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The Library is offering three summer fellowships for UChicago graduate students. The fellowships are designed to give students opportunities to explore alternative scholarly careers and build skills and knowledge in new areas of scholarship. Apply by May 30. Continue reading »

Library summer 2019 graduate student fellowship opportunities

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People Discovering Chicago’s rare books with Elizabeth Frengel

With 340,000 rare books in Special Collections, Curator of Rare Books Elizabeth Frengel has examined gems of historical importance and surpassing beauty. Continue reading »

Knowledge@UChicago featured research: Game Mechanics, Experience Design, and Affective Play

Patrick Jagoda and Peter McDonald’s book chapter “explores games as a major object of study in both media theory and practice.” Continue reading »

Emma Boettcher on "Jeopardy!"

People UChicago librarian halts ‘Jeopardy!’ champ’s historic run

Emma Boettcher, who wrote her thesis about the show, beats 32-time winner James Holzhauer. Boettcher is the UChicago Library’s User Experience Resident Librarian. Continue reading »

Regenstein Libary 1st Floor Reading Room

Extended All Night Study Hours June 7 – 9

The all-night study space will be open 24 hours until the end of finals on Friday, June 14. Continue reading »

UChicago Alumni Weekend, June 6-9, 2019

Alumni Weekend at the Library

The University of Chicago Library welcomes alumni back to campus with four special programs scheduled for June 6-8. Continue reading »

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Current Exhibits When Fascism Wins: 80 Years from the Spanish Anti-Fascist Exile

This exhibit, on view through June 15, presents a selection of works written in the 1930s or during exile organized around three themes: uprooting and death; domestic epics; and self-sufficiency and power. Continue reading »

world ocean map

Marie Tharp: Pioneering Oceanographer – new web exhibit

A pioneer in her field, renowned cartographer Marie Tharp created the first scientific maps of the Atlantic Ocean floor with her partner Bruce Heezen. Her observations showed the topography and geographical landscape of the ocean bottom and were crucial to the development of the theories of plate tectonics and continental drift in the earth sciences.  Continue reading »

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports online edition now available

Fully searchable, this digital edition of the United States’ principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century provides insights into decades of world history. Continue reading »

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Feature Story Library summer 2019 graduate student fellowship opportunities

The Library is offering three summer fellowships for UChicago graduate students. The fellowships are designed to give students opportunities to explore alternative scholarly careers and build skills and knowledge in new areas of scholarship. Apply by May 30. Continue reading »

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Exam preparation resources at the D’Angelo Law Library

The D’Angelo Law Library provides a variety of resources to help students prepare for exams, including past exams, online study aids, and more. Continue reading »

Book display and guide for Asian American Pacific Heritage Month

For Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, visit the new book display on Regenstein Library’s first floor created by our Research Services Support Fellow. Continue reading »

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College Research Week May 13-17

2019 College Research Week will take place from May 13-17 in Regenstein Library. College Research Week is a celebration of undergraduate research and creative inquiry at UChicago. Continue reading »

The Adaptations of Augie March

‘Augie March’ Panel Discussion

On May 21, join Charles Newell, Nora Titone, and Daniel Meyer for a discussion of the “Augie March” exhibition and production in Special Collections and the Court Theatre. Continue reading »

Current Exhibits “A Case for Reparations at the University of Chicago”: Sources

An exhibit in two cases, displaying a selection of original manuscripts, publications, and legal documents that trace the connections and continuities between the Old University of Chicago and the new University, founded in 1890. On display through June 30, in the 4th floor Reading Room of the Regenstein Library. Continue reading »

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Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law access over the summer

Your law student accounts for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law can all be used over the summer, though under different terms for each service. Westlaw Rising 2Ls and 3Ls: You can use Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw and Practical Law, … Continue reading »

Mueller Report Available on HeinOnline

HeinOnline has the Report on the Investigation into the Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election (Redacted) in the U.S. Congressional Documents Library (see Other Works Related to Congress). Continue reading »

People Get to know Sheri Lewis, D’Angelo Law Library Director

Scott Vanderlin recently interviewed D’Angelo Law Library Director Sheri Lewis about her life, career, and interests outside of law librarianship. Continue reading »

Detail of head and torso of rendering of Augie March

Exhibits Feature Story The Adaptations of Augie March: A Novel by Saul Bellow, A Play by David Auburn, A Production Directed by Charles Newell, An Exhibition by Special Collections and Court Theatre

On display April 29–August 30 are early drafts of Bellow’s novel, original drafts of Auburn’s stage adaptation, Newell’s artistic notes, and more. Continue reading »

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Knowledge@UChicago featured work: Migration Stories: A Community Anthology, 2017

Edited by Creative Writing Program faculty Rachel Cohen and Rachel DeWoskin, the anthology was produced as a part of the Migration Stories Project, an effort born in 2016 to provide a space to share and experience stories of migration and movement. Continue reading »

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UChicago Common Book Initiative: An Evening with Thi Bui

Join the UChicago campus community on April 22 for a conversation with Thi Bui, award-winning author of The Best We Could Do, the inaugural Common Book selection. Continue reading »

Regenstein Library

Symposium for Teaching with Technology

This April 23 symposium brings together faculty, instructors, lecturers, learning designers, academic technologists, and students to share and showcase a wide variety of innovative and effective uses of technology in teaching and learning. Continue reading »

Notable Women in Medical History

Ariana Reines

A Poetry Reading Featuring Ariana Reines

Named one of Flavorwire‘s 100 best living writers and a “crucial voice of her generation” by Michael Silverblatt, Ariana Reines is a poet, playwright, performing artist, and translator. She reads from her work at Regenstein Library on April 5. Continue reading »

Giving Day, April 9-10, 2019 - Move UChicago Forward

Giving Day 2019

Your support from noon to noon on April 9 and 10 will enable the Library to continue serving as a vibrant hub for the University community, advancing the objectives of students and faculty across campus. Continue reading »

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Courses inspire student to collect, donate rare books to UChicago Library

Bob Connors, a retired tax attorney and Graham School student, recently donated his collection of nearly 600 rare books to the University of Chicago Library. Continue reading »