We are here to help! We have a fine group of student Media Consultants on hand to help. They have experience in CSS, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver, Audacity, WordPress, HTML5, Drupal, and more!
Stop by the Reference Desk to find them. They are at the desk the following dates/times:
If you haven't stopped by the Digital Media Hub on the 2nd floor next to the Reference Desk lately, you may have missed a few updates.
We have 3 iMacs and 2 Apple TV's for public use. There are 2 new group study spaces with 70' monitors that you can book in advance at the Circulation Desk.
The production rooms are nearing completion. They have video cameras for use in the room and for check out from the Reference Desk. The rooms have a green screen, microphones, lighting units, a sound board, and a telecaster. There are media consultants at the Reference Desk to help you with any of the equipment and software, if needed.
Rod Library to offer patrons an unusual dating service That’s right, back by popular demand, library staff will be sponsoring a fun reading promotion.
Blind Date With a Book February 10-21, 2014
Readers may check out a book wrapped in brown take it home, unwrap it and read it. Read the entire book if you like it, or just return it to the library. It’s feelings won’t be hurt. There will be a rating slip in the book so that you can review your blind date. The slip is in the form of a bookmark and will allow you to tell others about your experience. Who knows, you may get lucky and find an author you really like.
Rating slips returned to the library will be entered into a drawing for a special prize.
This fun activity is designed encourage reading and to try out new authors or genres. Readers may find themselves enjoying a book that they never would have selected on their own.
So break out of a winter reading rut and open yourself to the possibility of something new. The selected books will cover a wide range of authors and include both fiction and nonfiction. See the special display in the library lobby or call the front desk for more information. 319-273– 2462
Rod Library's Digitized African American History Sources guide is your portal to digitized historical documents and other primary sources documenting the African American experience. Browse the guide today; and please let us know if you know of any good sites to add. Contact information is listed in the guide.