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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Favorite Book Fridays: Our Lady of the Nile

Sarah G. Wenzel, the Library's Bibliographer for Literature of Europe and the Americas, tells us about one of her favorite books: Our Lady of the Nile (Notre-Dame du Nil) by Scholastique Mukasonga, translated from the French by Melanie Mauthner.
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Spaces

Recycling initiative in Regenstein Library

Help us to increase recycling and reduce the contamination of recycled materials in Regenstein Library.
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Spotlight

Wright Fellowship for promising new academic law librarians

The D’Angelo Law Library at the University of Chicago is accepting applications through March 6 for the 2020 Judith M. Wright Fellowship.  Established on the occasion of Ms. Wright’s retirement as the director of the D’Angelo Law Library in 2013, the …
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Teaching

New Library and College workshop series on developing research proposals

The University of Chicago Library and the College Center for Research and Fellowships are sponsoring a new workshop series designed to help undergraduates produce successful proposals for research grants and fellowships.
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