Rod Cast - News and Events

October 15, 2012 - 10:34 am

 

 

 

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

October 15, 2012 - 10:29 am

Beginning Tuesday, October 16, the Library's light fixtures on the first, second, and third floors will receive an upgrade. 

As of July 14, 2012, the Department of Energy mandated the production of T12 lamps (bulbs) will be phased out.  The fixtures on the first three floors of the building use T12 lamps.  The project beginning Tuesday will replace the ballasts, bulbs, and light covers for all T1...

October 15, 2012 - 10:10 am
Industrial Tech

Did you know....that the Special Collections and University Archives pages have information about Outdoor Sculptures at UNI? Check us out! http://www.library.uni.edu/collections/special-collections/outdoor-sculpture-uni

October 12, 2012 - 2:11 pm

Join us at the library to watch the Presidential Debate this Tuesday, October 16th from 8-10 pm.  We'll stream them live at the library!  Go to the open area behind the reference desk on the main floor.  Look for the signs!  Bring a friend or two!

October 10, 2012 - 5:18 pm

Want to watch the Vice Presidential debates on Thursday, October 11? We'll stream them live at the library!!! Go to the open area behind the reference desk on the main floor. Look for the signs!!!

October 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Did you know that you can renew your books online?

Select "My Library Account" in the upper left side of the Rod Library home page. Log on, then go to the Circulation area to see what you've checked out, the due dates, and to renew online.

(Overdue materials can't be renewed...

October 09, 2012 - 5:28 pm

The Rod Library Learning Commons survey is currently running.  Students, faculty, and staff of UNI are invited to send us ideas and preferences for how we can develop this project now and in the future.  The survey is available through MyUNIverse, or through this link (requires login with CatID).

Note: Some people...

October 09, 2012 - 2:06 pm

October 22-28 is Open Access Week! Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon in a free and open environment. Open access is made possible with the consent of the author and the copyright holder. Open Access Week is an effort to promote and to inform authors, students, researchers, administrators, publishers and librarians abou...

October 09, 2012 - 1:22 pm

Rod Library is expanding access to electronic journals with its recent purchase of the JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections V-VIII.  These collections complement the previously purchased Arts & Sciences Collections I-IV.  Hundreds of scholarly journals in numerous disciplines, including Business and Economics, Education, History, Language and Literature, Mathematics...

October 09, 2012 - 1:01 pm

Over the past few days we have had intermittent problems with the Quicksearch option on the Articles Search tab.  The problem is with the database that we connect to on the Internet.   They are aware of this problem and are working to fix it with a status of "critical priority".  For the time being, we have changed the default search option to be the older Basic Resources.  The Quicksearch option is listed in the dropdown, so you can try it, but you may not get results.