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Celebrate National Library Week with us, April 12-18

Celebrate National Library Week with us, April 12-18

03/26/2015 - Join your friends at Rod Library as we celebrate National Library Week, with games, contests, and other special events.  Special events will be posted in our blog and on our events calendar!   From the ALA Website: First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week ...Read more
RodCon Committee Receives Major ALA Award

RodCon Committee Receives Major ALA Award

03/13/2015 - Angie Cox, Melinda Beland, Linda McLaury, Melissa Gevaert, and Anna Hollingsworth, all members of the Comic Con Committee at the University of Northern Iowa’s Rod Library, have been named the 2015 recipients of the Association of College and Research Libraries ( ...Read more

March 2015 Student of the Month

03/12/2015 - This month’s Student-of-the-Month is Megan, who is a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. Megan will graduate in May with a degree in Secondary English Teaching, a minor in Creative Writing, and a 5-12 Reading Endorsement. She chose her major because of a long-standing ...Read more
Try remote collaboration with UNI's Zoom video chat service

Try remote collaboration with UNI's Zoom video chat service

03/10/2015 -   Is half your project group meeting at Rod Library, and the other half off-campus?  Or are you a faculty member interested in remote office hours?   Give Zoom a try! Zoom video chat is a simple and reliable method for connecting up to 25 users into ...Read more
Campus & Community Read: Jonathan Kozol's Amazing Grace

Campus & Community Read: Jonathan Kozol's Amazing Grace

03/05/2015 - Join UNI and Cedar Valley community members in reading Amazing Grace in preparation for the visit of Jonathan Kozol, renowned author and scholar in the education of diverse children. In conjunction with the 2015 Education Summit, Mr. Kozol will serve as the UNI Leaders ...Read more
Who Benefits?: Preserving and Making Available an Institution's Digital Research and Creative and Scholarly Output

Who Benefits?: Preserving and Making Available an Institution...

02/27/2015 - Rod Library has partnered with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and Center for Academic Ethics to sponsor a campus presentation by Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communication Librarian and Associate Professor at Illinois Wesleyan ...Read more
Tech Tip: Multiple Chrome 'Personas'

Tech Tip: Multiple Chrome 'Personas'

02/20/2015 - Here's a handy browser trick: do you juggle multiple user accounts and logins for the same web services (like Google, Twitter, and Facebook), due to school and work obligations?  Does your browser get really jumbled as a result?     Chrome allows you to create ...Read more
New Collection Available: Janet McClain Papers, 1980-2010

New Collection Available: Janet McClain Papers, 1980-2010

02/20/2015 - Professor McClain was a long-time faculty member of the Malcolm Price Laboratory School and the UNI College of Education.  Professor McClain was a leading voice for diversity on campus.  For many years she headed the Minorities in Education program, which brought a large number of ...Read more
Google Scholar from the homepage!

Google Scholar from the homepage!

02/18/2015 - Great news!  Since Google Scholar is a key research discovery tool, we've linked it right from the library homepage...no more clicking through to the Database A-Z index.    Clicking the "Google Scholar" button  will take you to Rod Library ...Read more
"Kierkegaard, The Great Granddaddy of Existentialism: What Makes Life Worth Living?"

"Kierkegaard, The Great Granddaddy of Existentialism: What...

02/17/2015 - The UNI Museum has partnered with the Jerry Soneson, professor in philosophy and world religions, to present  "Kierkegaard, The Great Granddaddy of Existentialism: What Makes Life Worth Living?" Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm. Soneson will seek to make sense of the ...Read more

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