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Extended Building Hours

Beginning Wednesday, April 28, Rod Library will offer extended building hours to accomodate students preparing for end of the semester tests and projects.  Good luck everyone!

April 28 - 29 Wednesday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
April 30 Friday 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
May 1 Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
May 2 Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
May 3 - 5 Monday - Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
May 6 Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
May 7 Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Access to Panther Prowler & Find it! Restored

The Panther Prowler and Find it! server has been repaired and access to these resources has been restored.  Please report any problems you experience.  Thank you again for your patience!

Library Hours for Spring Break

The Library will have different hours of operations during Spring Break.

  • March 12, Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • March 13 - 14, Saturday - Sunday, Closed
  • March 15 - 19, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • March 20, Saturday, Closed
  • March 21, Sunday, 12:00 noon - 12:00 midnight

Have a great week!  And don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed Saturday night!



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!


Interim Building Hours

The Library will be open during the break between fall and spring semesters. 

December 21-24 (Mon.-Thurs.): 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 25, 2009 - January 3, 2010: Closed
January 4-8 (Mon.-Fri.): 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 9 (Sat.): 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
January 10 (Sun.): 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.

Regular spring semester hours begin January 11th.

Have a great break!

Remote Access to Library Research Databases

CHANGE IS COMING! After the fall semester, you will need to use your CatID to access library research databases like Academic Search Elite, JSTOR, and Panther Prowler from off campus.

Google Scholar Cited By

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This video shows you how to use the Google Scholar Cited By feature to find the most recent important articles.

Where to Start? Using the New Rod Library Website to Search

This video shows you how to navigate the new Rod Library website and how to use the new Panther Prowler to find scholary articles.

Library's Hours Labor Day Weekend

The Library will be open the following hours this Labor Day weekend. Please note in particular our reduced hours on Monday.

Friday, September 4: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 5: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 6: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 7 (Labor Day): 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight

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