Rod Cast - News and Events

August 22, 2011 - 8:55 am
Assistive Technology Room 281

The assistive technology equipment has been moved from room 280 to a larger room, room 281.  Room 281 is located east of the Reference Desk on the second floor. 

Please see the Assistive Technologies web page for detailed information about the equipment available in room 281 and...

August 19, 2011 - 12:33 pm
Youth Collection

The Youth Collection has moved to a temporary location on the first floor on the east side of the building.  The Collection will remain on the first floor until the refurbishment project is completed in their area on third floor.  Their third floor home will receive new furniture, wall paint, carpet, and shelving over the course of the fall semester.

If you have any difficulty locating Youth Collection...

August 17, 2011 - 3:33 pm

ProQuest has introduced a new interface for its databases such as ABI/INFORM Complete, ABI/INFORM Archive, and Hoover's Company Profiles. Rod Library switched to this new interface over the summer...

August 16, 2011 - 3:39 pm

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August 10, 2011 - 12:50 pm

UNI has recently implemented a new Student Information System (SIS.)  When the old information was migrated into the new SIS system, faculty and staff with outstanding fees attached to their University bill were notified via e-mail.  Some of these fees include library fines.  Because the old system did not notify faculty and staff of outstanding fees of less than $20 it is possible this recent...

July 27, 2011 - 12:54 pm

Beginning bright and early Monday August 1 the Youth Collection will begin its move from its current location on the third floor to a temporary location on the first floor.  If you have difficulty locating a Youth book or item during the move please see the helpful folks at the Circulation Desk.

The current Youth Collection room will be renovated over the fall and part of the spring semesters.  When it...

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!