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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

December 2006 Student of the Month

12/25/2006 - Our Student of the Month for December is Laurie, who works in Technical Services/Acquisitions. Laurie is a senior from West Bend who will graduate in December with a degree in Finance. After graduation she hopes to remain in the area, and is in the process of interviewing. In whatever spare time ...Read more

November 2006 Student of the Month

11/25/2006 - Introducing our November Student of the Month, Noele! Noele is a senior accounting major who plans to graduate in May of 2008. She was interested in the position in the Dean’s Office because they were looking for an accounting major and she wanted a job experience that would help her in ...Read more

October 2006 Student of the Month

10/25/2006 - Sara is the October Student of the Month. As part of the nomination, her supervisor emphasized Sara’s upbeat, always positive, can-do attitude. Despite a recently fractured big toe, Sara has maintained her busy fall schedule. Sara is a Social Work major who is on track to graduate in August ...Read more

September 2006 Student of the Month

09/25/2006 - Mallory is a senior psychology major from Hanlontown, Iowa. This is her third year working in the Reference & Instructional Services Department; she plans to graduate in May 2007. Her main job is to assist library users with questions at the Information Point and the Reference Desk. She ...Read more


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