Rod Cast - News and Events

September 28, 2009 - 11:45 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 - 3:58 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.

September 21, 2009 - 3:51 pm
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Study Abroad with UNI - Sponsored by: UNI Study Abroad- Main Floor Display Case located in the Library Lobby.
September 21, 2009 - 2:44 pm

"On July 1, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) instituted a major change in the way accounting standards are organized. On that date, the FASB Accounting Standards Codification™ (FASB Codification) became the single official source of authoritative, nongovernmental U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP). Now, only one level of authoritative U.S. GAAP exists, other than g...

September 09, 2009 - 3:47 pm

The long awaited charge to u-bill for photocopies is now available on all self-service photocopies in the Rod Library.  Prices are $.10 per page for black/white copies and $.50 for color copies.  Patron can still make copies with cash on the copiers on 1st and 2nd floor of the Library. 

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.