Rod Cast - News and Events

September 29, 2013 - 4:08 pm

All UNI students are invited to the Student Focus Group sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Library.  The sessions will be held on the main floor behind the Reference Desk (follow the signs!).

The focus group sessions will be a time for students to share your ideas about what Rod Library needs to be in the future to meet your needs. ...

September 29, 2013 - 4:04 pm

Rod Library and Facilities Planning are embarking on a semester-long library building feasibility study. With the development of the learning commons, other space changes that have been suggested, and the integration of the UNI Museums into the building, we thought it would be prudent to take a more systematic look at library space.

We've hired OPN Architects, who jus...

September 26, 2013 - 2:15 pm

The Multiservice Center is running a special on the flavored coffee Mocha Nut Fudge while limited supplies last.  Normally $1.25 a cup, the special price is $.75.  If you have your own cup the price will only be $.50.  

The flavored coffee Mocha Nut Fudge is described as a decandent pairing of chocolate and coffee layered with roasted nuts and a ribbon of sweet caramel, fresh from the roaster....

September 24, 2013 - 9:31 am

This week is Banned Books Week!  It is a week set aside to celebrate the freedom to read.  Rod Library is celebrating this week by hosting a variety of events.

  • We are having a Facebook trivia contest with a new banned books question every day.  Prizes will be awarded!  Go to www.facebook.com/rodlibrary for more informati...
September 20, 2013 - 2:27 pm

The common read selection committee is seeking your book recommendations for this campus-wide project.

Submit Your Book Nominations

The University of Northern Iowa community is beginning the selection process for our "common read" for the 2014-2015 academic year. This book will be used in the curriculum for the First-Year Cornerstone cl...

September 18, 2013 - 3:56 pm

In the spring of 2013, Rod Library conducted the LibQUAL+ survey, better known as "You Talk. We Listen. We All Win!" We asked the campus community to tell us how well we are doing as a library, what we could improve upon, and to give us insight into what the UNI campus community expects from Rod Library.  We are happy to share the results with all of you.  You can find a summary rep...

September 11, 2013 - 11:57 am

The deadline to turn in registration forms for the Library Hunger Games event has been extended.  Participants and volunteers now have until Wednesday, September 18th to turn their forms in.

People can sign up as individuals or in teams (maximum of 4 people on a team).  It's a great opportunity for people to get to know our library space, some of our library staff, have fun, a...

September 09, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Are you looking for tutoring or feedback in some of your courses? Visit the A-Team on Sunday nights from 6 to 9 p.m., in Rod Library, starting Sept. 8. The A-Team provides help for students in math, science, writing, Spanish, and college reading and study strategies for humanities, business, and all your other courses.

A-Team is located on the second floor of the Library...

September 09, 2013 - 11:24 am
UNI Yearbook portrait of woman student

Have you ever wondered what good 'ole mom, dad, grandma, or grandpa looked like as a student here at UNI? Well now you can find this and many more interesting historical facts and pictures at our newly-completed UNI Yearbook digital collection! Starting with the 1905 Normal Eyte to the 1997 Old Gold you can see many unique pictures of life on c...