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Facts at a Glance Facts at a Glance The University of Iowa

University Libraries


Branch Libraries

The system is comprised of the Main Library, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, the independent Law Library, and five branch libraries:

Main Library Research Collections

The Libraries holds an extensive collection of research materials, government publications, and online information resources. The Libraries also offers extensive reference services as well as access to hundreds of databases. Specialty collections include:

The Libraries continues to play a central role in serving the information needs of Iowa citizens. In a typical year, more than 45,000 items are delivered to doctors, businesses, educators, scholars, and institutions around the globe. The Libraries works cooperatively with Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa to provide collective access to individuals requesting materials through their local library.

More Information

For more information, visit the University Libraries web page. For more information about the Law Library, see the Law Library site.