Rod Cast - News and Events

September 06, 2012 - 7:53 am
Chris Cox

Welcome to our new Dean of Library Services, Chris Cox!  Dean Cox began work at the Library on Monday August 27th. 

Many thanks to our Acting Dean, Katherine Martin, for her leadership and service in this position this past year.  She returns to her full duties now as Head of the Collection Management and Special Services Department.

August 08, 2012 - 8:45 am

 

 

 

 

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

August 07, 2012 - 3:14 pm

 The Library is now on Pinterest! Need a break from studying? Click on over to the Library’s Pinterest page! Check out “How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” to get a leg up on the Rod Library Fall event (shhhh.) Even Stephen Colbert and Ryan Gosling understand the importance of what the library can do for you.

Need a little library chuckle? It’s there too! So take a break from studyin...

July 23, 2012 - 2:23 pm

The Student Computer Center located on the first floor of the Library will no longer be open for use.  To locate another computer center on campus see the list of centers on the ITS website. 

Remember, Microsoft Office products are loaded on all public computers in the Library for your convenience.

July 13, 2012 - 9:42 am

Yesterday Provost Dr. Gloria Gibson announced that Mr. Christopher Cox has accepted the position of Dean of Library Services at Rod Library.  He will begin his new appointment August 27, 2012.  Rod Library's faculty and staff are excited to have Mr. Cox join our faculty and we welcome him to the Cedar Valley!

July 11, 2012 - 3:14 pm
The Warmth of Other Suns

Join the UNI Cornerstone courses in reading this year's common read book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson. One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citize...

July 09, 2012 - 2:56 pm

If you’ve visited the library lately you may have noticed that the area north of the reference desk is looking pretty bare – or some would say, wide open!  Some people have been asking us what we will be putting there now that all of the dark brown shelves have been removed.  The library is currently developing a plan to redesign the area as a comfortable, open, flexible learning space that will b...

June 28, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Here is a link to today's Supreme Court decision on the health care law: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/11pdf/11-393c3a2.pdf

The authentic, electronic version of the law is available can be accessed here: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS124425

June 28, 2012 - 1:51 pm

We are back in the coffee and tea business.  Stop by for a cold iced coffee or iced tea.  It would certainly hit the spot during these hot days!

June 27, 2012 - 9:22 am

The coffee and tea service is currently unavailable as we await a new brewing machine.  It should be up and running sometime on Thursday, June 28, 2012.  We apologize for the inconvenience.