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Guide to the University of Iowa Libraries: The SEAM - Students Engage at Main

Guide to the University of Iowa Libraries for new students, staff, faculty, and visitors.


The SEAM is a dedicated service for supporting undergraduate students develop and improve research skills and critical thinking. We offer the resources and assistance students need to become successful researchers.

Bring your assignment in or your research ideas and we will sit down with you to discuss where to start looking for sources using Library databases and how to find credible sources online. You can ask about citations, where to find newspaper sources, scholarly articles, and more. 

Drop in during our open hours, Sun - Thurs. 5PM - 9PM or visit our website, to schedule an appointment or look for a time to meet with one of us by visiting our calendar