Finals Week at the Sciences Library

You’re getting ready for Finals Week, and so is the Sciences Library! The following special activities will be available all week (Mon., Dec. 12 – Fri., Dec. 16)!:

  1. Missing Mascot Mug Giveaway – Our mascot, Chauncey, is missing! Find him in the Library, bring him to the service desk, and win a free Sciences Library travel mug (while supplies last)!Travel mugChauncey
  2. Legos, K’Nex, and coloring – Take a study break and relax with building games and coloring pages/crayons!toys and games
  3. Free coffee, tea, and treats – We always put out free coffee and tea to help fuel your studies, but Finals Week is special, so we have treats too! Pam is making her famous mini brownies!coffee and treats

We’ll be open from 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday. Join us!

 

Staying Current Workshop

How do you keep up with the news and research in your field? Would you like to learn how to use technology to find new information for you? Join us for a Staying Current workshop and learn how to use RSS feeds and other alert options to keep up with blog posts, news and scholarly articles.

 

Wed April 16, 12:30-1:20

Sciences Library Classroom (102SL)

Sara Sheib

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 managing privacy online and learn from others in this informal and open workshop.

Lunch @ the Sciences Library
Managing Privacy Online
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Wednesday, April 24
102 SL (Sciences Library Classroom)

This workshop is free and open to all UI students, faculty and staff. There is no need to register. You may bring your lunch if desired. Free coffee will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Sara Scheib at sara-scheib@uiowa.edu or (319) 335-3024.