Rod Cast - News and Events

October 28, 2009 - 10:19 am

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours from 8:00PM CDT Saturday, October 31 to 4:00AM CST Sunday 1, November).

October 28, 2009 - 8:03 am

This 1928 pamphlet about Cedar Falls describes how the town looked in its early days.    See the book at: http://cdm.lib.uni.edu/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=/wcfwy

October 23, 2009 - 10:45 am
Amjad Albu

Amjad Albu- UNI senior in Management Information Systems was the winner of the T-shirt prize from the Rod Library Favorite Student Giveaway drawing during Family Weekend.  Congratulations Amjad and good luck with your academic career!

October 19, 2009 - 11:40 am

There is a new public Fax service for sending US and International Fax  located at the end of the Interlibrary Loan counter.  Patrons can send a US fax for $1.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.  International fax can be sent for $4.95 for 1st page and $3.45 for each additional page. A credit or debit card is required for use.  Instructions for use are located on the Fax ma...

October 14, 2009 - 2:36 pm

The Duke University Libraries have created several Digital Collections of interest those studying advertising and many other subjects. One of the links on this page is for Advertising and Consumer Culture. It contains several collections of advertisements in various formats, some dating back to the 19th century. Two examples:...

October 13, 2009 - 3:44 pm

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

October 05, 2009 - 2:19 pm

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This video shows you how to use the Google Scholar Cited By feature to find the most recent important articles.

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October 02, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Would you rather not stay up until 4 a.m. finishing your next research paper? The Assignment Calculator is a new tool that can help you plan your work and stay on schedule. At the Assignment Calculator home page, enter the due date and then click the /Calculate Assignment Schedule! / button. You will get a list of 12 steps to complete between the date an assignment is received and when it is due. Each step includes a...

September 28, 2009 - 10:45 am

Banned Books Week “celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular.” It emphasizes the “importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.” Banned Books Week is an annual event sponsored by the American Booksellers Association; American Bo...

September 21, 2009 - 2:58 pm

This video shows you how to navigate the new Rod Library website and how to use the new Panther Prowler to find scholary articles.