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December 2007 Student of the Month

12/26/2007 - Our December student of the month is Courtney, of the Dean’s Office. Courtney works closely with the Library Web Coordinator on various web projects, such as designing new pages, fixing problems and creating graphics.  Recently, she created some new material type icons for UNISTAR. ...Read more

November 2007 Student of the Month

11/26/2007 - Ryan is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for November 2007. Ryan was born in Jefferson, Iowa. He attended Boone High School, which is where the sister of Barb Kuhlman, retired Technical Services employee, teaches English. Barb’s sister advised any Boone seniors planning to attend ...Read more

New Copyright Brochure

10/28/2007 - Rod Library presents a new resource for teaching faculty that promotes a positive approach to understanding copyright. The brochure, "Know Your Copyrights - What You Can Do", provides tips for faculty and teaching assistants in higher education about how they may legally use works in ...Read more

October 2007 Student of the Month

10/26/2007 - Our October Student of the Month is Megan from Special Collections, where she has worked since January of 2005. Megan is a senior from Hudson who is majoring in English Teaching and minoring in Spanish. She’ll graduate in December of 2008 after completing her student teaching in Colorado ...Read more

September 2007 Student of the Month

09/26/2007 - Liz is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for September 2007. Liz hails from Epworth, Iowa, and is an Early Childhood Education major. Liz came to UNI after having earned a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Iowa. ¡Vaya las Panteras! While attending the U of I, Liz worked in ...Read more

Q&A: Where's the ProQuest database?

04/09/2007 - Answer: Business students are probably looking for the ProQuest database called ABI/INFORM Global. (Rod Library subscribes to other ProQuest databases that cover fields like criminal justice, art, and music.) When you connect to ABI/INFORM, you'll see that ProQuest is in large letters. 1. ABI/ ...Read more

April 2007 Student of the Month

04/01/2007 - Congratulations to Rebecca of Collection Management Department, our April Student of the Month! Rebecca began working in Collection Management in August of 2006 after many years of food service employment. She applied at the library because she was looking for a change and enjoyed being around ...Read more

March 2007 Student of the Month

03/22/2007 - Our student of the month for March is Katherine. She’s a “jill of all trades” in the Access Services Department, working at the Circ Desk, MSC Desks, shelving, and on an ongoing inventory project. Originally from Salinas, California, she has two daughters, Leahkim and Sarah ...Read more

February 2007 Student of the Month

02/25/2007 - The student assistant honored for the month of February is Mark. He has worked in the library since fall semester 2005 in the Reference & Instructional Services Department. His job includes helping library users with their research, shelving and shifting books, and other tasks as assigned. He ...Read more

January 2007 Student of the Month

01/25/2007 - Matt is the Rod Library’s January Student of the Month. Matt originally attended Iowa State University, but he finally came to his senses and transferred to UNI in June 2006. Matt, a native of Davenport, is in his junior year and is majoring in accounting. He works in the Technical Services ...Read more


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