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"Teaser Trailer" Readings: The American Fiction Collection

"Teaser Trailer" Readings: The American Fiction...

01/18/2017 - No time for pleasure-reading? Sample a new favorite book before you commit to the whole thing! Join us in Rod Library every other Tuesday beginning Jan 10 @ 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. in Special Collections and University Archives to hear librarians, professors, fellow students, and occasional authors read ...Read more
Career Readiness

Career Readiness

01/13/2017 - Make your first impression count! Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library on Tuesday, January 31 from 10:30 am – 1:30 am to have your FREE professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services. Whether you’re looking ...Read more
#MeetTheStaff - Anne Marie Gruber

#MeetTheStaff - Anne Marie Gruber

01/11/2017 - Meet Anne Marie Gruber. At Rod Library, she is an Instruction and Liaison Librarian–meaning she’s the “go-to” librarian for teaching and research help for various science departments, social work, family services, education leadership/post-secondary education, and several ...Read more
Compact Shelving, 1st Floor changes

Compact Shelving, 1st Floor changes

01/10/2017 - As you may be aware, the compact shelving on the library’s first floor has been broken for almost a year and a half.  We have been working on replacing the shelving but the cost is prohibitive.  The shelves have become too dangerous for staff to retrieve items and the print journals ...Read more
Rock the Stacks

Rock the Stacks

01/04/2017 - Ease into the semester with mellow version of UNI Museum's Rock the Stacks with singer-songwriter J. Jeffrey Messerole on Thursday, January 19th from 7-9pm on the 1st Floor. Along with Messerole's storytelling concert, he will also tell the stories behind the songs. ...Read more
2016 Best of Cedar Falls Award in the Museum:UNI Museum

2016 Best of Cedar Falls Award in the Museum:UNI Museum

12/29/2016 - University of Northern Iowa Museum has been selected for the 2016 Best of Cedar Falls Award in the Museums category by the Cedar Falls Award Program. Each year, the Cedar Falls Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community ...Read more
De-Stress With Us!

De-Stress With Us!

11/22/2016 - Finals week is coming. Worry and fear not, Rod Library is here to help you survive this stressful week. Come and de-stress with us! We have the Graffiti Wall for you to draw, doodle, write encouraging messages, and etc. from December 5th-16th.   To really relax, join us and ...Read more
Antique Word Games Night

Antique Word Games Night

11/21/2016 - Tired of sitting in front of a computer? Itching to focus on anything other than your finals? Join us in the UNI Special Collections (Rod Library, third floor) for two hours of historical word games, including Fictionary, “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral”, Doublets (a game invented by Alice in ...Read more

New Book Lists: Award Winners & Thanksgiving Stories

11/15/2016 - We have two new resources available to help you find great books in the Youth Collection.  The Youth Literature Award Winners guide includes hundreds of books that have won (or been honor books) for many significant children's literature awards. Many thanks to Youth Collection ...Read more
Rock the Stacks

Rock the Stacks

11/15/2016 - It's time again to Rock the Stacks! We'll get loud again in the Museum with The Evan Stock Band, Dishwater Blonde, and Pets with Human Names. Let's give thanks for all the amazing music the Cedar Valley has to offer on Thursday, November 17th, at 7pm. ...Read more
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Milestone- UNI ScholarWorks receives over 100,000 downloads

11/11/2016 - UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's institutional repository reaches 100,000 downloads.  The purpose of UNI ScholarWorks is to collect, preserve and make available the digital research and creative and scholarly output from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) community.The repository contains ...Read more
U.S. Presidential Election

U.S. Presidential Election

11/09/2016 - Are you interested in the process of electing a U.S. President? Are you asking yourself things like: What are the philosophies of each of the parties currently campaigning? How many electoral votes does each state have? How long does this whole process take? If these questions ...Read more
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Veterans Day Program & Photo Exhibit

11/09/2016 - Everyone is invited to attend a program on Veterans Day, November 11, at 3 p.m. in front of the UNI Military & Veteran Honor Photo Exhibit, on the main floor of Rod Library. It will be a time for reflection, camaraderie, and support for those who are such an important part of our UNI ...Read more
Rare Books "Petting Zoo"

Rare Books "Petting Zoo"

11/09/2016 - When was last time you touched a 15th century manuscript? Or traced the signature of Carl Sandburg? Or looked at early 1900s photographs of whaling ships through an antique stereopticon? Encounter the treasures from our Special Collections and Archives through an up-close, interactive exhibit ...Read more
Open Access Week 2016, October 24-30

Open Access Week 2016, October 24-30

10/18/2016 - Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access.   What is Open Access? Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and ...Read more
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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

10/17/2016 - Everyone is invited to a choral preview of the upcoming UNI Theatre production,  Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare. UNI Theatre will perform on Oct. 20, 4 p.m., inside Rod Library under Dichotomy.   ...Read more
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October Digital Image Exhibit

10/13/2016 - The university community is invited to view the Bits and Pieces digital image exhibit by Bailey Higgins on the Learning Commons Exhibition Wall, inside Rod Library. The exhibit area is located on the main floor of the library and will be on display until October 31. ...Read more
Family Weekend @ Rod Library

Family Weekend @ Rod Library

10/12/2016 - Come to Rod Library with your families on Family Weekend to enjoy these great activities! "Vinyl Friday" on a Saturday. Listen to rock 'n' roll selections on vinyl in Rod Library's Fine & Performing Arts Collection (4th floor) For kids of all ages ( ...Read more

Rock the Stacks

10/10/2016 - On October 20 at 7pm the UNI Museum will be hosting Rock the Stacks! the second concert in the series featuring Clayton Ryan, Ladyspade and Amelia and Melina. This concert is part of our current exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy." Stop by ...Read more
Megan Oakleaf Campus Faculty & Staff Presentation

Megan Oakleaf Campus Faculty & Staff Presentation

10/03/2016 - All are welcome to join Rod Library Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. in the ScholarSpace. Megan Oakleaf will be presenting about national trends related to the value of academic libraries and its role in the institutional mission of universities. The presentation will be followed by a ...Read more

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