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.

News

Hours & Access

Extended study hours in Regenstein 1st Floor Reading Room, Feb. 25 – Mar. 7

To support students studying for finals, Regenstein’s 1st Floor Reading Room will remain open to current students, faculty, and staff until 4 a.m. beginning Sunday, February 25 through Thursday, March 7 (closing at 4 a.m. Friday, March 8).
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Research

April 15 Deadline for the John Crerar Science Writing Prize

Undergraduates are invited to submit papers for the John Crerar Science Writing Prize, a competitive award for excellence and clarity in science writing.
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Events

Black History Month Storytime

Carmenita Peoples leads this storytime on Feb. 24 recommended for families with children up to 10 years old.
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Digital Scholarship

Legal Issues in Computational Research Using Text and Data Mining: An Interactive Workshop

Register for this workshop to be held on Feb. 15
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