In order to help minimize spread of the coronavirus and protect our campus community, Cowles Library is adjusting our services, hours, and building access. Read moreā€¦

Call for Volunteers: Archive Your Story

We are currently living through a historic moment. Historians of the future will want to know what our experiences were like. In the spirit of documenting this time, Drake University Archives & Special Collections is asking you to keep a journal of your experience during the COVID-19 epidemic. Feel free to type, write by hand, collect news stories, write poetry, draw, etc.

This is a rapidly changing situation and everyone is experience these events in a different way. Start writing now! We welcome journals of students, faculty, staff, and alumni in digital or analog form. For questions on how to submit a journal, email Hope Bibens (

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