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Welcome to the University of Chicago. You are invited to explore the Library’s extensive collections, services, and spaces by visiting our website, reviewing our orientation guide, or watching online tutorials. Continue reading »

Online Library orientation: Learn the basics from home

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 undergraduate student exhibit, “Curated Mysticism: Visual Representations of the Cosmos and Consciousness,” on the 1st floor of Regenstein, near Ex Libris, through July 31. 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

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 »

BrowZine

Access Your Favorite Journal Articles Using Browzine

BrowZine is a service that allows you to browse, read and follow thousands of the library’s scholarly journals. Continue reading »

Benjamin Elijah Mays

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 Dates: April 19 – October 31.
The recent affiliation between UChicago and the MBL is the latest chapter in the long, intertwined history of the two institutions. 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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Hone your IT, media, and productivity skills with Lynda.com

University of Chicago researchers have access to Lynda.com, a leading provider of online courses covering business, media, and technology.  Researchers can choose from over 4,000 courses, all of which are broken up into short, easy to use videos.  Business courses … Continue reading »

Introduction to Zotero, Bibliography Builder: online workshop

Tuesday, April 19, noon – 1 p.m.; Online
Tuesday, April 19, noon – 1 p.m.
Where: Online webinar
Description: Zotero is a free bibliography builder that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click, Zotero saves citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero. Continue reading »

All About Endnote (Desktop Version), Thursday, April 21st, 12-1 PM

Location: Crerar Library Computer Classroom. Endnote is a citation management tool.  With it you can keep track of your citations and pdfs and create formatted bibliographies as you write your paper.  In this workshop learn how to use the desktop … Continue reading »

Introduction to Zotero, Bibliography Builder: workshop

Thursday, April 14, noon –1 p.m.; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
Zotero is a free bibliography builder that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click, Zotero saves citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero. Continue reading »

National Library Week - Libraries Transform

Celebrate National Library Week by sharing your #shelfie

The University of Chicago Library invites you to celebrate National Library Week April 10-16. National Library Week, sponsored by the America Library Association, is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians. While we always appreciate … Continue reading »

Managing Research Documents: workshop, Monday April 11 4-5PM

Location: Crerar Library Computer Classroom Organizing and keeping track of research documents, whether pdfs, notes, images or other pieces of information, can be time consuming and difficult. Let us help you! This workshop will cover effective naming techniques for documents, … Continue reading »