Imaging/Imagining the Human Body

“Imaging/Imagining the Human Body in Anatomical Representation,” a multi-venue exhibition curated by two physicians at the University of Chicago, explores the history of anatomical representation and the evolving relationship between the arts and medical science. On view through June 20. Continue reading »

Imaging/Imagining the Human Body

UChicago Magazine: Exhibit ‘compares hand-drawn anatomies to modern medical images’

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The University of Chicago Magazine – March–April 2014 Continue reading »

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Feature Story Library Director Judith Nadler to retire

After a distinguished 48-year career, Library Director and University Librarian Judith Nadler, who oversaw the planning and construction of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, will retire on June 30, 2014. Under Nadler’s leadership, the University of Chicago Library flourished as a prized . . . Continue reading »

DNAinfo: Anatomical art in new UChicago exhibit

Anatomical art featured in new exhibit at U. of C.
DNAinfo Chicago – March 17, 2014 Continue reading »

Gapers Block: ‘Imaging/Imaging’ incorporates artistic and scientific history of the body

UChicago Presents: Art and Anatomy
Gapers Block – March 15, 2014 Continue reading »

Library spring interim hours, March 22–30

Beginning Saturday, March 22, the Library will have reduced building hours at all of its locations for the spring interim. Normal hours resume Monday, March 31. Crerar LibrarySunday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Friday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – … Continue reading »

The Mansuto Library Grand Reading Room was the setting for 'Divergent'

Students learn about feature filmmaking with ‘Divergent’ internships

The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library appears as a location in the thriller “Divergent,” which drew the filmmakers’ interest because of its distinctive design and futuristic glass dome. Two UChicago Cinema and Media Studies students served as interns on the film. Continue reading »

Kuali OLE System Partners receive $882,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made a grant of $882,000 for the Kuali Open Library Environment, an open-source, community-based library software system created by a partnership of some of the nation’s leading university libraries. “Kuali OLE is a library … Continue reading »

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Feature Story Essential Skills Graduate Workshop Series

Graduate students: Gain essential skills for academic and professional success over spring break at Regenstein. The University of Chicago Library and IT Services are offering a series of workshops designed for graduate students from March 24 to 28. Space is limited, and registration is required. Continue reading »

David Larsen

People ALA recognizes Larsen with Distinguished Interlibrary Loan Librarian Award

The American Library Association’s Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has selected David Larsen as the winner of the 2014 Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL (Interlibrary Loan) Librarian Award. Larsen is Head of Access Services and Assessment at the University of … Continue reading »

Scout Report: ‘Remarkable’ urban rail transit maps from 1860s-1920s

Late 19th and Early 20th-Century Urban Rail Transit Maps
The Scout Report – March 7, 2014 Continue reading »

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Practical Law now integrated into WestlawNext

The resource Practical Law (formerly known as Practical Law Company) is now integrated into the WestlawNext platform for all academic users. Practical Law focuses on transactional law and provides model documents (with legal drafting and negotiating tips), step-by-step checklists, timelines, handy … Continue reading »

Extended Library hours March 14 – 16

To support students preparing for finals, Crerar, Mansueto and Regenstein will extend weekend building hours Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15. Mansueto will be open all weekend until 12:45 a.m.; Crerar and Regenstein will be open until 1:00 a.m. … Continue reading »

Cancelled – Scopus Training – Humanities and Social Sciences: workshop

This workshop has been cancelled. When: Thursday, March 13, noon – 1:00 p.m. Where: Regenstein Library, Room A-11 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL Description: Learn how to use Scopus, an interdisciplinary, bibliographic database from Elsevier that indexes the contents of … Continue reading »

Limited access to D’Angelo Law Library during Winter Quarter reading and exam periods

Access to the D’Angelo Law Library for non-law students will be limited from March 8 – March 15 during the law school reading and exam periods. During this period, the library will continue to be accessible to any member of the … Continue reading »

Judith Wright

Wright Fellowship for promising new academic law librarians

The D’Angelo Law Library at the University of Chicago is accepting applications through March 14 for the inaugural 2014 Judith M. Wright Fellowship.  Established on the occasion of Ms. Wright’s retirement as the director of the D’Angelo Law Library in … Continue reading »

Norman Maclean

Norman Maclean Papers available for research

Author and University of Chicago professor Norman Maclean’s papers are available for research in the Special Collections Research Center.  Raised in Montana, Maclean earned his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 1940 and taught English until he retired at … Continue reading »

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Women’s Work: Scholarship by Women at UChicago

The careers of selected past and present University of Chicago women composers, philosophers, and scholars are presented in this group of coordinated mini-exhibits in Regenstein Library. The exhibits are organized in conjunction with International Women’s Day at the University of … Continue reading »

Intro to OpenMP workshop, Feb. 28, 1-4 pm

Date/Time: 2/27/2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Crerar Library Computer Classroom This workshop will give a brief introduction to shared-memory parallel programming using the OpenMP standard. It is designed to give people with little to no parallel programming experience knowledge … Continue reading »

UChicago Magazine makes ‘a pint of gruel for invalids’ with Crerar cookbook

Cooking with Crerar: Child gruelty
University of Chicago Magazine – February 12, 2014 Continue reading »

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Feature Story Beta test the new Library Catalog

The Library encourages members of the University of Chicago community to participate in a beta test of the new Library Catalog. Visit catalog.lib.uchicago.edu and leave us your feedback. Continue reading »

NYT: Big moments on the site of Regenstein and Mansueto libraries

Big moments on campus
New York Times – February 9, 2014 Continue reading »

EndNote Web or Zotero? Selecting the Best Citation Manager, Wednesday, February 19, 12-1 PM

Location: Crerar Library Computer Classroom Citation managers are powerful, time-saving tools that help you manage your research. They can also help you format your papers in MS Word by creating bibliographies, citations, and footnotes automatically in the style you choose, … Continue reading »

Historic Valentine

A Rare Valentine’s Treat

In love? Lovelorn? Bibliophilic? The Special Collections Research Center on Wednesday, February 12th is the place to be. Join us for a Blind Date with Books; an event in celebration of Valentine’s Day featuring a rare book and archival materials … Continue reading »

Chicago Unbound homepage

Feature Story UChicago law faculty scholarship united online

Law librarians and communicators collaborated to build Chicago Unbound, a repository that unites the rich record of scholarship produced at the Law School in one online platform. More than 5000 citations to published scholarship and 2700 full-text PDFs are now accessible to a world audience. Continue reading »

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The Homeric Library: Translations, Editions, Commentaries

Speakers will present approaches to Homer’s texts highlighting the research potential of the University of Chicago Library’s Homer collection, which stretches from the 15th century to the 21st. This colloquium is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Homer in Print: The Transmission and Reception of Homer’s Texts” at the Special Collections Research Center, and the publication of “Homer in Print: The Bibliotheca Homerica Langiana at the University of Chicago Library” (Chicago: University of Chicago Library, 2013). Continue reading »