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Google Scholar: Getting the Articles

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This video shows you how to get the full text articles from Google Scholar using the five options that the Rod Library has to offer.


UNI Research Consultation

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Individual students and faculty can request extensive assistance with a research project by scheduling a research consultation with a librarian.  A research consultation normally lasts about an hour.  The librarian and researcher will discuss resources and strategies oriented toward a specific topic.


Winner of the Family Weekend Drawing

Amjad Albu

Amjad Albu- UNI senior in Management Information Systems was the winner of the T-shirt prize from the Rod Library Favorite Student Giveaway drawing during Family Weekend.  Congratulations Amjad and good luck with your academic career!


Public Fax Service

There is a new public Fax service for sending US and International Fax  located at the end of the Interlibrary Loan counter.  Patrons can send a US fax for $1.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.  International fax can be sent for $4.95 for 1st page and $3.45 for each additional page. A credit or debit card is required for use.  Instructions for use are located on the Fax machine, however, if you have any additional questions contact the Access Services Staff.

Fax Service


October Exhibits at Rod Library

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


September Exhibits at Rod Library

Study Abroad
Study Abroad with UNI - Sponsored by: UNI Study Abroad- Main Floor Display Case located in the Library Lobby.
Academic Learnign Center
Adacemid Learning Center - Sponsored by: Academic Learning Center- First Floor Display Case located by the MultiSerivces Center.
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read- Sponsored by: Rod Library Public Relation & Marketing Committee - Flat Display Case located in the Reference Area.

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


New Account Option: My Reading History

Library staff members are often asked if we can give someone a list of the books they have checked out in the past. Our answer has always been, "No." The library takes seriously the privacy of your library records so we do not maintain a list of what you borrow after you return it. "My Reading History" is a new feature which allows you to track items you borrow. Some patrons have asked for this service as a means of recalling a book or author they liked or for keeping a list of what they have already read. Participation in the feature is entirely voluntary. You may start or stop using it, as well as delete any or all entries in "My Reading History”, at any time. If you choose to start using "My Reading History", you agree to allow our automated system to store this data.

To enable “My Reading History” go to My Library Account, choose My Reading History, and then choose “Start Saving My Reading History”. This begins the collection of titles you borrow from the Rod Library.


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