18.1 General

The University of Iowa Libraries (www.lib.uiowa.edu) provides leadership in the creation, transmission, and preservation of knowledge to advance intellectual discovery and encourage lifelong learning. The University Libraries holds collections in various formats, including books, audio, film, multimedia, and microforms. The libraries provide access to a growing collection of electronic resources, including full-text journals. Most collections are open for browsing by all University community members; others are available upon request.