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October 2009 RodCast Articles

Lexis Nexis scheduled maintenance for October 31-November 1, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 9:02am - LexisNexis online products will be unavailable to users from October 31, 8:00 p.m. through November 01, 2009, 4:00 a.m. Central Time.  Products affected include LexisNexis Academic, Congressional, and Statistical.

ScienceDirect down for scheduled maintenance

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 11:19am - ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours from 8:00PM CDT Saturday, October 31 to 4:00AM CST Sunday 1, November).

"When Cedar Falls was Young" added to Digital Collections

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 9:03am - This 1928 pamphlet about Cedar Falls describes how the town looked in its early days.    See the book at: http://cdm.lib.uni.edu/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=/wcfwy
Amjad Albu

Winner of the Family Weekend Drawing

Friday, October 23, 2009 - 11:45am - Amjad Albu- UNI senior in Management Information Systems was the winner of the T-shirt prize from the Rod Library Favorite Student Giveaway drawing during Family Weekend.  Congratulations Amjad and good luck with your academic career!

October Exhibits at Rod Library

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 4:44pm - For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.

Google Scholar Cited By

Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:19pm - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ This video shows you how to use the Google Scholar Cited By feature to find the most recent important articles. [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05o-W-JvJrw autoplay:0 width:640 height:385 align:center ]

Assignment Calculator: Plan Your Research, Stay On Schedule

Friday, October 2, 2009 - 3:30pm - Would you rather not stay up until 4 a.m. finishing your next research paper? The Assignment Calculator is a new tool that can help you plan your work and stay on schedule. At the Assignment Calculator home page, enter the due date and then click the /Calculate Assignment Schedule! / button. You will get a list of 12 steps to complete between the date an assignment is received and when it is due. Each step includes a “due date,” help documents, and links to UNI resources and services such as the Rod Library and the Writing Center. To try it out, go to https://calculator.library.uni.edu and enter the due date.  
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