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March 2011 Student of the Month

03/03/2011 - Our Student of the Month for March is Andrea, a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. Andrea is a senior at UNI, with a double major in Russian and anthropology. She has worked in the library for two years, doing everything a student can do in ASD: shelving, Photocopy, Reserve, ...Read more

February 2011 Student of the Month

02/08/2011 - Lacey is the Rod Library Student of the Month for February 2011.  She graduated from Union High School in La Porte City, Iowa, in 2008, and is from Dysart, IA. She is currently a Junior at UNI, majoring in accounting. Lacey plans to graduate in May 2012, with hopes of finding a good ...Read more

January 2011 Student of the Month

01/18/2011 - Callie, from Technical Services, is the January 2011 student of the month. She is a senior majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Marketing. She hopes to find a job in the Midwest after she graduates this spring. She is hoping to get into public relations within the realm of ...Read more

December 2010 Student of the Month

12/09/2010 - Julie was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. She graduated from Dubuque Senior, as did her brother. Her brother is now a student at Iowa State. Julie will complete three years of employment in Special Collections/Archives at the end of the spring 2011 semester. She will be student ...Read more

Need a Jump Start with Research? We Can Help!

11/30/2010 - Students, are you finding enough good information for your research projects? Or is there one stubborn research topic that just won't come up with good search results? If you are stuck on a topic-- or even just need one more piece of information to complete your research -- reference librarians ...Read more

November 2010 Student of the Month

11/04/2010 - Lacey is a junior interior design major who has been working for the serials section of Technical Services for over 2 years. Her outstanding work ethic and reliability have made her Rod Library’s November student of the month! Lacey wakes up at the crack of dawn to come into the Library to ...Read more

October 2010 Student of the Month

10/08/2010 - Lynn has worked at the library for 3 ½ years.  Most of her time working here has been in Technical Services; however, in January, she began working ASD as well.  She quickly moved up the ranks in ASD, where she is now a Building Monitor.  Some of her duties in ASD include: ...Read more

September 2010 Student of the Month

09/13/2010 -  Becca is a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. She started here at the Rod Library 2½ years ago as a freshman, hired specially for one of the library’s many book shifting projects. She has since worked her way up through the ranks, and has done virtually ...Read more

New Books in High Use and Interest Areas Now Available

09/08/2010 - 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 ...Read more

April 2010 Student of the Month

04/12/2010 - Alyssa is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for April 2010. Alyssa began working in the Youth Department in May 2008.  She does a little bit of everything up in the Youth department. Some of those duties include: getting new books ready to be put out on the shelf, helping with ...Read more


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