Rod Cast - News and Events

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:

The authentic, electronic version of the law is available can be accessed here:

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.

June 21, 2012 - 7:25 am

Does a nice cold iced coffee or tea sound good to you right now?  Well in addition to our regular coffees and teas we are now serving iced coffees and iced teas.  The flavors available for the iced coffee are regular or nutty hazelnut.  The iced tea flavors are unsweetened, raspberry, or sweet tea.  All are available for $1.25 or just a $1.00 with your own 16-oz. mug. Come see us at the Multiservice...

June 20, 2012 - 1:28 pm




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

June 11, 2012 - 9:52 am

Rod Library will be offering two workshops next week to help faculty incorporate library resources and services into their eLearning courses. To register for these workshops and view details about other summer workshops, please go to the ITS Faculty Workshop Calendar.

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June 06, 2012 - 10:09 am
Notary Public

The Rod Library now has a certified Notary Public. Melissa Maday can notarize documents at the Circulation Desk Monday-Friday.