Contact Info & More
Ellen Neuhaus, Coordinator
Click here to submit your article and book requests via ILLiad (Online Forms & Tracking).
Strategic Plan - Rod Library
Rod Library, photo by Elaine Chen
Near or Far
Rod Library is committed to giving UNI distance learners access to the Library's print and electronic collections in a timely manner so that students can successfully complete course assignments and university degrees without having to travel to campus.
To find and use all of Rod Library's resources, go to the Rod Library home page.
All requests for ARTICLES and BOOKS should be submitted through ILLiad. Click here to submit your requests for articles and books via ILLiad. Books will be sent to your home and articles will be scanned and emailed to you.
Chat & Video option is available through your Gmail account. You will need to add me (Ellen Neuhaus) to your "chat list". There is an option to activate the video conferencing. If you don't have a video camera, there is still voice chat with a one-way video chat. Skype chat is also available. Skype ID: ellen.neuhaus
Library registration for distance learners is no longer required.
In order to receive Rod Library's extra document delivery services for distance learners, you must be taking a class through the Continuing Education and Special Services Division and live outside the greater Cedar Falls/Waterloo metropolitan area (See Metropolitan Area box on this page). All currently enrolled UNI students are able to access Rod Library's licensed databases from off campus.
Customized LibGuides (Course Guides) for Distance Education classes offered this Fall 2013 semester.
ADDRESS: Rod Library - University of Northern Iowa
1227 West 27th Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613-3675
OFFICE LOCATION: LIB 270
DIRECT OFFICE PHONE: (319) 273-3739
Cedar Falls/Waterloo Metropolitan Area
Listing of Towns and Cities
If you live within 20 miles from the Cedar Falls/Waterloo metropolitan area, you are as close to Rod Library as many of the on-campus students. The extra document delivery services for distance learners were set up to help students who rarely travel to campus. If you live in one of the cities or towns listed below, you are considered within the Cedar Falls/Waterloo metropolitan area and don't qualify to receive the extra document delivery services.
- Cedar Falls
- Eagle Center
- Elk Run Hts.
- La Porte City
- New Hartford
- Shell Rock