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Makerspace Open House

09/22/2016 - Join Rod Library for the Makerspace Open House (LIB 286) on Tuesday September 27, 2016 from 4:00-5:30 pm.  Come create a lighted homecoming mask and enjoy light refreshments.   ...Read more
Star Trek 50th Anniversary

Star Trek 50th Anniversary

09/09/2016 - As any “Trekkie” will know, September 2016 is the 50th Anniversary of the television series, "Star Trek". We have pulled together a selection of resources relating to science, television, and media, for a display in celebration of this fifty year milestone. You can ...Read more

It Takes an Iowan

09/07/2016 - The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School from September 9th- October 8th. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. This exhibit will be open ...Read more
Attend the Open Textbook Network Workshop

Attend the Open Textbook Network Workshop

09/02/2016 - The University of Northern Iowa Office of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and the Rod Library are pleased to announce a workshop lead by the Open Textbook Network. This workshop introduces the concept of open textbooks, ...Read more

Your Guide to LGBTQIAP+ Literature in the UNI Youth Collection

08/31/2016 - This year, Leila Rod-Welch and I brought a whole bunch of Youth books to the Rainbow Reception. I meant to bring a link to our LibGuide of LGBTQIAP+ resources, but I forgot! For information about books in the Youth Collection, and a few additional resources, you can see our libguide at  ...Read more

Need help? AskUs!

08/19/2016 - Rod Library staff are eager to assist with research questions/assignments and help you make use of library resources. The Information Desk, located on the main floor of the library, is staffed by student assistants during almost all hours that the library is open. Librarians are available ...Read more
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Career Readiness

08/18/2016 - Make your first impression count! Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library on Wednesday September 7 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to have your FREE professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services. Whether you’re looking ...Read more

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


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