March 2011

WorldCat Tutorial by Rod Library

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Text Message Number Change

The number for requesting research help and other information about Rod Library resources and services via text message has changed to:


Research help also can be requested through other channels such as chat, email, telephone, and in person.

Good News! Public Scanner Working Again!

For those of you that have been patiently waiting, the KIC public scanner is working again.  We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we waited for our loaner scanner to arrive.  Continue to watch our blog entries as more good news will soon be coming!!

Subject Guides for Research, New and Improved!

The Library's Subject Guides and Course Web Pages will be taking on a new look over the next few months as librarians and staff convert them to a new interface.  Over 40 guides have been updated already.  Check out the new look and navigation on our LibGuides site. 

We hope that UNI students and other researchers will check the guides for useful information when doing research for their classes and projects.

3 Port USB Hub and Card Reader Combo Now Available

This USB 2.0 Combo Hub & Card Reader bridges the gap between our computers and devices such as cell phones, digital cameras, and portable MP3 players, as well as peripherals such as external hard drives and more. Combining three high-speed USB 2.0 ports with a 45-in-1 card reader, this compact and elegant device delivers lightening-fast connectivity and file transfer capabilities. Just insert your memory cards and transfer data at 480 Mbps.  Available for a
3 hour check-out from the Multiservice Center.

New Coffee Selection Added

We have recently added the selection of Vermont Country Blend Decaf to our coffee offerings.  This blend of light and dark beans achieves a taste that has made this one one of Green Mountain's most popular. The result is coffee that is sweet, rich and aromatic, with a pleasant lingering finish.