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Rod Library Instructional Resources Arranged by College & Subject Area

Below are collected subject guides, course web pages, and handouts directing users to library information and research helps specific to a particular discipline, course, and in some cases, to a particular professor.  This page is arranged first by college and then by subject areas within that college.  See this page for a listing of the colleges and the subject areas within them.  Professors desiring a customized web page of library resources for their course should contact librarian Chris Neuhaus 273-3718 chris.neuhaus@uni.edu

College of Business Administration
College of Education
College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Interdisciplinary Guides

College of Business Administration

(BUSINESS) Business   Librarian: Stan Lyle

Business Portal
Course Web Page: Business Policy and Strategy
Handout: Academic Ethics (for business)
Handout: Company History, Operations, and Other Internal Factors
Handout: Company Organization, Structure, and Results
Handout: Economic, Legal, and Other External Factors
Handout: Industry Definition and Analysis

(ACCT)  Accounting

Subject Guide: Accounting
Course Web Page: Business Policy and Strategy

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(ECON)  Economics  Librarian: Stan Lyle

Subject Guide: Economics

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(FIN)  Finance

Subject Guide: Finance, Real Estate, and Insurance
Subject Guide: Financial and Operating Ratios
Subject Guide: Industry Information
Course Web Page: Business Policy and Strategy

6266  Financial Management & Markets
Course Web Page: Financial Management & Markets

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(MGMT)  Management

Subject Guide:  Management
Subject Guide:  Company Information
Subject Guide:  Industry Information

4175 Business Policy & Strategy
Course Web Page: Business Policy and Strategy

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(MKTG)  Marketing

Subject Guide: Marketing
Subject Guide:  Industry Information
Subject Guide:  Global Marketing
Course Web Page: Business Policy and Strategy
Course Web Page: Principles of Marketing

3116, 5116 Marketing Research
Course Web Page: Marketing Research

3583, 5583 Entrepreneurship
Course Web Page: Entrepreneurship

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College of Education

(EDLEAD)  Educational Leadership

(EDPSYCH)  Educational Psychology  Librarian: Barb Weeg

Youth Collection home page  Librarian:  Kate Martin
Subject Guide: Education

2030 Dynamics of Human Development 
Recommended Reading List: UNI Stacks & UNI Browsing (Word Document)
Recommended Reading List: UNI Youth Collection (Word Document)

(ELEMECML)  Elementary, Early Childhood, Mid-level Education 

(INSTTECH)  Instructional Technology

(INTDEPED)  Education: Interdepartmental

(LITED)  Literacy Education

(MEASRES)  Measurement and Research - education 

6205  Educational Research
Course Web Page: Educational Research

(POSTSEC)  Post Secondary: Student Affairs

(SOCFOUND)  Social Foundations

(SPED) Special Education 

1031 Educational Technology and Design
Subject Guide:  Education

(TEACHING)  Teaching 

(COUN)  Counseling 

(SAFETYED)  Safety Education

(SLS)  School Library Studies   Librarian: Kate Martin

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(AT)  Athletic Training  Librarian: Ellen Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Physical Education and Sports
Subject Guide: Athletic Training

(HPE)  Health Promotion and Education  Librarian: Ellen Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Health & Medicine
Course Web Page: Health Promotion and Education Division

4376, 5376  Planning Health Promotion Programs
Course Web Page:  Planning Health Promotion Programs (Davis)

(PEMES)  Physical Education  Librarian: Ellen Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Physical Education
Subject Guide: Dance

(LYHS)  Leisure, Youth, and Human Services   Librarian: Ellen Neuhaus

Division Page:  Leisure, Youth & Human Services
Division Page:  Health Promotion & Education Division
Section Page:  Nonprofit & Youth Development
Section Page:  Therapeutic Recreation
Section Page:  Tourism
Subject Guide: Tourism
Subject Guide: Recreation and Leisure Services

3991 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
Course Web Page: Therapeutic Recreation

4265, 5265 Sustainable Tourism and the Environment
Course Web Page:  Sustainable Tourism & the Environment 430:165 (Lankford)
Course Web Page:  Rural Tourism Development 43T:171 (Lankford)

4070, 5070 Research and Evaluation in Leisure, Youth and Human Services
Course Web Page:  Research & Evaluation in Leisure Services 430:169 (Lankford)

6201 Social Policy and Issues in Leisure, Youth and Human Services
Course Web Page: Social Policy and Issues in Leisure, Youth, & Human Services430:201 (Lankford)

2270 Principles of Tourism
Course Web Page:  Principles of Tourism 43T:070 (Lankford)

Rural Tourism Development
Course Web Page:  Sustainable Tourism & the Environment 430:165 (Lankford)
Course Web Page:  Rural Tourism Development 43T:171 (Lankford)

(HPELS)  Health, Physical Education, & Leisure Services   Librarian: Ellen Neuhaus

Division Page:  Health Promotion & Education
Division Page:  Leisure, Youth & Human Services
Subject  Guides: Physical Education & Sports

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College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

(ARTHIST)  Art History Librarian: Angela Pratesi

(ART)  Art Studio 

(ARTED)  Art Education 

Fine & Performing Arts Collection home page

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(BIOL)  Biology  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Biology
Subject Guide:  Health & Medicine
Subject Guide: Organic Chemistry Lab (Bumpus)
Subject Guide: Organic Chemistry Lab (Manfredi)
Course Web Page: Botany and Plant Sciences
Course Web Page: General Biology: Cell Structure and Function ( Berendzen)
Course Web Page: Mammalogy

Environmental Physiology
Course Web Page: Environmental Physiology (Saunders)

4164, 5164 Mammalogy
Course Web Page: Mammalogy (Demastes)

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(CHEM)  Chemistry  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Organic Chemistry Lab (Bumpus)
Subject Guide: Organic Chemistry Lab (Manfredi)
Guides: SciFinder Scholar
Guides: Named Reactions and Synthesis

(BIOCHEM)  Biochemistry   Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

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(COMM)  Communication Studies 

Subject  Guide: Communication Studies

1000 Oral Communication (various)
Guide: Newspapers and Newspaper Indexes
Research Basics
Undergraduate Guide to Rod Library

1000 Oral Communication
Course Web Page: Oral Communication (Comm 1000)  (April Chatham-Carpenter)

1000 Oral Communication
Course Web Page: Oral Communication (Comm 1000) (Lori Johnson)

1000 Oral Communication
Course Web Page: Oral Communication (Comm 1000) (Penny O'Connor)

(COMM EM)  Comm Studies: Electronic Media 

(COMM J)  Comm Studies: Journalism 

(COMM PR)  Comm Studies: Public Relations 

(COMMGRAD)  Communication Studies Graduate 

6001 Communications
Subject Guide: Communication Studies

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(CSD)  Comm Sciences and Disorders  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus  

Subject Guide: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Subject Guide: Advanced Research Techniques for Communication Sciences and Disorders
Handout: Research Strategies for Communicative Sciences & Disorders

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(CS)  Computer Science 

Subject Guide: Computer Science

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(EARTHSCI)  Earth Science  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Astronomy
Subject Guide: Weather
Online Journals:  Weather, Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences

(ENV SCI)  Environmental Science  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

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(ENGLISH)  English Language and Literature Librarian: Barb Allen

Subject Guide: English and American Literature
Subject Guide: Culture and Intensive English Program: Resources for Teachers and Students
Subject Guide: Language Acquisition Resources
Subject  Guide: Theatre and Film
Web Resources: Theatre, Film, & Television Internet Resources

 1005 College Writing and Research (General)
Guides: Research Basics
Book Study Guide: Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers (Common Read @ UNI)
Undergraduate Guide to Rod Library

1005 College Writing and Research
Course Web Page: Presidential Elections 2008 (Gina Burkart)
Subject Guide: (David Grant)
Subject Guide: (Marci Swank)
Subject Guide: (Deb Young)

1005  College Writing and Research
Course Web Page: College Writing & Research (Holke-Farnam)

(TESOL)  TESOL/Applied Linguistics

Subject Guide: TESOL
Subject Guide: Culture and Intensive English Program: Resources for Teachers and Students

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(HUM)  Humanities 

1022 Humanities II 
Subject Guide: History: World
Guide: Digitized World History Sources

3122 Japan 
Course Web Page: Japan
Subject Guide: International Studies

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(TECH)  Industrial Technology 

3121, 5121  Manufacturing Technology
Course Web Page: Manufacturing Technology (Rao)

6282 Industrial Technology Seminar
Subject Guide: Technology (Kashef)

6284 Construction Management
Subject Guide: Construction Management

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(MATH)  Mathematics  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

Subject Guide: Mathematics

3640, 5640  The History of Mathematics
Course Web Page: History of Mathematics (Riehl)

(ACT SCI)  Actuarial Science 

(STAT)  Statistics

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(LANG)  Language 

Subject Guide: Dictionaries (Languages)
Subject Guide: Language Acquisition Resources
Subject Guide: Modern Language & Literature Resources
Subject Guide: Language and Culture
Course Web Page: Research Methods in Culture and Literature
Course Web Page: Research Methods in Culture and Literature (Roberts)

(CHIN)  Chinese 

(FREN)  French 

Subject Guide: French Literature

(GER)  German 

Subject Guide: German Literature

(SLAV)  Russian 

Subject Guide: Russian Language & Literature

(SPAN)  Spanish 

Subject Guide: Spanish and Portuguese Language & Literature

(PORT)  Portuguese 

Subject Guide: Spanish and Portuguese Language & Literature

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(MUSIC)  Music  Librarian: Angela Pratesi

Fine & Performing Arts Collection home page
Research Guide:  Writing Research Papers in Music: A Guide

(MUS ENS)  Music Ensembles 

(MUS APPL)  Music, Applied

(MUS TECH)  Music Techniques 

(MUS ED)  Music Education and Methods 

(MUS THEO)  Music Theory 

(MUS HIST)  Music History 

(MUS LIT)  Music Literature

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(PHIL)  Philosophy  Librarian: Leila Rod-Welch

Subject Guide: Philosophy
Subject Guide: Ethics
Subject Guide: Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, Ancient Philosophy (Holland)

(RELS)  Religion  Librarian: Leila Rod-Welch

Subject Guide: World Religion
Subject Guide:  Ethics

Subject Guide: Religion in America

Course Web Page:  Seven Deadly Sins (Hill)
Course Web Page:  Religion and Food

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(PHYSICS)  Physics  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

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(SCI ED)  Science Education   Librarian: Chris Neuhaus

Course Web Page: Science Education (Lee)

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(THEATRE)  Theatre   Librarian: Angela Pratesi

Subject  Guide: Theatre and Film
Web Resources: Theatre, Film, & Television Internet Resources
Course Web Page: Costume and Fashion

1020 Introduction to Reading Playscripts
Subject Guide: Introduction to Reading Scripts

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College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

(GEOG)  Geography   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

Subject Guide: Geography
Subject Guide: Maps
Course Web Page: Regional Geography: Iowa

Water Resources (May)   Librarian: Chris Neuhaus
Subject Guide: Water Resources (May)

2210 Recent Climate Change
Course Web Page: Climate Change (May)

4230, 5230 Rivers  Librarian: Chris Neuhaus
Subject Guide: Rivers

4150, 5150 Regional Geography
Course Web Page: Regional Geography: Iowa (Stufflebeam)

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(HIST)  Historical Study 

Subject Guide: History: Cold War
Subject Guide: History: Colonial America
Subject Guide: History: Early Republic
Subject Guide: History: Gilded Age
Subject Guide: History: Government Documents Sources in Rod Library
Subject Guide: History: Great Depression
Subject Guide: History: Iowa
Subject Guide: History: Ireland
Subject Guide: History: 19th Century Primary Sources
Subject Guide: History: 20th Century Primary Sources
Subject Guide: History: Revolutionary America
Subject Guide: History: the West
Subject Guide: History: United States
Subject Guide: Documents and Maps: U.S. History
Subject Guide: History: World
Subject Guide: History Digitized: Graphics, Cartoons & Advertisements
Subject Guide: History Digitized: U.S. in Conflict
Subject Guide: History Digitized: U.S. Presidency
Subject Guide: UNI Historical Information
Course Web Page: History
Course Web Page: American History and U.S. Government Documents
Resource: Digitized African American History Sources
Resource: Digitized Primary American History Sources
Resource: Digitized World History Sources
Resource: Chronologies of History
Resource: History Day by Day
 

1010 Introduction to the Study of History
Subject Guide: U.S. History
Resource:  Primary Sources for History of the 19th century
Resource:  Primary Sources for History of the 20th century
Course Web Page:  American History and U.S. Government Documents
Course Web Page: History
Course Web Page: Introduction to History - Government Documents

American Colonial History (Trudy Eden)
Subject Guide:  U.S. History
Resource:  Primary Sources for History of the 19th century
Resource:  Primary Sources for History of the 20th century
Course Web Page: History

6020 History and U.S. Public Policy
Course Web Page: History and U.S. Public Policy

6050 Historical Methods
Course Web page: Historical Research Methods (Goldman)

(HISUS)  United States History 

Subject Guide: Cold War
Subject Guide: Colonial America
Subject Guide: Early Republic
Subject Guide: Gilded Age
Subject Guide: Great Depression
Subject Guide: History of the West
Subject Guide: Revolutionary America
Subject Guide: U.S. History
Course Web Page: American History and U.S. Government Documents
Guide: Digitized Primary American History Sources
Guide: Digitized African American History Sources
Guide:  Historical Diaries and Journals in Rod Library

(HISEUA)  Europe to 1700

Subject Guide: Digitized World History Sources
Subject Guide: Landmark Historical Documents (Digitized)
Subject Guide: Ancient and Medieval History (Digitized)
Subject Guide: Political History and War (Digitized)

(HISEUB)  Europe since 1700

(HISNW)  Non-Western History

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(POL GEN)  Politics, General   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

Subject Guide: Politics - United States
Subject Guide: Politics - International/Comparative
Subject Guide: International Studies
Handout: Information Resources on Domestic and International Human Rights

(POL THRY)  Political Theory   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

(POL AMER)  Politics, American   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

Subject Guide: Politics - United States
Course Web Page: Public Policy (Weisenberger)

3144  Civil Rights and Liberties
Course Web Page: Civil Rights and Liberties

(POL INTL)  Politics, International   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

Subject Guide:  International Studies
Subject Guide:  Politics - International/Comparative
Handout: Information Resources on Domestic and International Human Rights

(POL COMP)  Politics, Comparative   Librarian: Gretchen Gould

Subject Guide: Politics - International/Comparative
Subject Guide: Terrorism

1040 Comparative Politics
Course Web Page: Comparative Politics (Mauceri)

(PUB POL)  Public Policy

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(PSYCH)  Psychology   Librarian: Barb Weeg

Subject Guide: Psychology
Subject Guide: Counseling
Subject Guide: Psychological Assessment
Subject Guide: Sexuality & Sexual Behavior
Guide: Psychology Graduate Study

3602 Language and Culture
Course Web Page: Language and Culture

(WGS)  Women and Gender Studies

Subject Guide: Women's Studies
Subject Guide:  Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

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(FAM SERV)  Family Services 

Subject Guide: Family Services
Subject Guide: Family Violence
Subject Guide: Gerontology

(GERO)  Gerontology 

(INTDSGN)  Interior Design 

(INTDSGN)  Textile and Apparel 

Course Web Page: Costume and Fashion

(NUTR)  Nutrition

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(SW)  Social Work 

Subject Guide: Social Work
Subject Guide: Child Abuse & Neglect
Subject Guide: Family Violence
Subject  Guide: Gerontology
Guide: Social Work Graduate Study
Course Web Page: Social Work (Boes)
Course Web Page: Social Work (Kaplan)
Course Web Page: Social Work (Praglin)
Handout: Welfare Policy
Handout: PsycINFO: Planning and Conducting Effective Searches

3192 Social Work Practice II 
Course Web Page: Social Work Practice II

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(SOC SCI)  Social Science 

Subject Guide: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Subject Guide: Women's Studies
Handout: Information Resources on Domestic and International Human Rights

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(SW)  Social Work 

Subject Guide: Social Work
Subject Guide: Child Abuse & Neglect
Subject Guide: Family Violence
Subject  Guide: Gerontology
Guide: Social Work Graduate Study
Handout: Welfare Policy
Handout: PsycINFO: Planning and Conducting Effective Searches

3192 Social Work Practice II 
Course Web Page: Social Work Practice II

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(SOC)  Sociology 

Guides: Information Resources on Domestic and International Human Rights
Subject Guide: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Subject Guide: Women's Studies

3060, 5060 Sociology of Culture
Course Web Page: Sociology of Culture

3001 Language and Culture
Course Web Page: Language and Culture 

(CRIM)  Criminology 

Subject Guide: Criminology
Subject Guide: Family Violence

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Honors Seminar

Course Web Page: Seven Deadly Sins (Hill)

Interdisciplinary

African American Studies

Subject Guide: African American Studies
Course Web Page: African American Geography (Weller)
Guide: Digitized African American History Sources

Careers and Job Searching

Guide: Career Collection
Career-Related Information and Job Banks
Internship Resources

Women's Studies

Subject Guide: Women's Studies

Maps  Librarian: Gretchen Gould 

Subject Guide: Maps
Guide: Locating Maps in Rod Library
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Maps Resources
How to Get Started Using GIS Software/Quick Help Guide
Campus Referral Document - GIS

Additional Helpful Guides

Information for UNI Faculty
Graduate Student Research Guide
Undergraduate Guide to Rod Library

Finding Dissertations
Government Documents at Rod Library
News Sources and Indexes
Newspapers and Indexes
UNISTAR Guide

Biographraphical Information
Book Reviews
Ethics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Sources of Information about UNI
 
Copyright
Database Tutorials and Help Pages
Web Site Evaluation Guide
Alerts and RSS Feeds
Journal or Magazine?  Recognizing the Differences
Research Tips
Style Guides at Rod Library
Citation Makers
EndNote