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Help Rod try out Digital Theatre Plus!

05/15/2015 - We have a trial subscription to Digital Theatre Plus until June 5th;  it's like Netflix for plays and other theatre performances, and is a great learning tool for those involved in stage production.   Rod Library is evaluating this service on behalf of UNI, and would love your take on ...Read more

P.E.T.P.A.L.S. (Therapy dogs are coming back!)

04/22/2015 - ...Read more

De-Stressing Activities

04/21/2015 - ...Read more
Comment on Rod Library's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan!

Comment on Rod Library's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan!

04/14/2015 - Are our priorities straight?  Are we headed in the right direction?  We're working on the draft of the Strategic Plan for 2015-2018, and need your input!  As students, faculty, staff, and community users of our services, you have a huge stake in Rod Library's three-year ...Read more

Makerz crafting group - every Friday at noon!

04/10/2015 - Makerz is a weekly group where people can come together and work on creative projects at noon on Fridays under Dichotomy in the Rod Library. It seeks across-campus involvement in order to promote individual creativity. We welcome students, faculty and staff. Makerz aims to become part of the ...Read more

April 2015 Student of the Month

04/09/2015 - Taryn is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for April 2015. Her hometown is Ackley, Iowa, and she is a Secondary English Teaching major. She has a coaching minor that she would like to put to use on the softball field. Taryn says she was initially undecided about what to pursue at UNI, ...Read more
GeoCache for Cash - April 20th-25th!

GeoCache for Cash - April 20th-25th!

04/07/2015 - Rod Library will be hosting GeoCache for College Cash, a Money Smart Week event, from 11 am to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in the east lobby. To play, students are invited to read 7 posters on personal finance topics and answer 7 quiz questions using their smartphones. You'll be ...Read more
Tech Tip: Use sound generators to aid in studying and concentration

Tech Tip: Use sound generators to aid in studying and...

04/06/2015 - Background noise has a significant impact on our ability to relax, concentrate, meditate, and sleep.  Rod Library provides spaces for those who want either silence (fourth floor) or a little chatter (second floor) while they work.     Several free Web-based noise ...Read more
Get a FREE headshot photo April 9th and 10th

Get a FREE headshot photo April 9th and 10th

04/03/2015 - Thanks to social networking, decent headshots have become an important part of landing that job or making professional connections.   The Learning Commons @ Rod Library is here to help!   We're hosting a free photo shoot on the following days: Thursday, April 9th:  2pm ...Read more
Artemis Bridge Screenshots

Try out our Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator

04/02/2015 - Thanks to all who stopped by to check out our first Artemis simulator run at RodCon! By popular demand, we'll running Artemis as a de-stresser activity from 12pm - 1pm the Tuesday and Thursday of Finals Week (May 5 & 7, 2015).   Release your inner Kirk, Solo, Picard, ...Read more


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