Two images by Cyrus Baldridge

Cyrus Baldridge’s prodigious artistic talents and UChicago education (PhB 1911), combined with a humanistic political awareness, led to the publication of several lavishly illustrated books focusing on his experience of world cultures. This exhibition explores his unconventional life. Continue reading »

Cyrus Leroy Baldridge: Illustrator, Explorer, Activist

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 »

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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 »

Bernadette Mayer

A Reading by Poet Bernadette Mayer on April 20

Bernadette Mayer, a major influence in the contemporary poetry scene for more than four decades, reads from her work at the Joseph Regenstein Library on April 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. Continue reading »

Mother’s Room, Regenstein B51

Regenstein Room B51, located on the building’s B Level, has been renovated to create an accessible, ADA-compliant Mother’s Room for the exclusive use of nursing mothers currently affiliated with the University and visiting researchers using the Library’s collections. This single-use, … Continue reading »

Library Catalog record for a pair of CDs. Click "Request from Mansueto Library" to retrieve.

Recordings Collection now in Mansueto

The Recordings Collection, formerly located in Regenstein Room 360, has been relocated to the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. The Collection is now accessible all of the hours that Mansueto is open (107½ hours per week during the academic quarter), … Continue reading »

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Changes at Ex Libris Café

Over the March interim, three new bar-height tables, each 24 feet long, were installed in Ex Libris, the student run coffee shop located in the northeast corner of the 1st floor of Regenstein.   The new tables, with convenient access to … Continue reading »

EndNote Online or Zotero? Selecting the Best Citation Manager: workshop

Friday, April 8, noon – 1 p.m.; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
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, such as APA or Chicago. This workshop will compare how EndNote Online and Zotero – two popular citation managers – allow you to save, share, and cite information. Continue reading »

Dissertation Procedures for Students: workshop

April 7, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.; April 13, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
Are you a Ph.D. student planning to graduate in Spring 2016? June 2016 doctoral candidates will use a web-based interface for online submission, review, and publication of dissertations. In this session, we will review the procedures for submitting your dissertation electronically. Continue reading »

Library partners with CCT & IT Services on workshop series for instructors

The University of Chicago Library, Chicago Center for Teaching, and Academic and Scholarly Technology Services are partnering on a workshop series for graduate students and instructors on improving students’ information literacy skills. Ruining Google and Wikipedia: Teaching Strategies That Help … Continue reading »

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2016 Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowships Awarded

The Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowships for 2016. Established through a bequest of George W. Platzman (1920-2008), Professor in Geophysical Sciences, the research fellowships are named in memory … Continue reading »

Dissertation Procedures for Staff: workshop

Wednesday, March 30, 9 – 10 a.m; TECHB@R Regenstein Library, Room 160
In this session, we will review the administrator’s role in helping students file their dissertations electronically. We will also discuss open access for dissertations via the new institutional repository Continue reading »

Alert Web printing services offline 5 p.m. Sun. to noon Tues.

Because of an upgrade to the Proven printing system, Web Printing and Add Value Online will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Sunday, March 20 through approximately noon, Tuesday, March 22. All other printing, copying and scanning functions will remain operational … Continue reading »

Ex Libris cafe spring interim hours, March 19 – 27

Beginning Saturday, March 19, the Ex Libris Café will have reduced service hours for the spring interim. Regular hours will resume Monday, March 30. Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Saturday – Sunday Closed Please note: Intermittent electrical work and furniture installation … Continue reading »

Library spring interim hours, March 19 – 27

Beginning Saturday, March 19, the Library will have reduced building hours at all of its locations for the spring interim. Normal hours resume Monday, March 28. Crerar Library Sunday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday – Saturday 8:00 … Continue reading »

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Study Break @ The Reg on Sunday, March 13

Get your game on for finals! Drop by Regenstein Library’s A-Level from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 for board games, arts and crafts, and snacks. The event is free and open to all students. Snacks will be … Continue reading »

Character sketches for "The Death-Ray," ca. 2003-2011. Daniel Clowes Archive, University of Chicago Library. Copyright Daniel Clowes.

Exhibits Feature Story Integrity of the Page: The Creative Process of Daniel Clowes

The exhibition “Integrity of the Page” provides a rare glimpse into the creative process of legendary cartoonist Daniel Clowes. On view through June 17 in Special Collections, the exhibition features notes, outlines, narrative drafts, character sketches, and draft layouts for three of Clowes’ award-winning graphic novels. Continue reading »

Extended Library hours March 11 – 13

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, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 until 12:45 a.m. Crerar and Regenstein will be open these days … Continue reading »

Poster "20 Years and After"

Current Exhibits 20 Years and After: Korean Collections Consortium of North America (KCCNA)

Because of the Korean Collections Consortium of North America library users are able to access materials on more than 100 subject areas in Korean Studies. This one-case exhibit runs from March 1 – April 1, 2016, in the Joseph Regenstein Library, Fifth Floor. Continue reading »

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Exhibits Celebrate the launch of the Uncommon Fund Young Adult Fiction Collection

Celebrate the formal launch of the Uncommon Fund Young Adult Fiction Collection on March 10th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Regenstein Library, Room 122. Refreshments will be served. The Young Adult Fiction Collection was funded in 2015 by the … Continue reading »

Selection of Class of 2000 Books

Unrequired reading at the Library

Miss reading for fun? Having trouble finding unrequired reading in the libraries’ collections? With over 11 million print & electronic books, it can be hard to browse the library collections to find reading for fun. But have no fear, librarians … Continue reading »