General News

Exhibits Shared Past, Shared Future: The Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Chicago – new web exhibit

The recent affiliation between UChicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is the latest chapter in the long, intertwined history of the two institutions. Today, as the institutions draw closer, we highlight and celebrate our shared history. Continue reading »

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Exhibits Faculty reading recommendations

Every year, faculty of the Law School share the last good book they read on Goodreads. The 2016 book recommendations are out, featuring books on law, history, politics, and literature. The D’Angelo Law Library has copies of all of this … Continue reading »

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New online resource: Global Arbitration Review (GAR)

The Library subscribes to Global Arbitration Review (GAR) – “the leading resource on international arbitration news and community intelligence.” Continue reading »

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New Human Genome Resources site now available

The new Human Genome Resources site offers access to visualization and analysis tools available for the human genome, as well as other relevant tools like BLAST, the NCBI remapping service and databases that provide human molecular data. Continue reading »

Abstracts for 35th International Geological Congress available online

The 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) took place 27 Aug – 4 Sep 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.  Abstracts of the scientific program are available online on the American Geological Institute (AGI) website.  Other information about the IGC, including field trip … Continue reading »

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Library resources on sandhill cranes

Flocks of sandhill cranes passed over Chicago Dec. 7 during their fall migration. To learn more about sandhill cranes, check out some of the resources available from the web and in the Library. Continue reading »


Publishers require ORCID iDs for submitting authors

Wiley, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) have each signed ORCID’s Open Letter and announced their new requirement of an ORCID iD for all submitting authors as part of the manuscript … Continue reading »

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Map Collection extends hours, GIS assistance

The Regenstein Library Map Collection now offers walk-in GIS assistance Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Continue reading »

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The HistoryMakers, an African American Oral Video History Archive – workshop

This 90-minute workshop on December 7 is presented by staff from The HistoryMakers project, including Julieanna Richardson, Founder & Executive Director. Continue reading »

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Extended Library hours Dec. 2–4

To support students preparing for finals, Crerar, Mansueto and Regenstein will extend weekend building hours during reading period and finals week. Continue reading »

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ProxyIt for mobile devices

Having difficulty accessing articles, ebooks, or other library resources on your phone or tablet?  Use ProxyIt for mobile devices!  Once installed, anytime you go to a web page for one of the Library’s electronic resources, use ProxyIt! to reroute the … Continue reading »

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Burst the bubble: expanding the news sources you read

Is most of your news coming from social media? Would you like to expand your reading to other news sources? The University of Chicago Library will be offering workshops highlighting news resources that can help you break free of your news bubble. Continue reading »

All About EndNote (Desktop Version) Monday, Nov 21, 12-1 PM

When: Monday, November 21, 2016 12:00–1:00 p.m. Where: Crerar Library, Computer Classroom 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL Description: EndNote is a reference manager used to manage citations, PDFs, and create formatted bibliographies as you write your paper. In this … Continue reading »

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The Impact of the Digital on Japanese Studies

The Digital Humanities Workshop will be hosting a public workshop on “The Impact of the Digital on Japanese Studies” on November 11-12, 2016 in Regenstein Library, Room 122. Continue reading »

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Exhibits Half a Hundred: EALC’s Golden Anniversary 1966–2016

This small book exhibition showcases scholarly publications by ten former East Asian Studies faculty members who made significant contributions to the Department. On view October 28, 2016 – March 20, 2017 on Regenstein Library’s Fifth Floor.
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Exhibits Undergraduate exhibit pilot continues in Regenstein

The Library invites current undergraduates to submit proposals to curate a mini-exhibit in Regenstein Library. Continue reading »

Knowledge@UChicago preserves and shares scholarly and creative works

This new digital repository service addresses the pressing need for a place for sharing and preserving data sets, providing open access options for scholarly articles and dissertations, and meeting public access requirements for grant-funded research. Continue reading »

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Feature Story Embedded librarians support faculty, students where they work

Increasingly, UChicago librarians are providing customized on-site research and teaching services. From hospitals to classrooms, and legal clinics to a business incubator, librarians are using their expertise to support faculty, students, residents, and entrepreneurs where they work. Continue reading »

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An online trove of Biblical manuscripts

The Edgar J. Goodspeed Manuscript Collection, an extraordinary collection of 68 New Testament and other Biblical manuscripts dating from the fourth to the twentieth centuries, has been digitized and made available for study online. Continue reading »

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Exhibits Alma and Donald Lach’s legacies continue in Special Collections

The Special Collections Research Center has been the proud home of the Donald F. Lach Papers since 1995 and recently received the Alma Lach Papers and Alma Lach Culinary Library from Sandra Lach Arlinghaus and William C. Arlinghaus. The exhibition “Alma Lach’s Kitchen: Transforming Taste” is on view through January 6. Continue reading »

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Building the Library’s general collections

Since the University’s founding, the Library’s collections have been central to the unique character of UChicago. With an astonishing 11 million volumes and counting, the University of Chicago Library’s collections are among the largest and most distinctive in North America. … Continue reading »

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People Library residency program expands

The Library’s residency program has expanded in its second year to include two new librarians with expertise in user experience assessment and geographic information systems. Continue reading »

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Exhibits Discovering the Beauty and Charm of the Wilderness: Chicago Connections to the National Park Service

Exhibition in the John Crerar Library Atrium, Oct. 31 – Dec. 31, 2016. To mark the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, we delve into the Library’s archives and rare collections to look at Chicago connections to the parks. Continue reading »

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The art and science of bringing Asian resources online

By collaborating with librarians, faculty, computer scientists, and other colleagues at libraries and universities around the world, the University of Chicago Library is expanding the size and range of Asian digital collections that are freely available and discoverable online. Continue reading »

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American Chemical Society on Campus

ACS on Campus is coming to the University of Chicago on Monday, November 7 for an exciting afternoon of programming. You’ll enjoy a free lunch and learn about the scholarly publishing process. Continue reading »