Rod Cast - News and Events

July 16, 2013 - 8:48 am

Did you know...

the Library has a never ending book sale? Many withdrawn materials are placed out for the public to...

July 13, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Notice some new technology and other changes on the main floor of the library lately?  The Learning Commons is starting to come together and expand throughout the main floor.  Check the Campus Input tab on the Learning Commons home page for a summary of changes and improvements made in response to your feedback!

The Summary...

June 26, 2013 - 11:25 am

If you are looking for the decisions and opinions issued by the United States Supreme Court this week, the decisions can be found at http://www.supremecourt.gov/ on the right hand side of the screen under "Recent Decisions"

Here are the direct links to some of the more prominent decisions:
United States v. Windsor (DOMA decision):...

June 24, 2013 - 12:08 pm

 We have a new drive up book drop located on the west side of Gilchrist.  Not that we don't love to see your bright shiny faces, but if you are in a rush we can take a rain check.  

June 20, 2013 - 10:29 am
Reference Collection Location Picture

With all of the exciting changes going on in the library, the Reference collection has moved!  The Reference collection is now located by the government documents on the west end of the main (2nd) floor.  If you walk past the reference desk and Dichotomy, look to your right and you will see the Reference collection.  

June 13, 2013 - 8:05 am

Our new Interlibrary Loan system (ILLIAD) is up and running as of 6-13-13. You will need to authenticate to gain access. Once you are in you will be able to submit, view and track your orders more efficiently.  

June 12, 2013 - 10:10 am

 

 

 

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

June 03, 2013 - 11:58 am

 We are working on several projects here at the Rod.   New carpet is being installed in several areas of the main floor.  Government Documents are being shifted to make space for the Reference Collection.  For more photos and updates visit our Facebook page.

May 29, 2013 - 7:31 am

The pop and candy machines located on the first floor of the library now accept the following credit cards:  Discover, American Express, Mastercard, and VISA.  So if a cold drink and snack sounds good and you don't have any cash on you, not to worry - you can just swipe your card!  How cool is that?!?

May 28, 2013 - 12:30 pm

 

Drake University’s Faculty Sena...