Rod Cast - News and Events

March 21, 2013 - 3:07 pm

Have you ever wished you could find out if any laptops or study rooms were available BEFORE you made the long trek to the Library?  Now you can!

Located on our Services web page you'll find links to this information.

Using your desktop computer you can go to "...

March 15, 2013 - 10:05 am
Scholarly Communiction

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on Feb. 8th that the Edwin Mellen Press has sued librarian Dale Askey for libel and is seeking damages of $3 million. Askey, currently employed as a librarian at McMaster University in...

March 13, 2013 - 10:27 am
Lobby wall

Big changes are coming to the Rod Library lobby area over spring break.  The picture here shows the wood paneled wall separating the lobby from the Reference Collection shelves.  Say goodbye to the wall!

Beginning Monday March 18 contractors from Waterloo will be removing this wall and patching the carpeting and columns for us.  This work will open up our lobby area more than ever.  The lobby...

March 12, 2013 - 10:16 am

The Rod Library is pleased to host a portion of The Center for Holocaust and Genocide’s and UNI STAND’s display entitled “Tents of Witness.”  "Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict," created by World Without Genocide at William M...

March 08, 2013 - 9:45 am

Rod Library currently is conducting 60-day trials of four video streaming services, which are described below. We hope that by providing access to services such as those below we can better meet student needs, enhance integration of media content into course environments such as Blackboard, and make better use of the Library's financial resources and physical storage space.

These services...

March 07, 2013 - 9:13 am

 

 

 

 

For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our e...

March 06, 2013 - 9:24 am

Did you know...

there are 11,673 Iowa women who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces?

For more facts and figures, see Women in Iowa, compiled by the State Data Center of Iowa and the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women.
 

March 05, 2013 - 3:49 pm

Rod Library offers limited space for the UNI community to post UNI-related advertisements, announcements, and collection boxes.  We have an enclosed glass display case in the lobby for posters and announcements and some space in the lobby for banners and collection boxes.  In addition we offer space in up to 50 of our six-sided plastic table displayers in lieu of paper table tents.

Those interested in...

March 05, 2013 - 8:47 am

 Do you use the electronic journals available through the Library? Ever wonder what happens when a publisher goes out of business or drops a journal from its publications? Rod Library seeks to protect its investment in electronic journals and make purchased content available on an ongoing basis through its participation in Portico, an electronic archiving service. Portico provides a permanent archive of electro...

February 28, 2013 - 9:17 am

We have 4 new collaborative tables located in the learning commons behind the reference desk.  Each station has a 47-inch tv screen and 5 VGA input connections to connect your PC laptop.  We are also getting adapters so devices requiring video connectors other than VGA can utilize these stations as well.

Also new in the learning commons, we have a new electric stapler!  You can staple up to 25 pag...