Rod Cast - News and Events

August 25, 2010 - 3:53 pm

Today's Des Moines Register featured Rod Library and the Cedar Valley Hunger Games that were held last fall. Click here to view the article.

August 24, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Come and Visit University Archives and Special Collections located on the 3rd floor in Rod Library.

Study Abroad … See the World

Prepared by: Kim Nurre

Students started studying abroad on their own in 1896. John Kleinsorge and W. R. Patterson were two of the first students to Study Abroad.

President Seerley was on a board that recommended teachers to study abroad....

August 24, 2010 - 8:26 am

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours on Saturday, August 28 from 6:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. CST.

August 23, 2010 - 3:34 pm

View more Rod Library YouTube videos at Rod Library Video Playlist.

August 23, 2010 - 2:48 pm

LexisNexis Academic has removed investment analyst reports distributed through Investext, due to licensing cost issues. LexisNexis Academic contains related titles such as Nelson's Company Research Reports, ProfitCents Analyst Reports, Weiss Stock Research Reports, and Zacks Equity Research. Other Rod Library databases with company analysis include Value Line, Morningstar, Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage, and Busi...

August 16, 2010 - 2:22 am

Several people have asked how to get to Google Scholar, which is a popular resource for finding scholarly materials.  There are three ways to search Google Scholar from the Rod Library website. 

1) Click on Databases A-Z, scroll down to Google Scholar, and click on those words.  This method is an easy way to get to Google Scholar's Advanced Search featur...

August 11, 2010 - 11:06 am

For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.

August 09, 2010 - 1:02 pm

View more Rod Library YouTube vdieos at Rod Library Video Playlist.

August 05, 2010 - 3:45 pm

Wiley Online Library will launch this weekend (August 7-8), completely replacing Wiley Interscience.  

Wiley InterScience will no longer be available from Saturday 7 August at 3a.m. CST and should return as Wiley Online Library on Sunday, August 8 at 11 p.m. CST.  Users may go to t...

August 02, 2010 - 10:01 am

We have unveiled a new look in the Articles tab on the Rod Library home page.  The names of several links have changed.  The link that was called "Advanced Search (Panther Prowler)" is now Subjects A-Z (Panther Prowler).  The link that formerly said "View a list of databases A-Z" has been shortened to Databases A-Z.  The link that said "Find a journal...