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Rock the Stacks

08/11/2016 - On August 23rd at 7pm the UNI Museum will be hosting Rock the Stacks! a concert featuring local legends Twins, Peas and Carrot, and Kitsch. This concert will kick off our latest exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy." Stop by, rock out, and learn more about how ...Read more

Ballroom Bash : Iowa's Rock n' Roll Legacy

08/08/2016 - The UNI Museum is excited to introduce its Fall show, Ballroom Bash: Iowa’s Rock n’ Roll Legacy. Iowa’s influence on the formation and popularization of the rock revolution of the 1950’s is notable and has continued to influence the industry today. From state of the art ...Read more

Check Out the Changes in the Library Website

08/06/2016 - We're excited to launch the latest updates to the Rod Library website!  Here are the major changes to the user experience: 1. The login prompts have been removed from the homepage, as they were confusing to some users.  2. The Databases A-Z pages have been moved to their own ...Read more

Hosting for Public Comment for UNI - Power Plant (AQB Plant No....

07/26/2016 - Please see the public notice after July 29, 2016 at ...Read more
Dean Chris Cox Accepts Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award

Accepting Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award

07/05/2016 - Dean Chris Cox accepted the 2016 ALA Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award on behalf of Rod Library in Orlando at the American Library Association National Conference this past week.  The award is presented annually to a library organization for exhibiting meritorious achievements ...Read more

New Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture...

06/22/2016 - More than a new look and feel…. The UNI Museum is updating its webpage for the Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture.  According to UNI Museum curator, Nathan Arndt, “Our primary goal is to make access to historical information and artifacts easier. Merging ...Read more
New OneSearch!

New OneSearch!

05/27/2016 - New OneSearch! Rod Library is moving to a new OneSearch and library catalog as of June 6, 2016!  What does this mean for you? The new OneSearch and library catalog will have some great new features, including: New ways of narrowing search results A ...Read more

Single Stall Restrooms

05/17/2016 - Two single occupancy gender inclusive restrooms are now available on the first floor of the library near the south stairs.  The restrooms are located in rooms 135 and 136.  In addition, one restroom also includes a baby changing station.  These restrooms are not ...Read more
Rod Library receives Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award

Rod Library receives Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development...

05/16/2016 - Rod Library has been named as the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award recipient!  The award will be presented at the annual ALA Award Ceremony on Sunday June 26 in at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.  The award is presented annually to a library organization ...Read more
May Displays: Let's Celebrate Children's Book Week!

May Displays: Let's Celebrate Children's Book Week!

05/03/2016 - Our main Youth display this month is a celebration of Children's Book Week. May 2-8, 2016, is the 97th anniversary of this celebration of books for young readers and literacy. The yearly event week is sponsored by several non-profit organizations including ...Read more

Milestone: UNI's Global Reach

04/19/2016 - We have reached a milestone for UNI's global reach, UNI ScholarWorks has received over 50,000 downloads in the past year from all over the world! UNI ScholarWorks is our institutional repository that provides preservation and global access to UNI faculty, staff and student scholarly and ...Read more

Our Actions, Our Earth

04/19/2016 - Celebrate Earth Month with recycled art!   Green Project UNI works to involve students, staff, and faculty in promoting green thinking and in making the university a leader in campus sustainability. The club searches for engaging ways to communicate environmentally friendly messages to the ...Read more
Friends of the UNI Museum Earth Day Sale

Friends of the UNI Museum Earth Day Sale

04/19/2016 -   Visit the Friends of the UNI Museum store April 22 @ 9:30 in the Learning commons as they sell fair trade objects from across the world including jewelry, textiles and, artwork.       ...Read more

April Youth Giveaway Books

04/15/2016 - We are giving away two sets of books this month. To enter, visit the Youth Collection and fill out an entry slip for each giveaway. (Summaries below were written by Kyrie Borsay, Youth Collection Graduate Assistant.) Set 1: Ball and Olu's Dream   Ball by Mary ...Read more
Videatives Streaming Service

Videatives Streaming Service

04/14/2016 - Videatives Streaming Service offers easy access to more than 300 video clips streamed and accessible through Rod Library’s online catalog at Each clip comes with text-based introductions on the significance of the episode for early education and ...Read more
We have the best students!

We have the best students!

04/14/2016 - Congrats, Myle and Diksha!!! Thank you for all you do!    Myle Duong was one of the top 5 finalists for Student Employee of the year.  Myle is an incredible building monitor.  She always comes to work motivated and is always happy to take on new projects ...Read more
Celebrate With Us

Celebrate With Us

04/12/2016 - It's National Library Week!  Celebrate with us by participating in our "Libraries Transform" theme for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!  Share a selfie with us and use the hashtags #NLW16 and #ILoveRodLibrary and post to Twitter, Facebook or ...Read more
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Digital Humanities Trend Report

04/11/2016 - What are the “digital humanities”? This question has been debated in numerous books, articles, blog posts, and elsewhere. (Carter, 2013; Gold, 2012; Terras, Nyhan, & Vanhouette, 2013). Various conferences, institutes, and centers discuss digital humanities issues and train new scholars in ...Read more
Geocache for College Cash 2016

Geocache for College Cash 2016

04/11/2016 - YOU ARE INVITED TO PLAY FOR A $1000 SCHOLARSHIP! Rod Library will be hosting GeoCache for College Cash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the east lobby.  There will be free food to munch on while playing! To play this game and learn about important personal finance ...Read more

National Library Week 2016

04/11/2016 - Transform your ideas about the library: celebrate National Library Week April 10-16 This week, the Rod Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the dynamic changes that are happening in today’s libraries. April 10-16 is National Library Week, a ...Read more


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