Submitted by andrew.welch on Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:10
Elizabeth Kiscaden is the new Associate Director for the Network of Libraries of Medicine’s (NN/LM) regional office, located at UIowa’s Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and serving the Greater Midwestern Region. View the full announcement.
Submitted by andrew.welch on Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:03
University of Iowa’s Main Library new gallery area is hosting a Star Trek exhibit through August 5th. In conjunction with this exhibit, Star Trek writer/director Nicholas Meyer will be visiting the Main Library for a talk and Q&A on May 20th.
University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has been awarded the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award by the American Library Association, in recognition of a recent crowdfunding project. The successful project allowed library faculty/staff to reach 114% of their fundraising goal, enabling the purchase of a Microsoft Surface Hub for the library's Learning Commons.
Submitted by andrew.welch on Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:03
Mount Mercy University (Cedar Rapids) is proud to introduce our two newest professional staff members. Nadia Gillitzer has joined the staff as Academic Technology Librarian, and Kate Johnson now serves as our new Cataloging and Circulation Librarian.
The library is also leading the campus-wide transition to Brightspace (Desire to Learn), the new course management system. All summer courses will be held via the new platform, and the university fully launches the interface at the start of fall semester.