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Library Building (now Rod Library)

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1 Panther Portrait: Get Social @Rod
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.05
9/9/2019 Rod Library held a building-wide event on September 4, 2019. Each department at Rod held their own information sessions and/or events that highlighted their departments' functions. Students and faculty were welcome to attend; photo.
2 UNI Rod Library announces 'Student of the Month'
Public Relations News Release 2008:363, p.1
2/27/2009 Derek Merk, a senior from Boone, is the "Student of the Month," for February. He began working in the library's Reference & Instructional Services Department in August 2006. He works at the reference desk and handles government documents.
3 Capital and other physical improvements
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.453
7/1/1995 Brief review of construction during the early 1970s including the Education Center, UNI-CUE, and the ITC; photo.
4 Group gives special recognition to Northern Iowa seniors for leadership, achievement
Public Relations News Release 1987:169, p.1
12/9/1987 The Senior Challenge Committee sets out to raise funding for the 1988 senior gift, with the goal of creating an online catalog of the Northern Iowa Library's resources. Committee members are listed.
5 Construction leads to power, clock troubles
Gesell--Don
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.1
9/11/1987 Power line disconnected during demolition of Anthropology Lab; interruptions cause problems in some buildings.
6 Marcel Cornis-Pop donates 300 books to the library
Public Relations News Release 1987:372, p.1
5/13/1987 Professor Marcel Cornis-Pop donates a collection of three-hundred Romanian books, journals, and magazines to the library which are accepted by Professors Barbara Jones and Robert Ward.
7 UNI Gallery of Art to close for Spring Break
Public Relations News Release 1987:261, p.1
3/12/1987 The Gallery of Art closes for spring break, while the Library and Maucker Union operate on reduced schedules. Daniel Stetson announces that the Annual Faculty Art Exhibition will remain open for two weeks prior to break.
8 Information age spotlights crucial role of skilled librarians, says new UNI library director
Public Relations News Release 1987:111, p.1
11/19/1986 Covers the appointment of Barbara Jones as director of the university library. Jones spent nine years in New York, where she gained her experience directing library services. She made efforts to update services by developing a computerized card catalog.
9 New computer center now available
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:9, p.12
9/26/1986 New lab in Library has 34 Zenith computers; training and assistance available; photo.
10 A new name
Ivey--Bill
Northern Iowan 82:58, p.1
6/20/1986 Workman installs letters for new name on the Library; photo.
11 Rod predicts successor may bring in new ideas
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.13
5/6/1986 Donald Rod remembers his years as head of the Library; the old library building and moving to the new building; his own professional career; photo.
12 Request initiated by staff
Jensen--Marcia (Library Staff)
Northern Iowan 82:55, p.2
5/2/1986 Marcia Jensen notes that the staff of the Library petitioned that the building be named in honor of Donald Rod.
13 UNI Library named for Director Donald Rod
Olson--Lynn
Northern Iowan 82:54, p.1
4/29/1986 Regents approve naming Library in honor of Donald Rod, who will retire in June after 33 years as Library Director; profile of Mr. Rod; photo.
14 Book browsers
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:47, p.6
4/4/1986 Boguslaw Galeski, Phillip Sellers, and Mary Jane Mangin look at books at the Library's April Fools Book Sale; photo.
15 Rod Library proposed; reception planned June 25 for retiring director
Alumnus 71:1, p.9
4/1/1986 Regents will consider request.
16 Unique way to produce revenue
Gramstad--Audrey
Northern Iowan 82:39, p.2
2/28/1986 Suggests an alternative use for the library group study rooms.
17 Library is noisy
Bowman--Dwight
Northern Iowan 82:30, p.2
1/28/1986 Upset at noisy students in the library.
18 Caged in
Alexandres--Leanne J. (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:27, p.7
12/13/1985 Lori Nicholson and Scott Silvey spend time in the library preparing for finals; photo.
19 Untitled
Alexandres--Leanne J. (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:27, p.4
12/13/1985 Janet Rich prepares for finals; photo.
20 Ex libris Don Rod
Alumnus 70:3, p.26
10/1/1985 Profile of Donald O. Rod; photo.
21 Political, Economic and Cultural Life of Austria Featured at UNI Through December
Public Relations News Release 1985:60, p.1
9/30/1985 There is a series of Austria with a photography exhibition, films, and many speeches.
22 UNI 'Purple Fever: Temperature's Risin'" Homecoming Celebration Planned Oct. 10-13
Public Relations News Release 1985:52, p.1
9/26/1985 The week of homecoming is full of activities including the parade, the football game, Campaniling, and a variety show to name a few.
23 Library reports fewer false alarms this semester
Reese--Gregory B. (Classes of 1989 and 2002)
Northern Iowan 82:6, p.8
9/20/1985 Doug Hieber talks about the library security system; cites sources of false alarms.
24 Cathy's Corner
Koehler--Catherine (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 81:57, p.2
6/14/1985 UNI points of pride.
25 Library expansion, hours discussed
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 81:48, p.6
4/9/1985 Students would like to see library open more hours, especially later at night and earlier on weekends; Mr. Rod responds with statistics and use patterns showing little need for those changes.
26 'Glaring defect' in library
Fuerste--Robert
Northern Iowan 81:46, p.2
4/2/1985 Does not like the bright orange carpet in the Library.
27 Library electronic system pays off
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 81:44, p.1
3/26/1985 Security system installed in August 1983; Doug Hieber talks about the benefits of the system.
28 Stetson reports art stolen
Palmersheim--Tim
Northern Iowan 81:25, p.10
12/7/1984 "Soloist" by Don Turner was stolen from the Library; photo.
29 Experiences dilemma after dilemma
Wheeler--Elizabeth A. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 81:21, p.2
11/16/1984 Critical of restroom facilities in Library.
30 Little concern being shown
Berger--Karmen R. (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 81:17, p.3
11/2/1984 Believes UNI should not be helping a South African library.
31 UNI library models for South Africa
Northern Iowan 81:15, p.6
10/26/1984 Heather Colbert, the deputy librarian at Witwatersrand University in South Africa came to UNI in order to learn about library design; photo.
32 Library collection rates high
UNI Century 12:3, p.7
6/1/1984 Government documents collection rated excellent.
33 Stageberg wills library to UNI
UNI Century 12:3, p.7
6/1/1984 Professor Stageberg died on March 18, 1984.
34 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:26, p.3
12/6/1983 Library public safety officers check on the offender.
35 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:25, p.2
12/2/1983 A student gets zapped by machines in the library.
36 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:24, p.2
11/22/1983 The Public Safety officer saves a book by Edith Wharton in the library.
37 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:23, p.2
11/18/1983 The Public Safety officer chases down some students in the library.
38 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:22, p.2
11/15/1983 The Public Safety officers patrol the library.
39 Blanketsquad
Hantula--Tim (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:21, p.2
11/11/1983 Public safety officers are reduced to being library police.
40 Library security system cuts thefts
Alumnus 67:3, p.7
10/1/1983 Electronic detection system installed in summer 1983.
41 Yesterdays
Julseth--Jeff
Northern Iowan 79:7, p.19
9/21/1982 Campus happenings 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 years ago; includes ads for J. S. Latta Company.
42 Lazy Daze
Morgan--Robert
Northern Iowan 78:62, p.1
7/23/1982 Student relaxes; photo.
43 Getting a jump on finals
Oakes--William D. (Class of 1983)
Northern Iowan 78:1, p.3
8/28/1981 Student sleeping in library; photo.
44 . . . as cabinet proposes an alternative memorial
Northern Iowan 77:56, p.6
5/15/1981 Still considering ways of memorializing Professor Fox.
45 Fox Library supporters have dedication . . .
Kelly--Beth
Northern Iowan 77:56, p.6
5/15/1981 Students hold informal dedication ceremony; photo.
46 Minority cheers attempt
Smith--C. (Student--1981)
Northern Iowan 77:56, p.3
5/15/1981 Believes that the people who wanted to change the UNI library to the "Josef Fox Library" were the same ones who cheered about the attempted assassination of President Reagan.
47 Josef Fox library--to be or not to be?
Berkler--Leslie
Northern Iowan 77:51, p.1
4/28/1981 Campus officials offer opinions on the subject.
48 Baker joke 'rude and distasteful'
McCabe--Theresa
Northern Iowan 77:50, p.2
4/24/1981 Feels that a letter to the editor concerning naming the UNI Library was unjust and inexcusable.
49 Baker Library: A symbol of UNI!
Severson--Keith
Northern Iowan 77:49, p.2
4/21/1981 Believes that the UNI Library should be named after Gerald Baker.
50 But seriously, folks. . .
Littler--John E. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 77:49, p.2
4/21/1981 Feels that the UNI Library should be dedicated to Professor Josef Fox.

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