Rod Cast - News and Events

July 27, 2011 - 12:47 pm

UNI's summer session is quickly drawing to a close.  Soon we will all begin preparing for a great fall semester!  Rod Library will be open the following hours during the August interim.

July 30 - July 31, Saturday - Sunday, Closed
August 1 - 5, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

August 6 - 7, Saturday - Sunday, Closed
August 8 - 12, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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July 27, 2011 - 11:25 am

So you're at the library typing away on your paper and realize that you've forgotten your flash drive. "Darn!" you say.  No worries!  Rod Library has flash drives you can borrow.  Just stop at the MultiService Center desk on the 1st floor to pick one up, and return it when you're done. 

What's that you say?  A calculator would be great, too?  Stop down at the MultiService...

July 07, 2011 - 4:31 pm

Work began in earnest this week on the fourth floor ceiling ducts.  Eller Insulation is insulating portions of our air ducts to prevent condensation forming and dripping onto our ceiling tiles.  The drips have stained the ceiling tiles and at times have damaged books.  There may be some extra noise on the fourth floor during this time and a bit of dust as they remove and replace ceiling tiles.  They...

July 01, 2011 - 3:32 pm

The Library will be open the following hours over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

  • July 1, Friday, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • July 2, Saturday, 12:00 noon-5:00 p.m.
  • July 3, Sunday, 12:00 noon-5:00 p.m.
  • July 4, Monday, Closed
  • July 5 we return to our normal summer hours

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

July 01, 2011 - 3:16 pm

Dean of Library Services Marilyn Mercado retired from the University on June 30, 2011, after more than 22 years of dedicated service to Rod Library and UNI and 10 years as Dean. Rod Library faculty and staff thank her for her years of service and her leadership and wish her well in her retirement. She will be greatly missed!

Associate Professor Katherine Martin, Head of the Collection Management and Special Se...

June 27, 2011 - 1:45 pm

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June 06, 2011 - 9:31 am
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The ProQuest Historical Newspapers digitized version of The New York Times includes full-text and full-image articles from over 3.4 million pages of the newspaper from 1851-2007. Widely known as “America’s newspaper,...
June 01, 2011 - 2:58 pm

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May 20, 2011 - 7:20 am

The Periodical Collection area will be closed Tuesday May 24 and Thursday May 26 for floor maintenance.  This work may continue through the morning of Friday May 27.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please stop at the Multiservice Center desk for questions.

May 19, 2011 - 5:05 pm

Rod Library is making available collections of ebooks distributed by the company ebrary. These collections include over 55,000 titles issued by U.S. academic and trade publishers. Most of the titles were published in the last decade. New titles are being added on an ongoing basis.

There are individual entries for each title in the collection in UNISTAR , the online catalog. Some books also are available in print...