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Milestone Reached – UNI ScholarWorks receives over 200,000...

08/25/2017 - UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's institutional repository reaches a milestone of over 200,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff and student success by collecting, preserving and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible.  The repository contains ...Read more

One Search Expanded

08/24/2017 - As part of an ever growing effort to build and strengthen relationships and partnerships with Cedar Valley and state-wide educational institutions, we have partnered with: Drake University, Grand View University, Hawkeye Community College, Iowa State University, St Ambrose University, University of ...Read more
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Bash in the Stacks #BASHINTHESTACKS17

08/23/2017 - Rod Library will be hosting Bash in the Stacks Thursday, August 24 from 7 to 9 p.m.  "What is this?" you ask? It is an opportunity to check out the Rod Library, play games, eat popcorn, be loud, and meet your co-Panthers.  Games include Minute-To-Win-It games like Junk ...Read more
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Faculty Studies Available

07/27/2017 -     Faculty studies are available for fall and spring semester in Rod Library for full-time tenured and tenure track faculty and emeritus faculty members.  Interested faculty should review the updated use policy and fill out the online application by August 31.   ...Read more

Jammin' July

07/06/2017 -     Please join Rod Library in the Learning Commons for Jammin’ July concert series.  Performances will be Wednesdays from 12:00 pm (noon) to 12:20 pm during the month of July. Please bring your lunch and enjoy some great music!   July ...Read more
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Robotics at UNI and The Rod

06/30/2017 - Robots are all around us! Alarm clocks, traffic lights, gas pumps! Check out our display on the main floor in the Rod Library by the west entrance area, to see a couple of cool robots and some of the many library resources we have on robotics and how they fit into our world. Also note, there are ...Read more

Capstone presentations on vampires, zombies and cyborgs

06/28/2017 - Capstone projects on young adult novels will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 29, at the Hearst Center for the Arts. "Being” and “Coldest Girl in a Cold Town" will be presented Thursday. Capstone students received library instruction to assist in their research ...Read more

Friends of the Museum Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series

05/17/2017 - Introducing the Friends of the UNI Museum lecture series. Our inaugural season will be The Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series. Be transported back to the era of the one room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how ...Read more

Friends of the UNI Museum Gift Store

05/10/2017 - The Friends of the UNI Museum Gift Store will be open for business from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm on May 17 on the main/second floor of the UNI Rod Library across from the Reference Desk. Come shop for puppets, jewelry, educational kits, and toys. ...Read more

Congratulations to 2017 UNI Graduates

05/04/2017 - Congratulations to our 2017 UNI graduates! The library staff and faculty want to wish you all the best of luck as you chase your dreams, whatever those might be. We especially want to thank our graduating student workers. Some have been with us for over 3 years. We appreciate all your ...Read more

Cedar Falls Authors Festival

05/04/2017 - UNI Museum has collaborated with the Cedar Falls Authors Festival Committee to create a display at the Cedar Falls Public Library to kick off a yearlong celebration of Cedar Falls authors. Cedar Falls has produced five nationally-known and best-selling authors; Bess Streeter Aldrich, Ruth ...Read more
Preservation Week.....Pass it on!

Preservation Week.....Pass it on!

04/24/2017 - 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 ...Read more

Science (New York, N.Y. : Online) now available!

04/21/2017 -           Rod Library is now able to provide access to the online format of the journal Science, a publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science which has been requested by members of the University community. A one ...Read more

Additional study rooms now available on the third floor!

04/21/2017 - Eight student study rooms, located on the third floor near the main east stairs, are now ready for use, rooms 360-367. Each room is equipped with a table and two chairs, which is the perfect size for individual or small group study or collaboration. You may reserve the rooms for up to 3 hours ...Read more

Iowa Meets China

04/21/2017 - Xiaoting Wang's visit is sponsored by UNI's Center for Multicultural Education, Office of International Programs, and Rod Library, which is privileged to exhibit his artwork during the visit. More about the artist. Mr. Wang has participated in CME's First Friday event on April 7 that ...Read more

De-Stress With Us!

04/19/2017 - Finals week is coming. Worry and fear not, Rod Library is here to help you survive this stressful week. Come and de-stress with us! We have the Graffiti Wall for you to draw, doodle, write encouraging messages, and etc. from April 24th – May 4th.   To really relax, join us ...Read more

Geocache for College Cash is April 24- April 28

04/19/2017 - Rod Library will be hosting GeoCache for College Cash, a Money Smart Week event, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, April 24, in the east lobby. To play this game and learn about important personal finance topics such as paychecks and budgeting: Read  7 posters ...Read more

Flute Concert

04/19/2017 - Take a break from end-of-semester studying and join Rod Library for a chamber concert Thursday, April 27 at 4 p.m. under Dichotomy in the Learning Commons. The concert will feature works for flute by Valerie Coleman, Lazlo Zemplini, and more. ...Read more

Service-Learning project

04/14/2017 - 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 ...Read more

Trevor Dawes to visit Rod Library--April 18th

04/13/2017 -   On Tuesday, April 18, Trevor Dawes will be visiting Rod Library. Dawes is the May Morris Librarian and vice provost for libraries and museums at the University of Delaware, and he served as co-chair of the American Library Association's Task Force for Equity, Diversity, and ...Read more


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