Rod Cast - News and Events

January 13, 2011 - 3:06 pm

Ann Mack, Global Director of Trendspotting for J Walter Thompson, discusses 100 things to watch in 2011, ranging from 3D printing to the older workforce to p-to-p car sharing to virtual mirrors. She leads off with an intro, a discussion of the track record for this annual forecast, and then through the 100 things we'll be hearing about t...

January 13, 2011 - 11:08 am

Need a locker to store your belongings while you work on a group project or want to run over Maucker Union to eat a meal?  Well, Rod Library now has them.  Located on the first floor in the northeast corner is our newest seating unit ( and, yes, it looks like a spaceship) that includes lockers that you can have for 3 hours at a time.  The lockers can also be renewed for an additional hour if there are ot...

January 11, 2011 - 1:57 pm

Recently the Library revised its Food and Drink policy to allow snack foods to be eaten in the building.  The only exceptions are while visiting the Special Collections unit or while using materials from locked collections in the Youth Collection, Art and Music Collection, and maps collection. 

Can you bring in that delectable...

January 11, 2011 - 9:01 am

Rod Library's building hours for this weekend  are the following:

  • Saturday, January 15, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 16, 12:00 noon - 12:00 midnight
  • Monday, January 17, Closed
January 07, 2011 - 12:23 pm

On Saturday, January 8, we will be making some updates to the web server which runs the library's site.  Brief outages of less than a minute may occur or the site may respond slower than usual.  We appreciate your patience as we try to improve the performance of our site.

Welcome back, everyone!

January 06, 2011 - 3:24 pm
current issues

Current issues of periodicals, formerly on the east side of the first floor, have been moved to the west side of the first floor with the bound periodicals.  Current issues will be shelved next to the corresponding call numbers of the bound issues.

January 04, 2011 - 1:56 pm

Literature Criticism Online, a compendium of 10 award-winning series of reference works published by Gale Cengage, is now available to the UNI community. The database provides access to diverse views on historical and modern authors and their works from a variety of regions, eras, and genres. The content includes author biographies and excerpts of literary criticism published in books and journals. The l...

December 21, 2010 - 8:18 am

December 20 - 23, Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

December 24 - January 2, Closed

January 3 - 7, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

January 8, Saturday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

January 9, Sunday, 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.

January 10, Monday, Spring Semester Commences


Happy Holidays!

December 07, 2010 - 8:52 am

The library will extend its open hours this week and next week to allow everyone to complete end-of-semester projects and prepare for tests.

December 8 - 9, Wednesday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
December 10, Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
December 11, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
December 12, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
December 13 - 14, Monday - Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00...

November 30, 2010 - 7:55 pm

These two directories, formerly available only in print at Rod Library, are now online and can be accessed on campus from computers on the UNI campus network. (Off campus users will not be able to obtain search results.) The overall name for the database is Uniworld Online. The Rod Library subscription for American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries can be used to...