May 2011 RodCast Articles

Ebooks from ebrary Now Available

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 5:05pm - Rod Library is making available collections of ebooks distributed by the company ebrary. These collections include over 55,000 titles issued by U.S. academic and trade publishers. Most of the titles were published in the last decade. New titles are being added on an ongoing basis.There are individual entries for each title in the collection in UNISTAR , the online catalog. Some books also are available in print format in the local collection. To access an ebrary title, simply click on the link that reads “An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view” that appears in the box below the title.It is possible to search within a title for the appearance of a name or keyword using the... Read More

Elaine Chen Presents Poster Session pm Drupal CMS

Monday, May 16, 2011 - 11:18am - Elaine Chen presented a poster session titled "Current Trends in Library Website Design with Drupal CMS" at UNI's Scholars in Action Symposium sponsored by the Office of Sponsored Programs in February 2011. The full abstract (link is external)[pdf] describing the session is available through a link on the symposium's follow-up site(link is external).  

Youth Collection Awarded Carver Grant

Monday, May 16, 2011 - 11:07am - The Library has been awarded a $220,981 grant by the Roy J. Carver Memorial Trust for the re-furbishing of the Youth Collection and the enhancement of its resources. The grant application was prepared byYolanda Hood, Kate Martin, Marilyn Mercado, and Sandra Wilkens.

Librarians Participate in Cornerstone Course

Monday, May 16, 2011 - 11:04am - Dr. Alan Asher, Art & Music Librarian, and Dr. Yolanda Hood, Youth Collection Librarian, will serve as primary instructors for the University's first-year Cornerstone course in 2011-2012. Dr. Asher also will serve as chair of one of the course clusters.

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Chris Neuhaus Serves on Thesis Committee

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 4:03pm - Chris Neuhaus, Reference Librarian and Bibliographer, served on the Thesis Committee for Lee J. Geisinger. The thesis “An Occupational Analysis of Digital Prepress in the Des Moines and Eastern Iowa Regions” was successfully defended on March 10, 2011.

Chris Neuhaus Presents at Iowa Conference of Communicative Disorders

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 4:01pm - Chris Neuhaus, Reference Librarian and Bibliographer, presented "How to Acquire EBPs Without University Access A.K.A. EBP Survival Guide for 'The Graduated'" at the Iowa Conference of Communicative Disorders – Iowa Speech and Hearing Association in Waterloo, Iowa on April 7, 2011.
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