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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 »

Students studying in D'Angelo Law Library

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 »

Cover of Migration Stories

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 »

Thi Bui

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 »

An open book

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 »

GIS and Maps Librarian and students with map of Chicago on monitor

Register today for the Library’s Spring Quarter workshops

The University of Chicago Library is offering a variety of workshops and programs during Spring Quarter highlighting tools, resources, and services available to you to support your work. Learn about GIS, data management, using Zotero and EndNote, and more. Space is limited, so register for sessions today! Continue reading »

Brother and sister

Exhibits How Jewish refugees found a wartime home in Shanghai

A scholar’s novel and exhibit explore the lives of those who fled World War II Europe. Exhibit closes March 24. Continue reading »

April 12 deadline for the Crerar Writing Prize for College students

Are you an undergraduate interested in science, medicine, and/or technology? Have you written a scientific paper that would be of interest to a general audience? Consider submitting a paper for the John Crerar Foundation Writing Prize. Continue reading »

Women's History Month Book Display

Exhibits Book display for Women’s History Month

MAPH student Juno Yingzhi Dong, the Library’s new Research Services Support Fellow, created this display of books from Regenstein’s collections highlighting women’s experiences in wartime. Continue reading »

Book plate in honor of trustee emeritus Robert G. Schloerb

Exhibits Robert G. Schloerb Honorary Exhibit

An exhibit of books added to the Library’s collection in honor of trustee emeritus Robert G. Schloerb on the occasion of his 95th birthday. On display March 5–31 on Regenstein’s Fourth Floor. Continue reading »

Regenstein Libary 1st Floor Reading Room

Extended All-Night Study Hours March 15-17

To support students preparing for finals, the Regenstein 1st floor all-night study space will remain open Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 after the building closes at 11 p.m. The all-night study space will thus be open 24 hours … Continue reading »

Detail of Figure 5. The Cardia System: References to the city's heart in "Chicago: City on the Make"

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 »

A rendering of people workign together in the MADD Center

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 »

A Japanese language instructor sits and talks with soldiers

“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 »

Regenstein Libary 1st Floor Reading Room

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 »

Globe-shaped photo of Chicago

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 »