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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 »

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 »

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 this summer

The University of Chicago Library will launch a new website over the summer.  The new site’s improved navigation and mobile-friendly design will provide faculty and students with ready access to curated, scholarly information and research expertise. Changes to the design … Continue reading »

A Level rendering

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. Library and IT Services staff have worked … 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 new undergraduate student exhibit, “Curated Mysticism: Visual Representations of the Cosmos and Consciousness”.  The exhibit is located in the alcove outside the Dissertation Office on the 1st floor of Regenstein Library (near ExLibris) through July 31. “Curated Mysticism” … 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 »

People HeinOnline blog spotlights Law Library Director Sheri Lewis

A recent HeinOnline blog post features D’Angelo Law Library Director, Sheri H. Lewis. She was selected to be interviewed as part of Hein’s “An Oral History of Law Librarianship” series. Here is an excerpt from the article: Sheri H. Lewis … Continue reading »

Artist James Legros's image of Gregor Samsa's transformation

Current Exhibits On the 100th Anniversary of Kafka’s Metamorphosis

A one-case exhibit in honor of the 100th anniversary of the publication of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, where a variety of scholarly and personal responses and imaginings to this masterpiece of world literature are presented. On display April 27 through June 30, 2016, in the 2nd floor Reading Room of the Joseph Regenstein Library. Continue reading »

Benjamin Elijah Mays

Current Exhibits Benjamin Elijah Mays and the University of Chicago

An exhibit in two cases, honoring Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who received his A.M. (1925) and Ph.D (1935) from the Divinity School. On display April 19 through July 31, 2016, in the 4th floor Reading Room of the Joseph Regenstein Library. Continue reading »

Milton Watkins

People Milton Watkins, Regenstein Entry Attendant, 1925–2016

A dedicated member of the University of Chicago Library staff for nearly two decades, Milton Watkins warmly greeted students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors at the Regenstein entry desk between 1992 and 2012. He died of multiple myeloma on April … Continue reading »

whitman and MBL investigators

Current Exhibits Shared Past, Shared Future: The Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Chicago

Exhibit Location: The John Crerar Library, Atrium Exhibit Dates: April 19 – October 31, 2016 The recent affiliation between UChicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is the latest chapter in the long, intertwined history of the two institutions. Charles … Continue reading »

Organize It! Tools and Tricks for Managing Your Digital Documents: workshop

Wednesday, April 27, noon – 1 p.m.; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
Class readings, research articles, news stories, assignments….how do you keep track of it all? This workshop will give you a brief overview places to store your digital documents, as well as methods to keep it all organized. Continue reading »


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