February 2012 RodCast Articles

Yes We've Got Those Too!!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 11:41am - We now have available a stapler, a glue stick, and a pair of scissors available for a 3 hour checkout.  This is in addition to laptop chargers, cell phone chargers, crayons, colored pencils, color markers, calculators, highliters, Sharpie markers, and wite out.  Don't forget that we also have flash drives that you can checkout for three days.  See us on the first floor (lower level) of the library for any of these items.

Young Minds Forced to Choose

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:59pm -  "Who Am I? Young Minds Forced to Choose" tells the compelling true story of young Jehovah's Witnesses who were quickly thrust into a political firestorm of Nazi propaganda.  Against the tide of coercion and terror, these youths took a firm stand of conscience, often times facing severe reprisals, despite their age. The exhibit, designed by the Arnold-Liebster Foundation, is an effective tool to assist educators on how to address contemporary student issues, such as bullying, gang prevention and prejudice. The exhibit will be on display from Wednesday, Feb. 15, through Wednesday, Feb. 29 in the Browsing Room. For more information about the exhibit or the UNI Center for Holocaust and... Read More

Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 5:15pm - Rod Library is conducting a survey to gauge the access, use, and effectiveness of our library subject guides. We want to know what you think!  Please go to http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22EKL5RWPEB and answer some questions. Your responses are appreciated.  All responses are anonymous.  The survey will run through Friday, February 24th.  Thanks!
Name this picture!

Library Facebook contest!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 4:42pm - Guess where we took this picture in the library and win a prize! Send your best guess to rodlibraryuni@facebook.com using your UNI email account. Only entries from a uni.edu address can enter!Contest open to all UNI faculty, staff, and students (unfortunately, Library employees, including library students, cannot participate). Three randomly-selected correct entries will be pulled for a prize.

We've Got You Covered!!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 11:56am - Need some crayons, colored pencils, or color markers to help finish a project?  Well, we've got them now.  We also have cell phone chargers as well as a charger for Mac, Dell, and Hewlett Packard laptops.  All these items can be checked out at the Multiservice Center Desk on the first floor (basement) of the library for a three hour check-out period.

February Exhibits

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 2:42pm -      For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page. 

Black History Month: African Americans in Iowa: 2012

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 9:58am - To help celebrate Black History Month, the State Data Center has updated it's African American profile.African Americans in Iowa: 2012, can be located on the State Data Center website at http://www.iowadatacenter.org/Publications/aaprofile2012.pdf
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