Rod Cast - News and Events

May 13, 2013 - 8:30 am

Rod Library is now offering a new and improved method to find the information you need for your class assignments and research. Just use the "Articles" tab on the library home page to access the new, more powerful version of Panther Prowler.

When you try it out, you should notice right away that the top results are even more relevant to your search than before. This single, quick search finds the best...

May 09, 2013 - 11:37 am

Congratulations to Nicole, Kayla, Evan, Lauren, Jessica, Jackie, Alissa, Alison, Alexandra, Sarah, Brennan, Susanna, and Ashley who are graduating this spring or leaving to student teach!  These individuals have worked at Rod Library for a combined 29.5 years! 

The staff and faculty of Rod Library appreciate all their work and their dedication to the UNI community and wish them all the best as the...

May 09, 2013 - 11:16 am
photo of "City Mouse" sculpture on UNI grounds

Are you interested in the many beautiful art pieces on display across the UNI campus? Our Art on Campus digital collection features several photos of campus artwork and sculptures that grace the grounds. We've added some interesting new photos, including the "City Mouse" sculpture. CHECK IT OUT!

May 06, 2013 - 2:56 pm

Thanks to all of you who participated in Rod Library's You Talk. We Listen. We All Win! survey! We had over 800 respondents, which is fabulous!  We want to congratulate Chance on winning the grand prize of an iPad mini!  The other prize winners have been notified via their UNI email address.  So, be sure to check your UNI e-mail and see if you are a winner!

Rod Library will take all of your valuab...

May 02, 2013 - 11:11 am

 The May/June 2013 Newsletter is available here

May 02, 2013 - 9:31 am

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

May 01, 2013 - 7:53 am
Scholarly Communication, University of Northern Iowa, Rod Library

The Rod Library is in the process of investigating the desirability and feasibility of developing an institutional repository at the University of Northern Iowa. An institutional repository is a set of services supporting the management and long-term dissemination of digital materials created by faculty, students, and staff.

David Stout , a representative from bepress, will provide a presentation open to the...

April 30, 2013 - 12:12 pm

We know it's that time of the semester.  You're living almost 24/7 in the library trying to finish another paper or reading those last chapters.  Do you know who else is here at the library?  Yep, thieves.  They're waiting for you to leave your backpacks, cell phones, laptops, and wallets alone for just that moment you go to get a drink of water or go to the restroom.  That's all the longer the...

April 29, 2013 - 8:53 am

UNI faculty and staff are invited to attend one of several small group discussion sessions on Institutional Repository @ UNI scheduled for next week in Rod Library room 324. Rod Library is in the process of investigating the desirability and feasibility of developing an institutional repository at the University of Northern Iowa.

An institutional repository is a set of services supporting the management and long...

April 29, 2013 - 8:24 am

You can get a jump start on the latest way to find the articles, books, and other information you need for your class assignments and research. Just click on the "Try me!" tab on the library home page to access the new, more powerful version of Panther Prowler, which will be officially unveiled this summer.

Try it out, and you should notice right away that the top results are even more relevant to your...