Rod Cast - News and Events

October 22, 2012 - 1:08 pm
Picture of whiteboards

Rumor has it that students would like whiteboards in the library! :-) Guess what?  We have two whiteboards floating around on the main (2nd) floor of the library. Please feel free to use them and move them around! 

October 22, 2012 - 7:46 am

Subject Guides (LibGuides) include information and links to some of the best sources for doing research in basic subject areas.  They also give search tips that can help when preparing for papers and presentations.  Try one today!  Just click on the Subject Guides link in the left column of the library home page.


October 19, 2012 - 1:27 pm

Did you know that today is Geologic Map Day? Geologic Map Day 2012, a special event designed to promote awareness of geologic mapping and its vital importance to society. As an extension of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, Geologic Map Day focuses the attention of students, teachers, and the general public on the study, uses, and significance of geologic maps for education, science, business, and a va...

October 18, 2012 - 6:50 am

 Color Printing is here!!  To print in color from a public workstation, change the default printer to "2 Lobby-COLOR" and choose "Color" as a print option.   Follow the screen prompts and retrieve your print job from the color printer/copier in the 2nd Floor Lobby.  Price is .50 per page that will be charged to your U-bill.  If you need any assistance don't hesitate to ask f...

October 17, 2012 - 9:01 am

The learning commons survey is running until Friday, October 19.  We want to hear from the university community about technologies, services, and spaces that students, faculty, and staff would like us to consider when developing the learning commons, a space that will be redesigned to enhance learning and research.

The brief survey asks questions about your preferences for an ideal learning and research env...

October 17, 2012 - 6:50 am

 Did you know that....

the library has FREE scanning?  Save your pennies on the photocopier, and stop down at our 2 scanners on the 1st floor.  You have the option to email your scans to yourself or save it to a flashdrive.

The friendly staff at the MSC desk would be happy to show you the ropes in how to use the machines if you need it!

October 15, 2012 - 9:34 am




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

October 15, 2012 - 9:29 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 - 9:10 am
Industrial Tech

Did you know....that the Special Collections and University Archives pages have information about Outdoor Sculptures at UNI? Check us out!

October 12, 2012 - 1:11 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!