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AmbassaDogBob, a pug, sitting on a green dog bed while looking at a laptop and surrounded by books and files, but thinking about a dog bowl overflowing with bone shaped dog biscuits. Quit daydreaming, Bob! Finals are coming!

University Library announces extended hours

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, The University Library is excited to announce the return of our extended hours at the Richard J. Daley Library and the Louis L. Biro Law Library for the…

Open Access Week 2021, It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity, October 25-31

Announcing free workshops, exhibit for Open Access Week 2021

International Open Access Week is Oct. 25-31, 2021. Organized by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is an opportunity for the global academic and research communities to learn…

Winding road with text encouraging people to consult with medical librarians to avoid health misinformation.

October is National Medical Librarians Month

National Medical Librarians Month (NMLM) is a time to spread awareness about the important role UIC faculty librarians play in the health sciences. They not only help clinicians and researchers in the field…

Scheltes collection archival greyscale photograph of a Black blind man with a briefcase, sitting beside a desk. A Black woman is sitting at the desk, looking down and writing.

Adrian Scheltes collection now available

The UIC University Library is excited to announce the acquisition of the Adrian Scheltes collection. Scheltes was the supervisor of counsel and guidance for the blind at the Illinois Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Glenda Insua

ACRL Member of the Week: Glenda Insua

Published on the ACRL website, Sept. 7, 2021 Glenda is a reference and instruction librarian at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Glenda has been a member of ACRL for 12 years and is…

Photo from a Library of the Health Sciences newsletter, 1974. Beverly Allen (first row, center) with colleagues.

Beverly Allen Day

Please join us on Sept. 7 for “Beverly Allen Day,” an open house celebration and remembrance event and exhibition in honor of Beverly Allen, the trailblazing African American librarian who founded the Library…

Congrats to the Winners! UIC Library English 161 Research Awards

Announcing the UIC Library English 161 Research Award winners!

The UIC Library English 161 Research Awards, initiated in the fall of 2020, recognize excellence in student research that demonstrates best practices in finding, evaluating and synthesizing sources to develop creative and impactful…