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Knowledge@UChicago featured research: The Secret Faces of Inscrutable Poets in Nelson Algren’s Chicago

This month’s featured research is a master’s thesis completed as part of the University of Chicago’s Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH). Continue reading »

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New center fuses media arts, data, and design

At the University of Chicago, the disciplines come together at the Media Arts, Data, and Design (MADD) Center, creating a new collaborative space for experimentation, discovery and impact. The 20,000-square-foot center in the John Crerar Library opens February 25. Continue reading »

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“Deemed Inadvisable”: The University’s Wartime Japanese American Ban and the South Side Nikkei Community

Attend this March 7 presentation and panel discusssion at Regenstein Library. Continue reading »

Love Data Week, Feb. 11-14, Ongoing events at the Reg and Crerar Library

Love Data Week workshops explore data in everyday life, Feb. 11-14

Love Data Week’s theme this year is “data in everyday life,” with a special focus on open data and data justice. Join us for workshops, events, and a chance to learn more about data services at the University of Chicago Library. Continue reading »

Knowledge@UChicago featured research: The Changing Landscape of Arts Participation

Beginning this month, we’re highlighting an example of a deposit to Knowledge@UChicago, the University’s open access digital repository. Continue reading »

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New marketing databases available

The Library has added access to three databases that cover consumer demographics. The first database is a new segment of Statista, the Statista Global Consumer Survey. This covers 28 countries and has data on consumer demographics, brand share and consumer … Continue reading »

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Global law resources at D’Angelo Law Library

The Law School’s Global Chicago Law Wine Mess is a good time to explore the diverse foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL) resources we have at the University. Here is Lyonette “Lyo” Louis-Jacques (’86), Foreign and International Law Librarian, on … Continue reading »

Exhibits The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community

This exhibit of wartime objects, documents, and photographs explores the experience of many thousands of Jewish refugees who escaped to Shanghai during World War II. Continue reading »

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Register today for the Library’s Winter Quarter workshops

Learn about academic publishing, GIS, data resources, citation management, copyright and more. Space is limited, so register for sessions today! Continue reading »

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March 8 deadline to apply for a Brooker Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting

Second- and fourth-year College students at the University of Chicago with a theme-focused book collection are invited to apply for the T. Kimball Brooker Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting. Continue reading »

People Get to know Connie Fleischer, Research Services Librarian

As a continuation of the D’Angelo Interview Series that we began last year, Scott Vanderlin took a moment to catch up with our Research Services Librarian, Connie Fleischer. Connie shares highlights of her career to this point at the University of … Continue reading »

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People Apply now for 7 new graduate student fellowships at UChicago Library

The fellowships are designed to give graduate students opportunities to explore alternative scholarly careers and to build skills and knowledge in new areas of scholarship. Interested graduate students are encouraged to apply by Jan. 15. Continue reading »

New guide to papers of demographer Donald Bogue

The Donald J. Bogue Papers are now open for research. Donald Bogue (1918-2014) was a demographer and longtime University of Chicago Professor of Sociology. Upon earning his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1949, he joined the faculty at … Continue reading »

Regenstein Libary 1st Floor Reading Room

Extended All Night Study Hours December 7 – 9

To support students preparing for finals, the Regenstein 1st floor all-night study space will remain open Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 after the building closes at 11 p.m. The all-night study space will thus be open 24 hours … Continue reading »

Issues of ‘Medicine on the Midway’ available on UChicago Campus Publications

Issues of Medicine on the Midway from 1944 to 1981 have been digitized and are now available on The University of Chicago Campus Publications website. Formerly titled Bulletin of the Medical Alumni Association, this periodical was published by the School … Continue reading »

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New developments for Knowledge@UChicago, the University’s institutional repository

The University of Chicago Library is enhancing Knowledge@UChicago, the University’s institutional repository for faculty and student research, in order to better meet growing needs and interests around data sharing and preservation, open access, and reproducible research results. Continue reading »

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New database trials: Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports and 20th Century Global Perspectives collections

This University of Chicago Library trial is available from November 21, 2018 – January 12, 2019. Continue reading »

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Riccardo Levi-Setti, physicist and paleontologist

Riccardo Levi-Setti, emeritus professor, died earlier this month. He began his career as a physicist but went on to research and publish prolifically in paleontology Continue reading »

Learn about turkeys with Library research guide

From turkey recipes to turkey economics to turkey history, the guide highlights a rich range of resources that will help you bring good food and informed conversation to your holiday table. Continue reading »

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Current Exhibits Food cultures of the Middle East and Asia

In this exhibit five area-studies librarians celebrate the diversity of food cultures from across their areas of expertise. The exhibit is located on the Fifth Floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library and runs through December 31, 2018. Continue reading »

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Celebrate GIS Day at the Library

Celebrate GIS Day on Nov. 14, 2018, by browsing maps and atlases, exploring CARTO and ArcGIS tools, and joining a map-a-thon. Continue reading »

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People Meet new Social Sciences Data Librarian and Sociology Librarian Elizabeth Foster

Elizabeth Foster will help social sciences faculty and students discover, evaluate, and use datasets and other information resources. Continue reading »

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Opening a GIS Hub at Crerar Library

Thanks to a generous gift from the Kathleen and Howard Zar Science Library Fund and support from the Library Council, the University of Chicago Library is developing a GIS Hub at the John Crerar Library to enable geospatial research and learning activities on campus. Continue reading »

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Librarians collaborate with faculty to help students gain vital research skills

In an era of social media, disinformation, and fake news, helping students learn how to evaluate information is more important than ever. While the University’s Core Curriculum teaches undergraduates to critically examine texts, survey responses indicate that students also need … Continue reading »

History of Supreme Court Nominations - Volume 23 on Elena Kagan

Law resources for University faculty

The D’Angelo Law Library subscribes to dozens of legal databases with historical and current law and scholarly commentary to support the UChicago community. Legal research tools thought of as primarily for the Law School are useful for a variety of scholarship and teaching in other disciplines. Continue reading »