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Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n5, December 2013/January 2013, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Dec 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n5, December 2013/January 2013, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Date Due Stamps
-- Welcome Leila!
-- Interlibrary Loan
-- Great Migration
-- Upcoming Events


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n4, November 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Nov 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n4, November 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Color Printing!
-- Did You Know?
-- Subject Guides
-- Portable Dry Erase Boards
-- Upcoming events


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n3, October 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Oct 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n3, October 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Open Access Week
-- Learning to Teach
-- Banned Books Week
-- Humans vs Zombies is Finally Here!


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n2, September 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Sep 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n2, September 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Ch Ch Ch Changes...
-- ISSR Grant
-- Zombies!
-- Welcome Chris Cox
-- Upcoming Events


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n1, July/August 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Jul 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V5n1, July/August 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Did You Know?
-- Iced Tea or Coffee Anyone!
-- Nooks for Checkout!
-- Self Check!
-- Four More Study Rooms!
-- Library Hours for Summer


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n9, May/June 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. May 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n9, May/June 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Welcome Orientation Groups!
-- Youth Collection Renovation
-- DVD Cleaning
-- Pinterest
-- Zombie Sightings on Campus!
-- Library Hours for Summer


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n8, April 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Apr 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n8, April 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Scholarly Communication
-- National LIbrary Week!
-- Skype Room
-- Finals Prep
-- Library Hours for Finals


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n7, March 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Mar 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n7, March 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- We've Got You Covered!
-- Facebook Contests!
-- Quiet Study Area
-- My Reading History
-- Upcoming events


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n6, February 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Feb 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n6, February 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Renewals
-- Lib Guides
-- New Member on Our Team
-- "Who Am I?" Exhibit
-- Upcoming Events
-- Hunger Games Registration Deadline


The Status Of Statewide Subscription Databases, Karla K. Krueger Jan 2012

The Status Of Statewide Subscription Databases, Karla K. Krueger

Curriculum & Instruction Faculty Publications

This qualitative content analysis presents subscription databases available to school libraries through statewide purchases. The results may help school librarians evaluate grade and subject-area coverage, make comparisons to recommended databases, and note potential suggestions for their states to include in future contracts or for local purchase. All states had similar periodicals‘ indexing vendors; therefore, this study‘s focus was online subject reference databases. Results portrayed seventy-nine unique databases across thirty-three states analyzed. Most states studied (81 percent) had a wide variety of online reference subject content; twenty states (61 percent) included one or more general reference databases; seven states with ...


Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n5, January 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library. Jan 2012

Rod Library Newsletter: Rod Notes, V4n5, January 2012, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.

Rod Library Newsletter

Inside this issue:

-- Tips to Keep You Safe
-- Facebook
-- UNI Hunger Games
-- Upcoming Events


School Library Circulation Records: What Do They Reveal About Boys' Reading Preferences?, Chelsea Sims Jan 2012

School Library Circulation Records: What Do They Reveal About Boys' Reading Preferences?, Chelsea Sims

Graduate Research Papers

The purpose of this study was to examine what if any patterns emerge in the library checkout habits of elementary school age boys in consecutive grades and to compare them to common assumptions of which books boys prefer to read. A quantitative bibliometric method was used to analyze and count the circulation records of forty-four students over a three year period. The circulations to the boys in the study were compared to the circulations to the girls. Records revealed that on average, boys in third grade borrowed more books than the girls in the study, but girls selected more books ...


Teens Read Book Trailers, Jill Besler Jan 2012

Teens Read Book Trailers, Jill Besler

Graduate Research Papers

The Teens Read website was developed as a tool for middle and high school students to use when making book selections. The website features award books from YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, YALSA Teen’s Top Ten, Iowa Teen Award, and Iowa High School book lists. Book trailers are embedded on each page to promote the books as well as an embedded preview for students to get a sneak-peak of the book before selection.


Influence Of Digital Communication On Young Adult Contemporary Fiction, Melissa J. Dagel Jan 2012

Influence Of Digital Communication On Young Adult Contemporary Fiction, Melissa J. Dagel

Graduate Research Papers

Digital communications are profoundly influencing young adult communications; yet little is known about how novels that use digital communications such as text messages, e-mails, or blogs as the voice and point of view. The purpose of this qualitative content analysis was to analyze how select young adult novels portray digital communications themes using the following research questions: What digital communication themes are portrayed in young adult literature that use digital communication as the voice and point of view? In what ways are the digital communication themes developed in these young adult novels? In what ways might these themes inspire young ...


Multicultural Picture Books: Windows And Mirrors, Dawn M. Goodale Jan 2012

Multicultural Picture Books: Windows And Mirrors, Dawn M. Goodale

Graduate Research Papers

Multicultural children’s picture books offer readers views into far away places that can be similar or very different from that of the reader. These picture books can be used to enhance the Social Studies curriculum by offering students new perspectives on other cultures. The researcher employed the five dimensions of global perspectives developed by Robert G. Hanvey (1976) and criteria from the Iowa Core Curriculum Social Studies Standards (grades 3-5), to determine the titles that best exemplified the criteria. Review of related literature included the topics of multicultural education, multicultural literature and reader-text-relationships. The project consists of an annotated ...