Rod Cast - News and Events

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...

May 13, 2011 - 2:41 pm

 

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May 13, 2011 - 10:49 am

Recently we have added several dozen reference books to the Gale Virtual Reference Library database.  The titles added include Encyclopedia of Global Health (2008); Women in World History, a Biographical Encyclopedia (2000); and Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology (2007).   Student technology fees funde...

May 05, 2011 - 3:29 pm

Rod Library will be closed this weekend, May 7 and 8.  We will begin our regular summer schedule on Monday May 9.

Happy Mother's Day!

April 27, 2011 - 9:25 am

The Library will offer extended building hours this week and next week.  Our open hours will be:

April 27 - 28, Wednesday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
April 29, Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
April 30, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
May 1, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
May 2 - 3, Monday - Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
May 4, Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight...

April 26, 2011 - 12:19 pm

 
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April 25, 2011 - 8:42 am

Rod Library has been adding an increasing number of electronic books and other e-publications over the last several years. This year, Rod Library used student technology fees to purchase an electronic books collection from a company called ebrary. It contains electronic books covering many areas of the UNI curriculum, including several thousand business and economics books from publishers such as Harvard University Pre...

April 22, 2011 - 1:23 pm

Flat World Knowledge is offering free and open online access to textbooks in many fields, including more than 40 in business areas such as accounting, communication, business law, economics, finance, management, and marketing. The publisher says the textbooks "are written by leading experts and are peer-reviewed, edited, and highly developed. They are supported by...

April 19, 2011 - 2:27 pm

We have purchased a second Bookeye KIC Scanning station and it is now available for use.  It can be found right next to the original scanning station.  Like the other KIC station you can save your document to a flash drive or email it.  Either way there is no charge to using this scanner and now you should have a shorter wait to use one of the scanners!

April 14, 2011 - 4:17 pm

On Wednesday, April 20th, Rod Library will be hosting two presentations on the bepress Digital Commons, an institutional repository software currently being reviewed by UNI, at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in Rod Library Room 324. These sessions will be conducted by bepress representatives. They are being held as a follow-up to the survey on institutional repositories conducted in December 20...