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Open Access Week 2019

Open Access Week: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”

10/16/2019 - Open Access Week 2019   What is Open Access?  Open Access is a growing international movement that uses the Internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge. Encouraging the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, the Open Access movement is ...Read more
Banned Books Week 2019

…. READ ALL ABOUT IT… or not?

09/19/2019 - Banned Books Week (September 22- 29, 2019) is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. Rod Library celebrates this week because literary freedom is an important component in not just academic freedom but the ever-changing development of society.  Rod Library invites you to ...Read more
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Public Notice

08/29/2019 - Public Notice Iowa Department of Natural Resources Notice is hereby given that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has under review an application for amended Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air quality construction permits. The permit application was submitted by ...Read more
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UNI Power Plant Public Notice

07/17/2019 - Public Notice Iowa Department of Natural Resources Notice Notice is hereby given that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has under review an application for amended Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air quality construction permits. The permit applications were ...Read more
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Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award Recipients

05/07/2019 -     “You are one person but you can change the world with whom you mentor, or what you contribute to the world.”- Mary Ann Bolton Thanks to a generous donation from UNI alumna Mary Ann Bolton, Rod Library has been able to award Undergraduate Research Awards to ...Read more
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Library Ambassador April Spotlight

04/05/2019 -   At the center of Rod Library’s student involvement, Library Ambassadors volunteer at events with the library and promote resources to current and prospective students at browsing fairs as well as other university-related events across campus. In these weeks leading toward the ...Read more
Mastodon tusk on a lab table

Scientific Study, Conservation, and Interpretation of the Mammut...

03/15/2019 - As you may have heard, UNI Museum’s “Preserving the Past: Unveiling the Tusk” exhibit is set to premiere in early April. Conservation, scientific study, and interpretation of the mastodon tusk have been underway for the past three years, thanks to a $306,258 heritage grant from ...Read more
Map of ScholarWorks use across the world

UNI ScholarWorks Hits Half a Million Downloads

03/11/2019 -   Since its formation in February 2015, UNI ScholarWorks has been collecting, preserving, and making research, creative and scholarly output from the University of Northern Iowa Community available to the world. UNI ScholarWorks has had a substantial impact on faculty and students ...Read more
Open Education Week 2019

Open Education Week, March 3-9, 2019

03/01/2019 - Open Education Week is a global event that seeks to raise awareness of free and open sharing in education and the benefits they bring to teachers and learners.  Open education includes free and open access to platforms, tools and resources in education, including learning materials, course ...Read more
Library Ambassadors Laura and Nicole

Meet Your Library Ambassadors: Laura and Nicole

02/27/2019 - Library Ambassadors volunteer at events held within Rod Library and promote library resources to current and prospective students at browsing fairs and other university-related events across campus. These Library Ambassadors play an important part in helping students get the most out of Rod Library ...Read more
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Compact Shelving Update

01/14/2019 - As you may be aware, the compact shelving on the library’s first floor has been inoperable for almost two and a half years. We have been seeking to replace or repair the shelving, but the cost is prohibitive. We recognize that the print journals housed within the compact shelving are still of ...Read more
Meet your library ambassadors, Sasha and Hannah

Meet Your Library Ambassadors: Sasha and Hannah

11/28/2018 -   As the end of the semester quickly approaches, we would like to feature two of our senior Library Ambassadors. Sasha and Hannah both do fantastic work for Rod Library through volunteering at library events and using their influence as students to represent Rod Library to current and ...Read more

Meet Your Library Ambassadors: Libby and Mustafa

11/07/2018 - If you are not familiar with our Library Ambassadors program here at Rod Library, this is your chance to meet the students that volunteer to represent Rod Library to current and prospective students at UNI. Library Ambassadors volunteer at events held within Rod Library and promote library ...Read more

Inside the Exhibit: Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade

10/31/2018 -   On November 7 at 4:30, Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade will be opening at the UNI Museum on the 1st floor of Rod Library with a gallery talk by student curator Emily Schroeder. This exhibit is an extension of UNI Museum’s Cultural Impressions: Identities Molded in Clay ...Read more
October is American Archives Month

Happy American Archives Month

10/24/2018 -   October is American Archives Month, and we would like to celebrate by recognizing some of the great work being done by our own Special Collections & University Archives. Special Collections & University Archives (SC&UA) plays a major role at Rod Library and across campus, ...Read more
Open Access

Open Knowledge... Open Access Week 2018

10/17/2018 - Open Access Week is a global event that allows academic and research communities to learn about and share the benefits of Open Access (OA).  What is Open Access? Open Access is a growing international movement that uses the Internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge ...Read more
New family study room

Exciting Updates to Rod Library

09/04/2018 -   While students were taking their summer breaks, Rod Library was hard at work creating improvements to make your experience here even better! From rearranging our spaces to adding new technology, you’ll be even more excited to start the school year when you hear about what we ...Read more
Items from UNI Museum on display in the Kamerick Art building

UNI Museum and Department of Art explore Cultural Understanding

08/30/2018 - Thanks to the UNI Museum, two faculty members from the Department of Art have curated an exhibit highlighting certain objects and their cultural significance. Assistant Professor of Art Noah Doely and Instructor of Art Angela Waseskuk had this to say about their exhibit and their work with the UNI ...Read more
Map showing where in the world people have downloaded a document off of Scholarworks

UNI ScholarWorks Reaches Over 400,000 Downloads

08/22/2018 - UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's Institutional Repository reaches a milestone of 12,428 works with over 400,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff, and student success by collecting, preserving, and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible. The ...Read more
Academic Learning Center Staff

Exciting Additions to Rod Library's Services

06/06/2018 - Rod Library is always looking for ways to increase student success.  We’ve always provided collections that support students’ academic work. We have comfortable, collaborative, technology-enhanced workspaces. We continue to build unique collections in a variety of formats. And, of ...Read more

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