January 2010

Tax Time is Coming!

Tax time is coming upon us again!  You can find federal information and forms online at the IRS website.  For Iowa, paper forms are located on the 2nd floor by the Reference Desk.  Online information and forms for Iowa can be found on the Iowa Department of Revenue website.  If you need any assistance locating tax forms, please drop by the Reference desk.


The Circle

Do you love youth literature?  Or, simply wonder why so many adults are reading it, buzzing about it?  Then join us in The Circle on Thursday, February 4, 2010, at 3:30pm in the Youth Collection.  We will discuss a variety of picture books and full length novels.  For more details, and a full list of the books that we will discuss go to this link  www.library.uni.edu/collections/youth-collection/circle


Biological Abstracts - A New Platform

The Biological Abstracts database, previously available to Library patrons on the Ovid platform, is now accessible through the ISI Web of Knowledge database package.  The database may be searched alone or in combination with other resources that are part of the Web of Knowledge package to which the Library subscribes. 


ProQuest databases down for scheduled maintenance

ProQuest® will be performing infrastructure maintenance on January 30, 2010. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will be required for this maintenance. The window will take place from Saturday, January 30, 2010, at 9:00 CST to Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 1:00 CST.

The following products will be unavailable during these windows:

  • ProQuest platform products, ProQuest Historical Newspapers (traditional and graphical K12 interface), American Periodicals Series
  • Genealogy and local history products including Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest Online, Historic Map Works Library Edition, ProQuest Obituaries and Digital Sanborn Maps
  • K-12 products, including eLibrary and SIRS
  • COS products
  • UMI products including online dissertation products

 


ScienceDirect down for scheduled maintenance January 23

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 12 hours from 7:00AM CST Saturday, January 23 to 7:00PM CST.

For information on the new upgrades please follow this link:

 


Library Hours for Monday

The Library will be closed Monday, January 18th, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.  We will return to our normal hours of operation on Tuesday the 19th.  You'll find a complete list of building hours on our Web site.

Have a good weekend!

 


What's Happening in the Browsing Room?

Need a break from the textbooks? The Browsing Room, located on your right as you enter the library, is home to a small selection of recent and classic fiction, popular non-fiction, and literary journals. The CFPL @ UNI collection, a small selection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles from the Cedar Falls Public Library, is located along the south wall. In the upcoming weeks the Browsing room will also provide access to popular major motion picture and well known documentary DVD’s. Stop in for a distraction!

CFPL Collection


January Exhibits at Rod Library

For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.