October 16, 2021

IMLS-Funded Research Yields New Information on Paper Stability, New Web Site With Complete Details

From UpNext: By Tim Barrett Director, University of Iowa Center for the Book Paper Facilities Research on paper permanence may seem a bit odd in the age of digital scanning and the internet, but there are a number of reasons why paper remains very important to future generations. Paper originals that can be accessed without […]

Newspaper Digitization: "Over 100 Years of Daily Iowan Archives Launch Today"

From The Daily Iowan: Launching today, The Daily Iowan newspaper archive provides greater access to personal and national history — beginning in 1868. [Clip] The DI partnered with the University of Iowa Library in a four-year project to preserve the history of the newspaper. “If you actually went to Special Collections and looked at the […]

Academic Libraries: "University of Iowa Main Library May Get Facelift, $14.6 Million Project in the Works

From The Daily Iowan: University of Iowa students reportedly want to see a more “student-friendly” space at the UI Main Library. So UI officials are developing a $14.6 million project to create that atmosphere. The renovation would include more study rooms, an expanded Food for Thought Café, remodeled restrooms, and a Madison Street entrance in […]