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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

UNI United Way children's book drive

02/17/2015 - Help us support a cause very dear to our heart here at Rod Library!  Research has shown that in low-income neighborhoods, the ratio of age-appropriate books per child is 1 book per 300 children.   Please join us in supporting literacy efforts in the Cedar Valley, and helping our ...Read more
Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

02/17/2015 - Pay It Forward Week! February 16-20. Look for banners hung across campus showing the impact of donor support for UNI and our students. One of the banners is located here in the Learning Commons, on the south wall of the lounge area by the east entrance.  Rod Library received $250,000 to ...Read more

February 2015 Student of the Month

02/11/2015 - Monica is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for February 2015. She is a Cedar Falls native and is pursuing an English degree with a minor in creative writing. Monica says that while growing up she always had an interest in English classes as well as a passion for reading. She is a senior ...Read more
Rod Library selected to receive four donated paintings

Rod Library selected to receive four donated paintings

02/10/2015 -   CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is the new home to four donated paintings. Edna Shain of Vinton has given four art pieces, collectively titled "The Four Seasons," to the Rod Library to be displayed on the ground floor adjacent to the ...Read more
Please help us serve you better

Please help us serve you better

02/09/2015 - Please help us serve you better. Rod Library is conducting a survey to help us better understand and meet your needs. It will take only ten minutes of your time. https://uni.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6Ehq6a9we3EdnvL ...Read more

"Media and Social Media" Display

02/06/2015 - Email. Cell phones. MySpace. Pinterest. Tumblr. Twitter. The list goes on and on…Our world is woven with technology and social media is a huge part. The Baby Boomers,NetGens, and Millennials all had an impact on the way our society works, communicates, and relaxes today. From the Photophone ...Read more

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