- UI Librarians Serving the Iowa Library Association: http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/news/2016/07/11/ui-librarians-serving-the-iowa-library-association/
- 1960’s Exhibition featured in the University of Iowa Alumni Magazine: http://www.iowalum.com/magazine/digital/july16.cfm
- YouTube Series If Books Could Talk finishes final episode: https://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/speccoll/2016/07/12/youtube-series-if-books-could-talk-finishes-final-episode/
- How an Obsolete Copy Machine Started a Revolution from National Geographic (a mention of our literary zine collections): http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/mimeo-mimeograph-revolution-literature-beat-poetry-activism/
Amy Chen interviewed Tirtza Even—a professor, video artist, and documentary film maker—for Archive Journal’s Notes and Queries section. The interview focuses on Even’s work to promote her Natural Life project, which shares the stories of five juveniles sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Read the article here: http://www.archivejournal.net/issue/5/notes-queries/natural-life-archive/
1960’s Online Exhibition from the University Archives is Now Online!
A new digital exhibition curated by University Archivist David McCartney is now online highlighting over 150 entries pulled from 30 different collections in the University of Iowa Archives such as “Sutdent Life, ” “Pop Culture,” ” Politics & Protest,” ” and “Civil Rights.” Video and audio clips from the time give a tour of the sights and sounds.
Browse the exhibition: http://dsps.lib.uiowa.edu/sixties/
Read about it in the Alumni Magazine: http://www.iowalum.com/magazine/digital/july16.cfm
UI Libraries South Entrance is a Poké Stop:
Stop by the UI Libraries south doors, or near James Sanborn’s Iacto sculpture on the north side courtyard between the UI Main Library and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication to find Poké Stops near the UI Main Library.
If you aren’t up to date on this week’s cultural phenomenon, here is an intro: http://lifehacker.com/what-is-pokemon-go-and-why-is-everyone-talking-about-it-1783420761
From our Social Media: A Manuscript Collection Processing Party
Ain’t no party like a collection processing party! The University of Iowa Special Collections had our first Processing Party, organized by Processing Coordinator Jacque Roethler and Student Specialist Ella von Holtum.
18 staff members and student employees got together for one hour to help process a portion of a MASSIVE collection of papers. We did an initial sort of separating out the correspondence, and we accomplished 28 boxes! Definitely a do again! What would have taken 20+ hours only took one.
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