Rod Cast - News and Events

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
What happened on this date in 1911?  What was the impact of the Colombian earthquake of 1875?  What was Franklin D. Roosevelt's funeral service like?
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...

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!