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Library Adventures in a Digital Age

Exhibits “Library Adventures in a Digital Age” a history of medicine pop-up display

Join Dr. Mindy Schwartz, Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago, in the Special Collections Research Center for a special pop-up display of rare medical history collections Continue reading »

“Boos and Books” Halloween study break in Regenstein

Trick or treat your way to Regenstein Library’s 1st floor from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Halloween for candy, snacks, button making, paper crafts, and a special book display. Continue reading »

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People Apply for the Library Student Advisory Group

The Library Student Advisory Group serves as a formal channel of communication between students and the Library administration. The group discusses matters related to all six campus libraries, including collections, spaces, and services, along with issues relating to the present … Continue reading »

People Get to know Margaret Schilt, Associate Law Librarian for User Services

As a continuation of the D’Angelo Interview Series that we began last year, Scott Vanderlin took a moment to pick the brain of Margaret Schilt, Associate Law Librarian for User Services.  Margaret gives us a glimpse at her career at … Continue reading »

Protesters at Chicago Hilton and Towers 1991

Exhibits Place of Protest: Chicago’s Legacy of Dissent, Declaration, and Disruption

How have protesters in Chicago occupied space with their bodies, voices, and possessions? What do their strategies reveal about a protest’s purpose and message? Explore fifteen case studies of protest in Chicago spanning nearly 150 years of the city’s history … Continue reading »

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People D’Angelo librarians honored for leadership and service in ‘Celebrating Diversity’ publication

Two D’Angelo librarians, Todd Ito and Lyonette Louis-Jacques, along with retired D’Angelo librarian Lorna Tang, have been honored for their leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries. Each was profiled in an organization publication, “Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of … Continue reading »

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Current Exhibits “Pro svobodu a samostatnost”: The Struggle for Czechoslovak Independence, 1914-1918

Between 1914 and 1918, Czechs and Slovaks living abroad worked together politically, militarily, and financially to liberate their homelands from Austro-Hungarian rule and to establish a common Czechoslovak state. In honor of the 110th anniversary of the creation of Czechoslovkia, this two-case exhibition documents and celebrates the struggle for Czechoslovak independence. Continue reading »

ChemDraw Prime software annual renewal

University of Chicago users of ChemDraw Prime may now download the most recent version of the software for use.  The process requires use of an @uchicago.edu email address and an in-software activation using a code provided to registered users.  Instructions … Continue reading »

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The D’Angelo Law Library welcomes students

The D’Angelo Law Library would like to take this opportunity to welcome the JD class of 2021 and the LLM class of 2019, along with all of our returning 2Ls and 3Ls!  We hope that all of you will take advantage of our vast … Continue reading »

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Library welcome and orientation programs

The Library offers a number of orientations, tours, and special programs during the first weeks of the quarter for College students and their families. Below are some of the upcoming orientation opportunities. Click on a session to view details. Welcome … Continue reading »

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People Crerar Librarians

Crerar reference librarians are now temporarily located in the 3rd floor of the renovated Crerar Library. Continue reading »

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The Scholarly Environment at the University of Chicago Library

For the pursuit of knowledge to flourish, the Library is committed to maintaining an environment for users that is supportive of study, research, reflection, and scholarly collaboration; welcoming; safe; respectful of all; and comfortable, with spaces for quiet individual study, research, and reflection and designated areas for collaborative work. Continue reading »

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Crerar renovation update

The John Crerar Library’s Access and Circulation Desk has reopened in its newly renovated home on the Lower Level, next to the bookstacks. The new space houses staff and services such as circulation, Scan and Deliver, search requests, and course reserves. Continue reading »

Story of historic African-American fraternity told through University Archives

The University of Chicago’s Iota Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is celebrating its centennial this year. Established on February 9, 1918, the African-American fraternity initiated members who went on to high achievement in law, education, medicine, politics, and … Continue reading »

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New Elgar online law databases

University researchers now have access to the following new Elgar online resources via the D’Angelo Law Library’s subscription: Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law Elgar Encyclopedia of Law and Economics Elgar Encyclopedia of Private International … Continue reading »

Roundup of new guides to archives and manuscripts collections

Archivists in the Special Collections Research Center were hard at work arranging and describing archival collections this past fiscal year. 38 collections comprising 1,064 linear feet of material – that’s the length of more than 3.5 football fields! – are … Continue reading »

Rendering of Parker Solar Probe

Parker Solar Probe named after UChicago physicist

NASA’s new Parker Solar Probe is named after UChicago physicist Eugene Parker, the S. Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Physics. Read his original research in the books and articles held by the Library. Continue reading »

June Pachuta Farris

People June Pachuta Farris, Bibliographer for Slavic and East European Studies, 1947-2018

June Pachuta Farris was valued and recognized by scholars and librarians throughout the world for her expertise as a bibliographer in Slavic and East European Studies and for the generosity she demonstrated throughout her decades of service to the profession. She died on July 27 after a short illness at age 70. Continue reading »

The John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection: New database from HeinOnline

HeinOnline has recently added the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection. This collection offers all U.S. government documents relating to the assassination, including state and local law enforcement materials. Continue reading »

Cecilia Smith

People Meet new GIS and Maps Librarian Cecilia Smith

Barbara Kern interviewed Cecilia to find out how she plans to work with faculty and students, and what she sees as emerging trends in GIS and Map Libraries. Continue reading »

People D’Angelo librarians receive innovation award

D’Angelo Law librarians Todd Ito and Scott Vanderlin received the Innovation Tournament Award and a monetary prize on July 17 from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). The prize will support the development of a tool that will make … Continue reading »

New Indian Database: SCC Online

The D’Angelo Law Library has subscribed to SCC Online. SCC Online has Indian Supreme Court and state High Court case law, pre-independence case law, central and state statutes, bills in Parliament, government policy documents, and reports of committees and commissions. … Continue reading »

Safari Ebooks replacement

The library is replacing our Safari ebooks subscription with individual ebooks.  Ebooks formerly available through Safari will be available through our catalog only. Continue reading »

Mansueto and Regenstein

Library summer quarter hours, June 18 – August 25

Beginning Monday, June 18, the Library will operate on summer quarter building hours at all of its locations. Summer quarter hours will end on August 25. Continue reading »

Third Edition of the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics brings changes to access

Palgrave Macmillan published a new edition of the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics late last year. This updated version features new articles as well as articles from the two  previous editions. It is now on the SpringerLink platform and offers … Continue reading »