Rod Cast - News and Events

November 19, 2009 - 11:38 am

The ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) database has been enhanced recently with several hundred country reports and data from the Economist Intelligence Unit and Oxford Analytica. They can be viewed by clicking the Browse tab after logging on to ABI/INFORM Complete. Look under the Country Reports Heading. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Data, for example, "contains 370 economic variables over a 50 year period (198...

November 18, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Watch the video of the first ever Cedar Valley Hunger Games at the UNI library! On October 24th, 2pm-7am, 8 teams were locked in the library and had to undergo amazing physical and mental feats.

Only 1 team survived!

November 17, 2009 - 1:24 pm

Rod Library is now on Facebook! Take a look at our Facebook page!  We have photos, YouTube videos, events, specialized search boxes and much more! Become a fan today!

November 14, 2009 - 9:53 am

November 09, 2009 - 7:48 pm

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This video shows you how to get the full text articles from Google Scholar using the five options that the Rod Library has to offer.


November 05, 2009 - 11:28 am, the electronic version of the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, is now available through UNISTAR, the Library’s online catalog. Use this resource to obtain bibliographic and publisher information about more than 300,000 journals, determine journals in subject areas of interest, and identify refereed journals. This tool can be us...

October 30, 2009 - 2:58 pm

The ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) has been enhanced recently with several hundred new international and domestic (U.S.) industry and market reports from Business Monitor International and First Research. Business Monitor International reports cover more than 30 industries, with separate reports for dozens of countries, such as 104 page document called, "China Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report - Q3 2009." First...

October 30, 2009 - 2:25 pm

The Library's subscription to the Biological Abstracts database on the Ovid/SilverPlatter platform expires on Saturday, October 31st.  Access via a different vendor is being investigated at this time. 

October 29, 2009 - 11:18 am

Panther Prowler will be down for a short period of time on Friday morning, October 30th between 6 am and 7 am in order to perform upgrades.  Databases can still be searched directly by starting at the Databases A-Z list and clicking on the name of the database during this time.