Rod Cast - News and Events

October 01, 2012 - 8:18 am

Recently, the Library was asked to provide access to Arabic-language newspapers.  The good news is that it already does!  More than 30 Arabic-language newspapers are available in electronic format through the Library’s subscription to the PressDisplay database, which provides access to recent issues of newspapers across the worl...

October 01, 2012 - 5:56 am

 Registration for Humans vs Zombies is open.  Be sure to turn in your signed waiver to the Rod Library Circulation desk.  The first 150 to register and  turn in a signed waiver will receive a free Humans vs Zombies bandana!  

September 28, 2012 - 8:23 am
UNI Family Weekend

 Rod Library welcomes Panther families to campus this weekend!  Stop on in to the library where we will be having a raffle for prizes.  One lucky parent and one lucky student will win a prize.  Come on in for a self-guided tour and make sure to stop by our new open space on the 2nd floor where our new learning commons will be.  You could even give suggestions on the flip charts for what would b...

September 28, 2012 - 8:20 am

 Please join us in wishing our colleague Dave a Happy Retirement!  Dave has dedicated just short of 18 years of service to the University community and Rod Library.  Thanks for all your hard work!  You will be missed.

September 18, 2012 - 3:37 pm

The publisher of Business & Company Resource Center has replaced it with an upgraded, expanded database called Business Insights: Global. This new database is now listed on Rod Library pages such as Databases A-Z and the Business Portal. This link will work both on campus and off campus (after CatID login): 


September 14, 2012 - 3:51 pm

In our earlier blog entry of the day, we asked for input from you on what you would like to see in our new Learning Commons area located behind the Reference desk on the 2nd (main) floor of Rod Library.  Below, the concept of the learning commons is explained.  We hope this will give you an understanding of what a learning commons is and what Rod Library hopes to do with it. 

September 14, 2012 - 9:54 am
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Welcome back! Hope you are all having a great fall semester so far! If you haven't already noticed, there is an area behind the Reference desk on the 2nd (main) floor that will be transformed into a new learning commons area.  

We want your ideas! Please tell us what you want to see added to the space!  How can you give us your ideas?

We have a flip board in the Learning Commons...

September 13, 2012 - 11:01 pm

Check out this week's data visualization from the U.S. Census Bureau, which looks at The Great Migration of the Black population from 1910 to 1970, when an estimated 6 million people left the South for urban centers in other parts of the country.

September 11, 2012 - 3:27 pm

As of July 1, 2012, the UNI Museums joined the Rod Library organization. The UNI Museums are currently comprised of the University Museum and the Marshall Center School. The Museums will be reporting to Head of Collection Management and Special Services Kate Martin.

While recent budget reductions have closed the doors of the University Museum to the general public, the...

September 11, 2012 - 7:03 am






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