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October 2012 Student of the Month

10/05/2012 - Ashley, who works in Reference and Instructional Services, has been named the October Student of the Month for Rod Library. Winterset, Iowa, is her hometown. Ashley plans to graduate in May 2013 with a Double Major in General Theatre and Music-Vocal Performance. She then plans to return for ...Read more

Arabic-Language Resources

10/01/2012 - Recently, the Library was asked to provide access to Arabic-language newspapers.  The good news is that it already does!  More than 30 Arabic-language newspapers are available in electronic format through the Library’s subscription to the PressDisplay database, which provides access ...Read more

Business Insights: Global Replaces Business & Company...

09/18/2012 - The publisher of Business & Company Resource Center has replaced it with an upgraded, expanded database called Business Insights: Global. This new database is now listed on Rod Library pages such as Databases A-Z and the Business Portal. This link will work both on campus and off campus (after ...Read more

September 2012 Student of the Month

09/07/2012 - Marykaye is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for September 2012. Marykaye is pursuing a degree in Leisure, Youth and Human Services, with an emphasis in non-profit.  Marykaye is beginning her fourth year at UNI and is working toward a Spring 2014 graduation date. Her hometown is ...Read more

April 2012 Student of the Month

04/13/2012 -  Congratulations to Leah of the RIS department our April Student of the Month. Leah is a senior English major who has worked in the Reference and Instructional Services Department for 2 ½ years.  Leah’s main task in RIS is assisting patrons at the Help Desk.  Her ...Read more

Dave Hoing Has Several Creative Works Published

04/04/2012 - Several of Dave Hoing's short stories have been published recently. Dave's short story "Mercy" was published in this month's issue of the online Frontier Tales Magazine. The magazine also published Dave's "The Dead-Line" a few ...Read more

Youth Collection Move Complete

03/30/2012 -  The Youth Collection move is complete!  Please visit our newly remodeled location on the 3rd floor for all your Youth material needs.  If you need assistance locating materials, just stop in to the offices of our friendly Youth staff. ...Read more

LexisNexis Academic Industry and Executive Information

03/26/2012 - The LexisNexis Academic database was recently expanded to include Industry Dossier and Executive Dossier information. Tabs for Industry and Executive can be found within the Company Dossier section after clicking the Companies tab on the left side of the inital screen. The Industry Dossier can ...Read more

March 2012 Student of the Month

03/06/2012 - Nikki is the Rod Library Student of the Month for March 2012.  She graduated from Central High School in Davenport, Iowa in 2009.  Nikki is currently a junior majoring in Bio-Med. with a Chemistry minor, and plans on graduating in May 2013. She has been working in Technical Services/ ...Read more

February 2012 Student of the Month

02/03/2012 - Congratulations to Kayla, our Rod Library February Student of the Month! Kayla is a senior majoring in Biology, who will be graduating this May. She has worked in the Reference & Instructional Services Department for 3 ½ years. Some of her duties include aiding patron questions at the ...Read more


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