The Lovely Bones, Of Mice and Men, The Chocolate War, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Forever, The Color Purple, And Tango Makes Three, The Handmaid’s Tale, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Kite Runner, Snow Falling on Cedars, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – what do all of these books have in common? All of them were among the most commonly challenged or banned books – the targets of efforts to remove them from library collections or school reading lists - in the decade from 2000 – 2009.
This blurb from the Rod Library News blog explains a new grants database: Are You Seeking Grants to Help Fund Programs? The university has a new grants database called The Foundation Directory Online accessible through the library website 24/7 from any location. Off-campus users will be prompted for their CatID.
Are You Seeking Grants to Help Fund Programs?
With the support of an allocation of $20,000 in ARRA (American Recovery and Investment Act) funds received in spring 2010, Rod Library has acquired almost 600 recently published books in areas of high use and on current topics of interest. Most of these titles have been added to the circulating Stacks collection. The selections include recent award winners in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. These titles focus on such subjects as digital technologies, diversity, global warming, Islam, multiculturalism, sustain
The Library will be open the following hours this weekend. Have a great Labor Day!
September 3 Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
September 4 Saturday 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
September 5 Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
September 6 Monday (Labor Day) 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
For more information about the Cedar Valley Hunger Games II, click here. You will find a flyer, the registration and rules, and a release form for the Hunger Games II. You can also view a video from last year's Hunger Games. The Hunger Games II will be held on Saturday, October 16th, 2010. Registration and release forms are due October 1st, 2010.
Come and Visit University Archives and Special Collections located on the 3rd floor in Rod Library.
Study Abroad … See the World
Prepared by: Kim Nurre
Students started studying abroad on their own in 1896. John Kleinsorge and W. R. Patterson were two of the first students to Study Abroad.
President Seerley was on a board that recommended teachers to study abroad.
Education Travel Division was created in 1940 to assist students and faculty with studying abroad.
ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours on Saturday, August 28 from 6:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. CST.