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October Exhibits at Rod Library

10/13/2009 - For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page. ...Read more

Google Scholar Cited By

10/05/2009 - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at This video shows you how to use the Google Scholar Cited By feature to find the most recent important articles. [video: autoplay:0 width:640 height: ...Read more

Assignment Calculator: Plan Your Research, Stay On Schedule

10/02/2009 - Would you rather not stay up until 4 a.m. finishing your next research paper? The Assignment Calculator is a new tool that can help you plan your work and stay on schedule. At the Assignment Calculator home page, enter the due date and then click the /Calculate Assignment Schedule! / button. You ...Read more

Banned Books Week at Rod Library

09/28/2009 - Banned Books Week “celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular.” It emphasizes the “importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who ...Read more

Where to Start? Using the New Rod Library Website to Search

09/21/2009 - This video shows you how to navigate the new Rod Library website and how to use the new Panther Prowler to find scholary articles. ...Read more

September Exhibits at Rod Library

09/21/2009 - Study Abroad with UNI - Sponsored by: UNI Study Abroad- Main Floor Display Case located in the Library Lobby. Adacemid Learning Center - Sponsored by: Academic Learning Center- First Floor Display Case located by the MultiSerivces Center ...Read more

Charge to U-bill for Photocopies Now Available

09/09/2009 - The long awaited charge to u-bill for photocopies is now available on all self-service photocopies in the Rod Library.  Prices are $.10 per page for black/white copies and $.50 for color copies.  Patron can still make copies with cash on the copiers on 1st and 2nd floor of the Library. ...Read more

Library's Hours Labor Day Weekend

08/31/2009 - The Library will be open the following hours this Labor Day weekend. Please note in particular our reduced hours on Monday.Friday, September 4: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Saturday, September 5: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.Sunday, September 6: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.Monday, September 7 (Labor Day): 6:00 p.m. - ...Read more

Follow Rod Library on Twitter

08/31/2009 - Do you Twitter? You can now follow Rod Library's news on Twitter. Go to to see our posts and other twitterings, and to sign up for our Twitter feed. ...Read more

Guide to the New Rod Library Homepage

08/28/2009 - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at video shows you how to navigate the new Rod Library homepage. See more Rod Library videos here. ...Read more

Google Scholar Off-Campus and FindIt@UNI

08/17/2009 - Setting preferences in Google Scholar allowing University of Northern Iowa students access to FindIt@UNI while working off-campus. ...Read more

Google Uncle Sam: Quick tips 5 from Rod Library

08/06/2009 - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at video shows you how to find and use Google Uncle Sam search engine for government resources.See more Rod Library videos here. ...Read more

New Library Database -

07/16/2009 - The electronic version of the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory is now available through UNISTAR, the Library’s online catalog. Use this resource to obtain bibliographic and publisher information about more than 300,000 journals, determine journals in subject areas of interest, and ...Read more

New Dictionaries on Stands

07/01/2009 - Dozens of new dictionaries have replaced older editions on the dictionary stands located around the library, and many of the stands themselves have been relocated, to provide library users with the most current and convenient information possible. Sixty-five new unabridged and collegiate ...Read more

New Account Option: My Reading History

06/30/2009 - Library staff members are often asked if we can give someone a list of the books they have checked out in the past. Our answer has always been, "No." The library takes seriously the privacy of your library records so we do not maintain a list of what you borrow after you return it. " ...Read more

Atlas of Black Hawk County 1926

06/30/2009 - Rod Library has just added a copy of the "Atlas of Black Hawk County 1926" to its Digital Collections. This book provides a unique look at our county in a different era where the township assumed great importance in local government. The ideal civil township was six miles square, ...Read more

Quick Tips 4: Call Numbers

06/30/2009 - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at See more Rod Library videos here. ...Read more

Update on the Rod Library Recurring Materials Budget

06/30/2009 - As you may be aware, the Rod Library recurring materials budget has been protected, and will not be reduced as part of the University's budget reduction measures being implemented in FY 09-10. This is good news for the entire University community. However, the materials budget has been static ...Read more

Multipurpose Room Now Available

06/30/2009 - The library has a new Multipurpose Room available for groups or individuals affiliated with the university who need a presentation practice area or a larger space for group work. The room is located on the 3rd floor and has a computer with all Microsoft Office products, a projector and a stereo ...Read more

Q&A: Where do you get the last 15 - 20 years of financial...

09/21/2007 - One way is to look in Mergent Online. It includes the last 20 years or more of financial statements for publicly-held U.S. companies in Excel format, depending on the age of the company. Companies that are going through bankruptcy or have been acquired by other companies are not included. Mergent ...Read more


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