Rod Cast - News and Events

September 08, 2009 - 3:56 pm

The publisher of ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest) has expanded our subscription at no additional cost. The Rod Library subscription now includes the following, which as a group is called ABI/INFORM Complete: *ABI/INFORM Global *ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry *ABI/INFORM Dateline *The Wall...

August 31, 2009 - 3:28 pm

The Library will be open the following hours this Labor Day weekend. Please note in particular our reduced hours on Monday.

Friday, September 4: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 5: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 6: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 7 (Labor Day): 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight

August 31, 2009 - 3:24 pm

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August 28, 2009 - 1:16 pm

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This video shows you how to navigate the new Rod Library homepage.

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August 17, 2009 - 2:13 pm

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Setting preferences in Google Scholar allowing University of Northern Iowa students access to FindIt@UNI while working off-campus.

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August 17, 2009 - 2:11 pm

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This video shows you how to access Google Scholar search engine and find full text via Find it @ UNI.

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August 06, 2009 - 2:07 pm

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This video shows you how to find and use Google Uncle Sam search engine for government resources.

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July 16, 2009 - 2:48 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.

July 01, 2009 - 9:48 am

Dozens of new dictionaries have replaced older editions on the dictionary stands located around the library, and many of the stands themselves have been relocated, to provide library users with the most current and convenient information possible.

Sixty-five new unabridged and collegiate dictionaries were purchased with special funds. Altogether, 46 stands in the library hold 91 of these frequently used referenc...

June 30, 2009 - 11:32 am

Library staff members are often asked if we can give someone a list of the books they have checked out in the past. Our answer has always been, "No." The library takes seriously the privacy of your library records so we do not maintain a list of what you borrow after you return it. "My Reading History" is a new feature which allows you to track items you borrow. Some patrons have asked for this serv...