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Sciences Library Services
The Sciences Library provides all these services and more to University of Iowa students, faculty and staff. Please contact us for assistance.
Article Delivery Service
Articles or chapters from nonelectronic journals, newspapers, or books held in any University of Iowa Library (with the exception of the Law Library) can be scanned, delivered electronically, and available for viewing for 14 days.
Course Reserves Search
Materials on reserve for classes at The University of Iowa can now be searched online. Here you can search by course instructor, course name, course number, or department in addition to author, title, or call number.
(For instructors) A librarian, working with a course instructor, can design an in-class presentation that promotes information literacy, based on the goals and objectives of the course. Please contact the Sciences Library for more information.
Library users may request that materials owned by one University of Iowa Library be sent and held for pickup at another University of Iowa Library or delivered to an office on the UI campus through campus mail.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Books, journal articles, and other research materials not owned by the University of Iowa Libraries can usually be borrowed from other libraries.
My Library Account
See what items you have checked out and when they are due. Renew items online.
Recommend a Library Purchase
Request that the library purchase materials for the collection including books, journals/serials, videos, CDs, and DVDs.
Research Consultation Appointments
Contact a librarian for assistance with research that pertains to a specific project or thesis.
(For instructors) Request materials to be placed on course reserve.
Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian