pm Main Library 1:59pm – 2:59pm Pomerantz Business LibraryContinue reading “Celebrating Pi Day with…”