The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library opened at the heart of the University of Chicago campus in 2011. It features a soaring elliptical glass dome capping a 180-seat Grand Reading Room, state-of-the-art conservation and digitization laboratories, and an underground high-density automated storage and retrieval system. The Mansueto Library speeds scholarly productivity by allowing for the retrieval of materials within an average time of 3 minutes through use of robotic cranes. Designed by renowned architect Helmut Jahn, the Mansueto Library has been recognized with a Distinguished Building Citation of Merit by the American Institute of Architects’ Chicago chapter and a Patron of the Year Award by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

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Winter Recess closure Dec. 24 – Jan. 1

As a part of the University of Chicago’s new Winter Recess, libraries will close from Dec. 24 – Jan. 1.
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Applications open for 2022 Platzman Memorial Fellowships

The University of Chicago Library invites applications for short-term research fellowships for the summer of 2022. The deadline for applications is February 11, 2022.
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Resources

Access video experiments in sciences and medicine with JoVE

The University of Chicago Library now provides access to videos of research techniques and experiments across many scientific disciplines through JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments.
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Resources

New guide to papers of Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph

The papers of Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph are available for research in the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center. The Rudolphs were professors of political science at the University of Chicago and close collaborators throughout their careers. The couple specialized in South Asian politics, history, and culture.
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