Two images by Cyrus Baldridge

Cyrus Baldridge’s prodigious artistic talents and UChicago education (PhB 1911), combined with a humanistic political awareness, led to the publication of several lavishly illustrated books focusing on his experience of world cultures. This exhibition explores his unconventional life. Continue reading »

Cyrus Leroy Baldridge: Illustrator, Explorer, Activist

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People Judith Wright wins AALL’s highest award

Judith Wright, former Associate Dean of Library and Information Services at the D’Angelo Law Library, received the Marion Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Chicago this week. Continue reading »

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New Library website launches

The design and structure of the new Library website have been developed in response to the feedback previously provided by UChicago faculty, students, and staff. We welcome your feedback. Continue reading »

Problem with some ebook links in the Library Catalog

There is currently an issue with the Library Catalog which affects links for some ebooks. The books are available, but the links are not displayed in the Catalog. Systems staff are working to resolve this. There are two ways to … Continue reading »

Monday, July 4: all libraries closed

All campus libraries will be closed on Monday, July 4, Independence Day. On Sunday, July 3, Crerar will close at 8 p.m.  Regular summer hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. For a complete list of hours for all locations and … Continue reading »

Black Square by Malevich, in 1915

Current Exhibits Kazimir Malevich and “The Last Futurist Exhibition (0, 10)”

One hundred years ago, one of the most important exhibitions in the history of Russian modernism –The Last Futurist Exhibition of Painting 0.10 (Zero Ten) marked a critical moment of transition for Russian artists who moved from being assimilators of European art to leaders at the forefront of avant-garde experimentation. A one-case exhibit is on display in the Second Floor of Regenstein Library from June 22 – October 31, 2016. Continue reading »

Detail of The Desert Well, Persia

Current Exhibits Cyrus Leroy Baldridge: Illustrator, Explorer, Activist

Cyrus Baldridge’s prodigious artistic talents and UChicago education (PhB 1911), combined with a humanistic political awareness, led to the publication of several lavishly illustrated books focusing on his experience of world cultures. This exhibition explores his unconventional life. Continue reading »

Ex Libris café summer hours, June 11 – Sept. 25

Beginning Saturday, June 11, the Ex Libris café in Regenstein will have reduced service hours during summer. Monday — Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday — Sunday Closed Regular hours will resume Monday, September 26, the start of autumn quarter. As … Continue reading »

Library summer interim hours, June 11- 19

Beginning Saturday, June 11, the Library will have reduced building hours at all of its locations for the summer interim. Summer quarter hours will begin Monday, June 20. Crerar Library Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Sunday 8 a.m. … Continue reading »

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Changes in Special Collections hours

The Special Collections Research Center has moved from being open Saturday mornings to being open until 6 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings when classes are in session. Continue reading »

Cover of Library Strategic Directions, 2016-2019

Library Strategic Directions, 2016-2019

These Strategic Directions will inform the Library’s activities for the next three years. Continue reading »

Alumni Weekend June 2 – 5

The Library is offering the following tours and events as part of Alumni Weekend: Thursday, June 2 This Isn’t the Library I Remember: Tours of Regenstein and Mansueto Libraries Location: Meet in the Regenstein lobby The library remains at the … Continue reading »

New Library website launches July 5

Update: The Library will be launching the new website described below starting at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. Site visitors should expect service interruptions throughout the evening, and, because the changes will take time to propagate over the internet, … Continue reading »

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Regenstein A Level closed June 13 to Sept. 9 to create a collaborative learning center

Work continues this summer on a three-phase project to transform the Regenstein A Level Reading Room into an inviting and attractive collaborative learning center where students, faculty, academic technologists, and librarians can interact. Continue reading »

Alert Extended Library hours June 3 – 5

To support students preparing for finals, Crerar, Mansueto and Regenstein will extend weekend building hours during reading period and finals week. Mansueto will be open Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 until 12:45 a.m. Crerar and Regenstein will be open … Continue reading »

The Art and Adventuresome Life of Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, PhB 1911

At this discussion, Jay Mulberry, AB’63, looks toward a summer Special Collections Research Center exhibition he will co-curate on the Art of Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. Many of Baldridge’s fine book illustrations from World War I, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East are housed in the Smart Museum. Saturday, June 4, in the Special Collections Research Center Classroom. Continue reading »

Students at a Regenstein study break

Reg study break June 5 from 6-8 p.m.

The Reg feels extra busy during reading period as UChicago students study for final exams and write final papers. Library staff members want to make this stressful time a little bit easier. Take a load off with us during the … Continue reading »

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Summer research tips

Whether you are on campus or away from Chicago, the University of Chicago Library provides many resources and services available to help support your research during the summer. Continue reading »

Memorial Day: Eckhart and SSA libraries closed, other campus libraries remain open

On Monday, May 30, Eckhart and SSA libraries will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Crerar, D’Angelo Law, Mansueto, and Regenstein libraries will be open during their regular building hours. The All-Night Study Space on the 1st Floor of … Continue reading »

Restricted access to D’Angelo during reading period and finals

Access to the D’Angelo Law Library for non-law students will be limited from Friday, May 20 through Monday, June 6 during the Law School reading and exam periods. During this period, the library will continue to be accessible to any member of … Continue reading »

Jewish Studies Research Resources: workshop

Friday, May 20, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Regenstein Library, Room A-11
A lunch hour session for graduate students with Anne Knafl, Religion & Philosophy Bibliographer, about Library resources for Jewish Studies research. Continue reading »

Expanded access to BrowZine now available

BrowZine is a tool for keeping up to date with your favorite journals. The Library has provided access to this tool to users of iOS devices for the past two years. We now offer access for Android devices as well … Continue reading »

Poster for Curated Mysticism Exhibit

Exhibits Regenstein opens new undergraduate student exhibit

Visit our undergraduate student exhibit, “Curated Mysticism: Visual Representations of the Cosmos and Consciousness,” on the 1st floor of Regenstein, near Ex Libris, through July 31. Continue reading »

Research After Graduation: workshop

Thursday, May 19, noon – 1 p.m.; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
Are you preparing to graduate? Leaving the University means leaving some library resources behind. This workshop will help you understand your library privileges as an alumnus, as well as introduce you to research sources outside the Reg. Continue reading »

Student artists exhibit at Regenstein during FOTA

Two student artists are exhibiting their work at Regenstein Library through May 6 during FOTA, the student-run Festival of the Arts that encourages artistic endeavors across the campus. Grace Hauck, a 2nd year in the College, is exhibiting a series … Continue reading »

All About Endnote (Desktop Version), Monday, May 9, 4-5 PM

When: Monday, May 9, 2016 4:00–5:00 p.m. Where: Crerar Library, Computer Classroom 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL Description: EndNote is a research management tool used to manage citations, PDFs, and create formatted bibliographies as you write your paper. In … Continue reading »