October 2018 RodCast Articles

Inside the Exhibit: Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 3:54pm -   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 exhibit, and it explores Sioux and Meskwaki identity in material culture. In our first “Inside the Exhibit,” we are featuring senior studio art major Emily Schroeder. Emily graduates this coming May and is hoping to work in the museum field. She first realized that she wanted to work in a museum when she began volunteering for the UNI Museum three years ago as a photographer. In this role, Emily quickly... Read More
October is American Archives Month

Happy American Archives Month

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:00am -   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, giving students hands-on experience with historical artifacts and documents to inform their research and allow them to experience history like never before. Dig UNI Research on Central Hall Students from the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology have collaborated with Special Collections & University Archives as part of their “Dig UNI” project. These students are currently... Read More
Open Access

Open Knowledge... Open Access Week 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:24pm - 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. Encouraging the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, the Open Access movement is gaining ever more momentum around the world as research funders and policy makers put their weight behind it. Open Access increases the advancement of human knowledge and ultimately improves lives by ensuring the results of research can be read and built on by anyone. Why is Open Access Important? Open Access (OA)... Read More
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