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Have you ever wanted to learn more about searching for information? Do you want to learn the secrets to using Google? Do you want to get credit while learning cool and new things? Do you want to work and expand your mind in ways never before?
Rod Library has just the thing for you! We will be offering a new course, Beyond Google, beginning in the spring of 2015! These are one-credit, half-semester long courses that will meet two days per week. Rod Library will offer two sections for the first half of the semester and two sections for the second half of the semester.
Update: the following federal government websites are completely offline and inaccessible:
Bureau of Economic Analysis (bea.gov)
Library of Congress (loc.gov)
National Park Service (nps.gov)
NOAA.gov is offline but you can still get to weather.gov
In the spring of 2013, Rod Library conducted the LibQUAL+ survey, better known as "You Talk. We Listen. We All Win!" We asked the campus community to tell us how well we are doing as a library, what we could improve upon, and to give us insight into what the UNI campus community expects from Rod Library. We are happy to share the results with all of you. You can find a summary report, a full report, and a spreadsheet of the comments we received at Assessment Results.
If you are looking for the decisions and opinions issued by the United States Supreme Court this week, the decisions can be found at http://www.supremecourt.gov/ on the right hand side of the screen under "Recent Decisions"
With all of the exciting changes going on in the library, the Reference collection has moved! The Reference collection is now located by the government documents on the west end of the main (2nd) floor. If you walk past the reference desk and Dichotomy, look to your right and you will see the Reference collection.
Thanks to all of you who participated in Rod Library's You Talk. We Listen. We All Win! survey! We had over 800 respondents, which is fabulous! We want to congratulate Chance on winning the grand prize of an iPad mini! The other prize winners have been notified via their UNI email address. So, be sure to check your UNI e-mail and see if you are a winner!
Rod Library will take all of your valuable feedback from the survey so that we can serve you even better in the future!
Rod Library now has a water bottle filling station next to the women's restroom and near the Browsing Room on the main floor of the library! You can save money and reduce waste while enjoying cold chilled water!