Rod Cast - News and Events

February 20, 2013 - 4:53 pm

S&P Capital IQ has added about 4,000 reports to the Stock module of the NetAdvantage database; about 8,500 stocks are now covered. Most of the new reports are for Asian and European companies.

NetAdvantage can be accessed from the Databases A-...

February 20, 2013 - 9:36 am

Did you know.....

Rod Library offers databases with business information about other countries and their companies, industries, and markets?

ABI/Inform Complete, for example, provides reports from Business Monitor International, Economist Intelligence Unit, and Oxford Analytica.

Give ABI/Inform a whirl at http://w...

February 19, 2013 - 11:52 am

Thanks to your student computer fees, we have a new color copier/printer/scanner on the main floor in the lobby.  You can scan items and send them via email or save to a USB device.  Stop at the Circulation desk if you need assistance.

February 13, 2013 - 5:02 pm

Guess what?!?! As part of the learning commons project, we now have 4 new mobile carts floating around the library for you to use!!. Each cart has a 47-inch flat screen monitor and cables that will allow you to connect your laptop and/or electronic devices to the flat screen monitor However, we only have cables for VGA and HDMI compatible devices. Carts have cords so they can be plugged into an electrical outlet. Ins...

February 12, 2013 - 8:55 am

We are currently hosting a demo version of a "T1 vision table" right outside of room 222 on the main floor. Please stop in and check it out. We would love to hear feedback!

February 11, 2013 - 7:31 pm

 It's that dreaded time of year again - tax time!  Rod Library no longer receives tax forms in print.  

For federal tax forms and information, please visit

For Iowa tax forms and information, please visit

February 11, 2013 - 1:52 pm
Blind Date Display

In honor of Valentine’s week the Rod would like to set you up on a “Blind Date With A Book”
Here’s how it works- Stop by and check out a  specially wrapped book from our display.
Take it home, unwrap it, read it, and enjoy! If you don’t like the book, simply return it to the library, its feelings won’t be hurt.
After reading the book write a couple of lines on...

February 05, 2013 - 1:24 pm

Check out the newest items they added to our vending machine today!  Pens ($1.25) and pencils ($2.00)!   If you have a suggestion of other items that you'd like to see added to the machine, stop by the Multiservice Center desk and let us know.  Like the local news station - We've Got You Covered!

February 05, 2013 - 8:59 am





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

February 04, 2013 - 1:00 pm
Book cover - Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way, by Dan Buettner

The UNI Healthy Campus Initiative group plans to have a table set up in the Rod Library lobby on the following dates:


  • Monday, February 4, 2013 -- 11 am to 2 pm
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013 -- 11 am to 2 pm

Stop by the table to find out more information about the UNI Healthy Campus Initiative, which supports Cedar Falls/Waterloo Community Blue Zones Project (TM). ...