UI librarians discuss the modern library at Feb. 11 Lunch and Learn
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.01.25 | 01:55 pm
In the not-too-distant past, the distance between you and the vast collections at University of Iowa Libraries was dictated by geography. But changes in the ways information is discovered, shared, and used are transforming university research libraries and opening access to anyone with a computer.
Footage found of Iowa's 1939 upset of Notre Dame
By: David McCartney | 2014.11.11 | 07:00 am
On the 75th anniversary of Iowa's 1939 football upset of Notre Dame, the University of Iowa has posted online rare film footage of the contest. The footage includes plays from the game as well as views of Iowa Stadium (now Kinnick Stadium), the Hawkeye Marching Band, the Scottish Highlanders, and thousands of fans.
Temporary museum explores themes related to ‘Healing Wars’
By: Erin Donohue | 2014.10.28 | 11:18 am
Liz Lerman and members of her company have interacted with students across the University of Iowa this fall. Some of those students are creating work for a special Pop Up Museum.
James L. 'Rusty' Hevelin Collection contains about 10,000 fanzines
By: Kristi Bontrager | 2014.10.17 | 01:56 pm
The University of Iowa Libraries, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, announces a major digitization initiative involving 10,000 science fiction fanzines from the James L. “Rusty” Hevelin Collection.
University librarians look to the future while preserving Iowa history Oct. 28 in Des Moines
By: Mary Geraghty Kenyon | 2014.10.14 | 11:22 am
The next Hawkeye Lunch and Learn in Des Moines will offer an insider’s view of University of Iowa Libraries as a statewide resource focused both on meeting the needs of 21st century students and researchers and on collecting and maintaining historical materials.
Campus gets first taste of Food for Thought theme to come in spring semester
By: Mary Geraghty Kenyon | 2014.09.29 | 09:51 am
Fill your mind, not just your belly during the University of Iowa Food for Thought Theme Semester, coming in spring 2015 with “appetizers” going on now.
UI archivist takes a look back on the UI’s history of looking up
By: David McCartney | 2014.09.15 | 07:00 am
Before an observatory was placed atop Van Allen Hall in the 1960s, students had opportunities to view the night sky from a number of locations you might not have known about.
UI map collection holds clues to the past, reveals biases
By: David McCartney | 2014.06.17 | 09:18 am
The University Archives’ online campus maps collection in the Iowa Digital Library reveals perspectives that shed light on campus features that have endured or are long gone.