Rod Cast - News and Events

May 25, 2012 - 8:18 am

The Library's hours this weekend will be:

  • Friday, May 25: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 28, Memorial Day: Closed

Thank you to the brave men and women who are currently serving our country or have served our country in the past!

May 23, 2012 - 11:57 am

 The Bound Periodicals HV - Z and the Indexes-Abstracts will be unavailable Tuesday, May 29th through Thursday, May 31st due to floor maintenance.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

May 21, 2012 - 11:47 am

The Bounds and Current Periodicals area from the call numbers A- HQ, along with the Compact Periodicals, will be unavailable from Tuesday May 22 - Friday May 25 due to maintenance on the floors.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

May 18, 2012 - 11:03 am
Stained old carpeting

Beginning Monday morning, May 21, the computers in the five east/west rows of computer desks in the Electronic Resource Area on second floor will be unavailable in order to allow us to replace the carpeting under the desks.  We are excited about this project.  This area is one of the most used areas of the building, and the stained and worn carpeting shows how popular it is.


May 18, 2012 - 9:15 am

Rod Library will be offering two sets of workshops in May and June 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 the ITS Faculty Workshop Calendar.

Tue, May 22, 1...

May 08, 2012 - 3:13 pm
Winner of National Library Week's Trivia Contest!

Congratulations to Kelsey - the grand prize winner in the National Library Week Trivia contest. Enjoy your Nook!

April 30, 2012 - 10:54 am

 Rod Library has just started a site license to the electronic version of "The Chronicle of Higher Education."  Currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff can access this title from any computer on campus and, after authenticating with their CatID, from off-campus as well.

April 24, 2012 - 12:29 pm

The Library will begin its Finals Week building hours schedule Wednesday, April 25.  Our hours will be as follows:

April 25 - 26, Wednesday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

April 27, Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
April 28, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
April 29, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

April 30 - May 1, Monday...

April 19, 2012 - 9:41 am

Rod Library wants to hear your ideas about printed/paper books and electronic books (e-books). A survey will be conducted from Monday, April 16 through Tuesday, May 1, to learn the UNI community's preferences for printed/paper books or e-books. The survey will be online ( and printed copies may be found in the li...

April 13, 2012 - 4:38 pm

The World Bank  announced on April 10th "that it will implement a new Open Access policy for its research outputs and knowledge products, effective July 1, 2012....