Rod Cast - News and Events

October 31, 2013 - 10:38 am
A copy of the the University Avenue/IA 934 From IA 58 to U.S. 63 Black Hawk County, Iowa Environmental Assessment and De Minimis Impact Finding from the Iowa Department of Transportation is available for public viewing.  
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October 30, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Subject Guides can help you with and inform you about the best sources and searches to use when preparing papers, presentations, and other projects.  These guides are online 24/7 for whenever you are working on assignments.  We are always creating new guides -- some of the recently created ones are for certain classes, but we also have a...

October 24, 2013 - 11:06 am

Check out the new web site of the Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture (CHRIEC) created by staff of the UNI Museums as part of a project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Center makes available diverse resources that support the study of the history of public education in Iowa. Did you know that Iowa had over 12,000 one-room schools? On the web site you will find inform...

October 23, 2013 - 7:50 am

Congratulations to one of our colleagues, Dr. Jean Donham, who was recently awarded the ILA Member of the Year at the Iowa Library Association conference!  This award is given to an individual or institution based upon their activities or accomplishments in areas such as assisting libraries in improving their service, helping library users, leadership in education or in-service training for librarians, e...

October 22, 2013 - 7:00 pm

October 21-27 is International Open Access Week! Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon in a free and open environment. Open access is made possible with the cons...

October 18, 2013 - 1:33 pm

If volleyball is more your sport you will find Rod Library and other local librarians and staff at tomorrow's game against Indiana State at 7:00 p.m.  Watch for the Book Cart Drill Team during half-time!

Not sure what a book cart drill team is?  Check out these sites -

October 18, 2013 - 1:24 pm
Going Gold!

Rod Library is going GOLD!

We are happy to be sponsoring the UNI football game tomorrow against South Dakota.  Watch for us on the Jumbotron!  Go Panthers!

October 15, 2013 - 8:33 am

 

 

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

October 11, 2013 - 10:52 am

Thanks to everyone who came to the Library last week to meet with OPN Architects in the Feasibility Study focus groups!  You gave OPN a lot of great information about where we are as a library now and where we should go in the future.

If you were not able to attend a focus group but would like to share YOUR ideas on the future design of Rod Library send us your thoughts on the...

October 10, 2013 - 1:17 pm

The Rod Library will be hosting a mini comic con on March 29, 2014.  As you can see,  we need your help!  

We are seeking artwork submissions in the following categories:

  • Black History in Comics
  • Women's History in Comics
  • General Theme
  • A graphic novel about the resources ava...