UI considers eliminating physical copy of the directory


Photo by Telstar Logistics, Flickr.
Photo by Telstar Logistics, Flickr.

The University of Iowa’s directory is currently available online and in a physical format. However, the school is considering eliminating the physical copies in order to save paper.

In 2012, UI ordered 6,500 directories. Many students and faculty members never use these directories, and instead opt to look up information online.

Along with potentially eliminating the directories, many professors are going paperless in their classrooms and UI is cutting back on their copies of phone books for the residence halls.

Read more here.

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