Rod Library is conducting a survey to help us tailor our mobile website to fit the needs of our mobile users. The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and will be available until Feburary 16th. Thanks for your help!
Business researcher Amelia Kassel provides helpful tips in her short article called, "US Private Companies: Research and Analysis." She discusses topics such as variant names, Secretary of State filings, state securities offices, researching key executives, public records, credit reports, legal information, SEC EDGAR, free v. fee searching, and what's the best source.
Federal Taxes The IRS no longer distributes tax information or forms in print. All information and forms can be found on the Internal Revenue website: http://www.irs.gov/
State of Iowa Taxes A limited number of Iowa tax forms are available in paper. They are located on the wall between the main display case and the reference desk on the 2nd (main) floor of the library. You can also find information and forms on the Iowa Department of Revenue website: http://www.iowa.gov/tax/
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) The Department of Accounting offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to assist people in preparing their tax forms as well as answer questions. The VITA program will be available every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:00-7:00 pm in Curris Business Building (CBB) Room 223 starting on February 7th, 2011. The VITA program will end on April 13th, 2011. Please direct any questions about the VITA program to the Department of Accounting at 273-2394.
We are continuing to develop our mobile website to better meet the needs of our users. Please take the Mobile Website User Survey and tell us what you want to see on Rod Library's mobile site. The survey will be available from January 28 through February 14, 2011.
We now have computer mouses available for check-out along with the library's laptops. They are available for a 3 hour checkout and are at the Multiservice Center desk on the first floor of the library.
Need a warm drink on a cold afternoon while studying but not a coffee drinker - then a nice cup of hot chocolate could be your answer! We now have available for purchase cups of hot chocolate on the first floor of the library at the Multiservice Center service desk. The cost is $1.00 (cash only, please) and our staff will assist you in brewing that warm drink.
A mobile version of UNISTAR, the Library's online catalog, is now available on your mobile device! You can do a keyword search for library materials while you are on the go. Point your mobile device to UNISTAR Mobile to check out this new interface.
Book jackets for many items
Email records to yourself or others
Text records to your cell phone
Save catalog items to preview later (these are saved for 15 minutes at this time)
You'll also find a link to UNISTAR Mobile on the Library's mobile homepage.