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Preservation Week.....Pass it on!

Preservation Week.....Pass it on!

Preservation Week is important to the Rod Library.  You might ask yourself why preservation is important. 

According to the Association for Library Collections and Technology Services (ALCTS), Libraries alone hold 3 billion items (63 percent of the whole) and some 630 million items in collecting institutions require immediate attention and care. 

Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives Division collects, preserves, and provides access to rare, valuable, and delicate collections of books, manuscripts, and institutional records.

Service-Learning project

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The video linked below was created by two sections of a Cornerstone course, taught by Rachel Morgan. Rod Library assisted students to do research as part of this project that investigated food insecurity in the Cedar Valley. Students made use of the research gathered in class presentations and writing assignments.

LivePurpleGiveGold at Rod Library

LivePurpleGiveGold at Rod Library

Melissa Curtis is an undergraduate student at UNI and a current library student assistant.  

Why did you choose UNI?

UNI was the right size, campus-wise, for me. I wanted a university education but with a small campus, and UNI gives me that. The campus was beautiful and quite inviting. It's also close, yet far enough away from my hometown which was another big plus for me. 


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