Daley Leadership in the Public Sphere winners announced

The 2016 Daley Leadership in the Public Sphere award, sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago University Library, was presented to four students from the University of Chicago Lab Schools High School.  The award recognizes a student or students who best who best use resources in UIC’s Special Collections and University Archives as determined by Chicago History Fair judges. Alex Azar, Else Erling, Bailey Garb, and Allie Kreitman collaborated on the documentary “Made for...

LHS-Chicago construction week of May 23

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of May 23: Library services available on the first floor. Areas affected (continuing): Classroom construction on the second floor. Re-carpeting the third...

Book arts exhibit opens May 25

“Vive le Livre:  an exhibition of the book arts of Caryl Seidenberg and the Vixen Press” opens in the Daley Library Special Collections on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, with a reception from 5 – 7 p.m.  The exhibit runs through September. Seidenberg is an artist, type setter, and fine printer.  Many of her works are featured in the exhibit, as well as her comments about books and art.  She was quoted in the Caxtonian,...

LHS-Chicago construction week of May 16

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of May 16: Library services available on the first floor. Re-carpeting the third floor. Areas affected (continuing): Classroom construction on the second...

LHS-Chicago construction week of May 09

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of May 09: Library services available on the first floor. Areas affected (continuing): Classroom construction on the second...

Library begins summer hours and projects

All UIC Library locations will be open summer hours as of May 9. One of the projects the Library will work on over this summer is a redesigned website set to launch at the beginning of fall semester. When the beta site is available in July, the Library will ask for reactions, reviews, and suggestions for more improvements to the site that make it easier for patrons to use Library services and find research...

LHS-Chicago construction week of May 02

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of May 02: Photography on the first floor. Classroom construction on the second floor. Areas affected (continuing): Library services available in the lower...

LHS-Chicago construction week of April 25

Several facilities projects are underway in the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago. As a result, some disruptions to the library’s services and atmosphere are expected. The Library will keep patrons informed about temporary service desk relocations and inaccessible areas via its website and building signage. Areas affected during the week of April 25: Classroom construction on the second floor. Areas affected (continuing): Library services available in the lower level. Only second and third...

Special collections librarianship is topic of May 7 workshop

Library science students and recent graduates interested in special collections librarianship are invited to attend the upcoming workshop, “A Rare Choice: Career Workshop for Special and Specialized Collections Librarianship,” at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) on Saturday, May 7, 2016.  The workshop will be held at the Richard J. Daley Library, Room 1-470, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special collections librarians and library school faculty will provide information and advice in...

Library begins extended hours April 24

The University Library begins its extended hours schedule for the end of the semester and finals week on April 24, 2016. The Richard J. Daley Library will be open from 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24 through 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016. During extended hours, only patrons with valid i-cards will be able to enter the building from 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.  A dedicated Red Car will serve Library patrons from...