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Mary Ann Bolton Scholarship

Application deadline: Friday, April 9th, 2021


October is American Archives Month

Happy American Archives Month

10/24/2018 -   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, ...Read more
Open Access

Open Knowledge... Open Access Week 2018

10/17/2018 - 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 ...Read more
New family study room

Exciting Updates to Rod Library

09/04/2018 -   While students were taking their summer breaks, Rod Library was hard at work creating improvements to make your experience here even better! From rearranging our spaces to adding new technology, you’ll be even more excited to start the school year when you hear about what we ...Read more
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UNI Museum and Department of Art explore Cultural Understanding

08/30/2018 - Thanks to the UNI Museum, two faculty members from the Department of Art have curated an exhibit highlighting certain objects and their cultural significance. Assistant Professor of Art Noah Doely and Instructor of Art Angela Waseskuk had this to say about their exhibit and their work with the UNI ...Read more
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UNI ScholarWorks Reaches Over 400,000 Downloads

08/22/2018 - UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's Institutional Repository reaches a milestone of 12,428 works with over 400,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff, and student success by collecting, preserving, and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible. The ...Read more
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Exciting Additions to Rod Library's Services

06/06/2018 - Rod Library is always looking for ways to increase student success.  We’ve always provided collections that support students’ academic work. We have comfortable, collaborative, technology-enhanced workspaces. We continue to build unique collections in a variety of formats. And, of ...Read more
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Where are They Now: Myle Duong

04/30/2018 - Rod Library has so many fantastic student workers each academic year. As this year’s graduates prepare to leave UNI and move onto their next step in life, we wanted to check in with one of our former student employees and see where she has gone in the year after her graduation. Myle Duong ...Read more
Undergraduate Research Award Winners

Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award Winners

04/26/2018 - Thanks to a generous donation from UNI alumna Mary Ann Bolton, Rod Library has begun annually awarding Undergraduate Research Awards to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary research, scholarship, and creative work of UNI’s undergraduate students. The Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate ...Read more
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Rod Library Recognized for Community Engagement

04/24/2018 - Everyone knows that Rod Library serves students, faculty, and staff on a day-to-day basis, but Rod Library’s impact goes way beyond UNI’s campus! Every year, Rod Library impacts people across the state, country, and the world! Rod Library was recognized for all of this hard work in ...Read more
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Student Spotlight: Casey Brown

04/12/2018 - Aside from recognizing National Library Week, Rod Library is celebrating Student Employee Appreciation Week as well! To celebrate, we’d like to recognize just one of our many student employees who keep Rod Library running smoothly day in and day out. Casey Brown is a junior biology and ...Read more
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National Library Week: Libraries Lead

04/10/2018 - National Library Week is here, and Rod Library is so excited to celebrate! This week is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries across the nation and to promote library use and support. This year’s theme is “Libraries Lead,” and we would like to share with you many of ...Read more
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RodCon: Making Super Connections

04/02/2018 -   With RodCon quickly approaching, it’s time to get excited about all of the fun activities that Rod Library is going to bring to comic lovers. We have some amazing events and activities planned for you this year, including a costume contest, video games, escape rooms, and prizes ...Read more
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Over 300,000 Downloads - UNI Student, Faculty, and Staff Success...

03/28/2018 - UNI Scholarworks, UNI's institutional repository reaches a milestone of 10,000 works with over 300,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff and student success by collecting, preserving and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible. The repository ...Read more
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Rod Library Helps Celebrate Local Authors

03/26/2018 - Did you know that the Cedar Falls community boasts five best-selling writers, more than any other town in Iowa? Bess Streeter Aldrich, Ruth Suckow, Nancy Price, James Hearst, and Robert James Waller all have significant ties to the Cedar Falls Community as well as the University of Northern ...Read more
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Student Spotlight: Rachael Fix

03/21/2018 -   Without Rod Library’s dedicated student employees, the day-to-day operations of the library would not be possible. We wanted to take the time to recognize one of our outstanding student employees, who was just nominated for Student Employee of the Year. Rachael Fix is a ...Read more
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Where are They Now: Zach and Joanna Freking-Smith

03/07/2018 - Rod Library has so many fantastic student workers each academic year. We wanted to see what a few of our student workers have gone on to accomplish after their time at Rod Library! Zach and Joanna Freking-Smith are two former Rod Library student employees who have both gone on to work in library ...Read more
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UNI Celebrates Open Education Week, March 5-9

03/06/2018 - What is it? This week is Open Education Week, a yearly celebration designed to raise awareness about open educational resources. Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are free to read and reuse. Examples of OER include videos, problem sets, slides, and ...Read more
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The Results are in: Students Love Rod Library!

02/28/2018 -   In November, Rod Library conducted a survey of students to measure the impact that the library has on their experience and success as a student at UNI. The results are in, and they show that students are gaining a great deal from their experiences at Rod Library! Out of 218 student ...Read more
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Graduate Students Discover Special Collections & University...

02/22/2018 - Rod Library houses thousands of rare, valuable, and delicate books, manuscripts, and institutional records that are available for students to use. Unfortunately, these valuable primary resources are underutilized by students because they can be difficult to find and can seem intimidating or ...Read more
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We Need Your Website Feedback!

02/19/2018 - What's great about the Rod Library website? What needs work? We're carrying out the first major redesign in four years, and need your input to ensure we're on the right track. Students, faculty, staff, and community members -- make your opinion count by taking our ...Read more


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