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Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)

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51 UNI funds slashed; nearly $1,000,000 transferred
Northern Iowan 67:58, p.1
7/2/1971 President Kamerick outlines needs; money diverted to other Regents universities.
52 Regents Appoint 2 Department Heads, Change Assignment at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1971:691, p.1
6/25/1971 Dr. Anderson will return to teaching; Dr. Cahill will become head of English lang. and lit; Dr. Martin will become head of library science.
53 UNI Librarians Complete Combined Service of 80 Years
Public Relations News Release 1969:739, p.1
8/17/1970 Librarians Evelyn Mullins and Mary Dieterich both have 40 years of service at UNI.
54 UNI Library Receives Grant
Public Relations News Release 1969:694, p.1
7/13/1970 The UNI Library received a grant of $7413 that is to be sent on library materials under the College Library Resources Program of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
55 Archives preserves treasures of the past
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 53:3, p.11
9/1/1968 Collections and services offered by University Archives; photo.
56 No lights--doors bang, administrators use candles
Northern Iowan 64:23, p.1
12/4/1967 Electrical system out for about fifty minutes; problems are minor.
57 'Send me a man who reads'
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 63:30, p.3
2/7/1967 Contends that the Library is vastly underused for its intended purpose of allowing students to read.
58 Explains 'hiding' policy
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 63:15, p.2
11/4/1966 Responds to a letter to the editor written by John L. Ayers that questions a library policy.
59 Open Library tomorrow, Saturdays during finals
College Eye 63:13, p.1
10/28/1966 Library staff experiments with keeping the Library open late on Saturday nights.
60 Library will add service when needed
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 63:6, p.2
10/4/1966 Mr. Rod talks at length about library hours of service.
61 Student demonstration prompts campus reaction
College Eye 63:3, p.1
9/23/1966 SCI faculty, staff, and students comment on a student protest against a number of campus policies; photo.
62 Library supplies records, helps find lost cat, thesis
Field--Lynda (Student--1966)
College Eye 60:64, p.3
7/29/1966 David Pownall talks about reference service; Mr. Rod talks about the conversion to the Library of Congress classification system; collection of 3000 recordings added to library.
63 Dewey Decimal bows to Library Congress system
College Eye 60:41, p.4
3/15/1966 Library began switch in classification system last week; hope to have half of collection re-classified by 1970.
64 Student library committee will meet with Mr. Rod
College Eye 60:33, p.4
2/15/1966 Newly-formed committee intended to open communications between library and students.
65 Student gives awards to Beard, Lawton, Rod, EYE
Ayers--John L.
College Eye 60:30, p.2
2/4/1966 Gives "a golden I. D." to Dr. Marshall Beard for reducing the fee for lost student IDs.
66 Library Science Department grows
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
Alumnus 50:4, p.6
12/1/1965 Curriculum, programs, personnel, and opportunities; photo.
67 3000 volume rare book collection includes art, comics, dictionaries
College Eye 60:19, p.1
11/16/1965 Mr. Rod talks about the books in the collection; photo.
68 Complete library services for SCI students' use
College Eye 59:20, p.4
2/19/1965 Photocopy service, graduate study room, and Browsing Room ready; lockers coming soon.
69 Library begins service Monday
College Eye 59:1, p.1
9/11/1964 Will open for service September 14, 1964; new pamphlet available about the new building; description of facilities and services.
70 210,000 books moved
Alumnus 49:3, p.19
9/1/1964 Library staff and moving company should have books in place by September 14; description of facilities in new building.
71 Move begins: home ready for 210,000 books
College Eye 58:37, p.3
7/31/1964 History of the building of the new Library; a look at the new facilities; photo.
72 New library will be overcrowded when ready for use says Rod
Bina--Robert Fred (Class of 1964)
College Eye 57:33, p.1
6/21/1963 Mr. Rod talks at length about the new facility; difficult to keep up with rising enrollment and changing programs.
73 'Library construction on schedule,' Mr. Rod
College Eye 57:14, p.3
1/11/1963 Old heating tunnel removed and new tunnel built; lower level almost completely enclosed; will enable work to continue even during bad weather; photo.
74 Construction begins for new SCI library
College Eye 57:5, p.1
10/12/1962 Mr. Rod speaks at length about the new facility; photo.
75 Rare book collection has dime novels, first editions
Blow--Barbara Luscomb (Student--1962)
College Eye 56:40, p.3
8/3/1962 Donald Rod talks about the Library's rare book collection; photo.
76 Rod defends library checkout system
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 56:22, p.2
3/9/1962 Most students and faculty members understand the reasons for the exit check and are cooperative.
77 Rod explains library policy
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 56:19, p.2
2/16/1962 Faculty members are granted indefinite checkout periods with expectation that they will be considerate of others.
78 Soil tests taken for new library
College Eye 56:12, p.1
12/8/1961 Hope to break ground in the spring.
79 New SCI library planned for construction in 1963
College Eye 56:6, p.1
10/20/1961 President Maucker and Mr. Rod have visited other libraries to get ideas; description of facilities in the proposed new building; could be completed by fall 1963.
80 Library hours are extended
College Eye 56:1, p.4
9/15/1961 Friday hours extended; Saturday hours shortened.
81 Names needed for new buildings
College Eye 52:28, p.2
4/28/1961 Marshall Beard discusses at length the policies and practice of naming campus buildings; will need to name new men's dormitory, but music, health, and library buildings may need to be named, too.
82 Library staff plans survey
College Eye 52:25, p.1
4/7/1961 Will survey students to gather data for use in planning new building.
83 Library convo here today, Saturday
College Eye 52:7, p.1
10/28/1960 Forty-five college librarians will attend.
84 Librarians convene for conference at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:88, p.1
10/25/1960 Librarians from across eighteen states attend the Conference on Undergraduate Library Education. Professor Donald O. Rod acts as chairman for the conference, which is sponsored by a grant from the American Library Association.
85 Library adds six hours
College Eye 52:1, p.1
9/16/1960 Library will remain open until 8 PM on weekends.
86 Business is booming for library studiers
College Eye 51:38, p.2
7/29/1960 Use of building and circulation of materials is increasing quickly; photo.
87 Far East exhibit goes on display today in library
College Eye 51:37, p.1
88 Forum hits 'censorship' fallacy
College Eye 51:36, p.2
7/15/1960 Three library faculty moderate discussion.
89 Library open until 10 p.m.
College Eye 51:35, p.3
7/8/1960 Mr. Rod cites increased use.
90 Books and society topic for forum due at Commons
College Eye 51:34, p.1
7/1/1960 Library faculty group will discuss censorship.
91 Summer activities scheduled for Commons
College Eye 51:32, p.1
6/17/1960 Schedule of programs.
92 Instruction and Research Plays Vital Part
Old Gold 0:0, p.86
6/1/1960 The Division of Instruction and Research supervises registration, courses, transcripts for graduation, and records of grads. It is also in charge of submitting schedules and other administrative purposes. Faculty from all across campus make up the division; Photos.
93 New Improvements in the Library
Old Gold 0:0, p.100
6/1/1960 Many new features have been added to the Library, Several new rooms , such as a micro-text room containing microfilm and micro-card readers, were added to the Library. The Library also sponsors Alpha Beta Alpha.
94 New system pays off
Rod--Donald Olaf (Library Director)
College Eye 51:24, p.6
3/26/1960 Mr. Rod responds to Jim Riggs' statements concerning the new checkout system at the library.
95 New 'checkpoint' system betters library efficiency
College Eye 51:2, p.1
9/25/1959 Everyone must use east door; material will be checked at the door; new microfilm reading room set up; government documents move to third floor; Youth Collection expanded; more study carrels added.
96 Improvement Is Key Factor in the Library
Old Gold 0:0, p.106
6/1/1959 The new improvements were: new tables and chairs in the reading room, new chargeout desk, showing of student identification cards to check any book out, and expansion of the Browsing Collection; photo.
97 Instruction and Research Handles Registration Procedures
Old Gold 0:0, p.92
6/1/1959 The Division of Instruction and Research has charge of admissions, registration, credits for courses, transcripts for graduation, and records of grades and schedules for every student on/off campus; the Registrar's Office keeps all the statistics; photo.
98 Say, this is one place I've never seen!
College Eye 49:39, p.3
8/1/1958 History of library services and facilities; Mr. Rod comments on his aims for the library; photo.
99 Improvement Is Key-Word at Library
Old Gold 0:0, p.106
6/1/1958 Description of some of the improvements that were made to the library, such as new chairs and the Browsing Collection; photos.
100 Instruction and Research
Old Gold 0:0, p.92
6/1/1958 A brief description of the division along with photos of the heads of the departments; photos.


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