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April 2020 RodCast Articles

Art & Feminism

Wiki Edit-a-Thon: Art & Feminism

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 1:57pm - What are Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon events?​ Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thons are editing events Rod Library hosts for students to add, change, elaborate, review, and cite information on Wikipedia's Online Encyclopedia. Wikipedia events focus on topics including Art, Feminism, LGBTQ+ Community, People of Color, and other underrepresented people and issues.  Art & Feminism  April 21, 11 a.m - 2 p.m. Central Time (US & Canada), Via Zoom: Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. In partnership with Elizabeth Sutton's "Arts of Africa" class. The event is a worldwide edit-a-thon to add content to Wikipedia about female artists. Siân Evans, Jacqueline Mabey, Michael Mandiberg, and Laurel... Read More
Rod Library in April 2020

Support at Rod Library During COVID-19

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 8:15am - UPDATE (April 6, 2020): Curbside Pick-up and all physical mailings, including Interlibrary Loan materials, are no longer available in compliance with Governor Reynold's proclamation of April 6, 2020, to further reduce contact with the public. While the building remains closed until further notice, we are still Open Online for chat, email, Zoom, a librarian, digitization requests, and online resources. Keep in touch with us on social media as well. Library Support  We encourage all students, faculty, staff, and the UNI community to follow the guidelines on the University of Northern Iowa's COVID-19 website and to take the precaution of frequent hand washing. We have received several requests for... Read More
Ask Us!

Hidden Gems: Ask us! Rod Library FAQ's

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 1:52pm - Ask us! Rod Library's FAQ   No matter if students are working from campus or home, there are bound to be some questions. One of Rod Libraries' helpful online resources includes the Frequently Asked Questions page.    Rod Library's FAQ is a list of anonymous frequently asked questions from students and patrons, ranging from questions about online databases to praxis test preparation materials. All of the FAQs are answered by librarians and student workers in the library to ensure correct information. Asking questions is a vital part of learning and creating quality work!    Another helpful feature of Rod Library's web page includes a "Chat with us"... Read More
Need Research Assistance?

Hidden Gems: Research, Research... and even more Research!

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 3:30pm - As UNI is transferring to online learning, so is Rod Library! Our passion for ensuring students' educational success is at an all-time high. We understand students need consistency and we are here to provide it! Research consultations will now be held online through email or Zoom. To access this and schedule a meeting, please visit Rod Library’s Remote Libguide!    Our librarians are specialized in different areas of study to be available for any question you may have. Online consultations are here to help.... Create a research plan  Navigate of article databases and open web portals  Access to primary source documents  Manage citations  Ensure a thorough... Read More
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