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Extended Hours are Back!

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Rod Library regularly extends its hours during finals week to help ensure students a successful end to their semesters. Students appreciate having a comfortable, inviting space as they prepare for finals. Rod Library accommodates all students’ end-of-semester needs. Whether you prefer quiet spaces or have a group project to work on, Rod Library provides the ideal space for you. Additionally, don’t forget to take advantage of all of the research help and resources that Rod Library offers students every week of the semester.

Pushing Past the Boundaries

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When you go to the library to study, you might not expect an empowerment fashion show to be going on in the middle of the library. However, that’s just what happened here at Rod Library when Annette Lynch’s Dress and Human Behavior class hosted Un[dress] the Stigma, an empowerment fashion show.

Although you might not expect a fashion show in a library, librarian Angela Pratesi explains that this is a central part of what libraries do.

International Games Week brings community together to read, learn and play

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Rod Library, Panther eSports, and Panther Tabletop are teaming up to join over a thousand libraries around the world during International Games Week as they transform their libraries with play. Like many other libraries across the country and around the world, Rod Library will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family.

UNI Students Saved $129,715 in Open Textbooks Adoptions Last Year

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Savings at UNI

The costs of college is going up every year, and it's not just tuition that weighs on student's minds and bank accounts. According to the College Board, undergraduates spend an average of $1,200 on textbooks annually. Faced with these costs, the academic impact is seen in classrooms across the country--many students choose to not buy a required text, take fewer courses, and some even drop or fail a course completely.

Awaken Your Homecoming Spirit

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Homecoming Week reminds us of the pride we take in our university, our students, and our traditions.  Have you ever considered how we capture and preserve those traditions so that they remain available to current and future students?

Rod Library’s University Archives preserves the history of the UNI in its collection of yearbooks, student newspapers, student magazines, departmental information such as faculty papers or course catalogs, and more. 


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