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September 2011 Student of the Month

09/09/2011 - Congratulations to Justin, our September Student of the Month!  Justin has been employed in the Reference and Instructional Services department for 3 ½ years as a Multimedia Production Assistant.  When Justin applied for a job at the Library, his previous theater ...Read more

Elaine Chen Presents Poster Session pm Drupal CMS

05/16/2011 - Elaine Chen presented a poster session titled "Current Trends in Library Website Design with Drupal CMS" at UNI's Scholars in Action Symposium sponsored by the Office of Sponsored Programs in February 2011. The full abstract (link is external)[pdf] describing the ...Read more

Youth Collection Awarded Carver Grant

05/16/2011 - The Library has been awarded a $220,981 grant by the Roy J. Carver Memorial Trust for the re-furbishing of the Youth Collection and the enhancement of its resources. The grant application was prepared byYolanda Hood, Kate Martin, Marilyn Mercado, and Sandra Wilkens. ...Read more

Librarians Participate in Cornerstone Course

05/16/2011 - Dr. Alan Asher, Art & Music Librarian, and Dr. Yolanda Hood, Youth Collection Librarian, will serve as primary instructors for the University's first-year Cornerstone course in 2011-2012. Dr. Asher also will serve as chair of one of the course clusters. ...Read more

Chris Neuhaus Serves on Thesis Committee

05/10/2011 - Chris Neuhaus, Reference Librarian and Bibliographer, served on the Thesis Committee for Lee J. Geisinger. The thesis “An Occupational Analysis of Digital Prepress in the Des Moines and Eastern Iowa Regions” was successfully defended on March 10, 2011. ...Read more

Chris Neuhaus Presents at Iowa Conference of Communicative...

05/10/2011 - Chris Neuhaus, Reference Librarian and Bibliographer, presented "How to Acquire EBPs Without University Access A.K.A. EBP Survival Guide for 'The Graduated'" at the Iowa Conference of Communicative Disorders – Iowa Speech and Hearing Association in Waterloo, Iowa on April 7 ...Read more

April 2011 Student of the Month

04/08/2011 - Congratulations to Denisa, our April Student of the Month!   Denisa is a Social Studies Education major who has worked in Reference and Instructional Services since January of 2008.  Her primary duties include helping patrons at the Reference desk and shelving in the Reference and ...Read more

March 2011 Student of the Month

03/03/2011 - Our Student of the Month for March is Andrea, a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. Andrea is a senior at UNI, with a double major in Russian and anthropology. She has worked in the library for two years, doing everything a student can do in ASD: shelving, Photocopy, Reserve, ...Read more

February 2011 Student of the Month

02/08/2011 - Lacey is the Rod Library Student of the Month for February 2011.  She graduated from Union High School in La Porte City, Iowa, in 2008, and is from Dysart, IA. She is currently a Junior at UNI, majoring in accounting. Lacey plans to graduate in May 2012, with hopes of finding a good ...Read more

January 2011 Student of the Month

01/18/2011 - Callie, from Technical Services, is the January 2011 student of the month. She is a senior majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Marketing. She hopes to find a job in the Midwest after she graduates this spring. She is hoping to get into public relations within the realm of ...Read more


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