Rod Cast - News and Events

April 30, 2013 - 11:12 am

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 - 7:53 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 - 7:24 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...

April 28, 2013 - 7:52 am

Rod Library is looking to foster a culture of excellence in providing library service and to better understand user perceptions of library service quality.  This is YOUR opportunity to tell us how well we are doing, whether you come to the library or use our resources online, and to give us insight into what users like you expect from Rod Library.

Starting April 15th, the lib...

April 22, 2013 - 8:21 am
Preservation Week

It's Preservation Week...Pass it On!
April 21-27, 2013

Are you interested in preserving your family photographs? Or maybe flooding has affected your home and you need advice on saving your family treasures? Check out these free webinar events in observance of Preservation Week 2013 as posted on the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) website.

April 22, 2013 - 7:01 am

 Check out the latest update from the Scholarly Communication Committee to view upcoming events, information on E-books, and alternatives to traditional print textbooks.

April 12, 2013 - 2:58 pm

 ARTstor will perform an upgrade to the ARTstor Digital Library on Tuesday, April 16 from 5:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  During this time, users can access the Digital Library but may experience some slowness.  This upgrade will eliminate the need for Java in the ARTstor Digital Library and provide for downloading single images in Zip files.  

April 04, 2013 - 7:14 am









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

April 03, 2013 - 3:42 pm

Please bring your used hardcover & paperback books to the Rod Library Circulation Desk before April 21st. You will receive one ticket for each book that you bring to the Circulation Desk. You can then exchange each ticket for a different book on Earth Day, April 22 from 10:00-2:00pm outside the library. All students, faculty, staff, and community members will be able to swap books. Please no magazines or textbooks!...