UNI's Rod Library wins ALA award!

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University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has been awarded the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award by the American Library Association, in recognition of a recent crowdfunding project. The successful project allowed library faculty/staff to reach 114% of their fundraising goal, enabling the purchase of a Microsoft Surface Hub for the library's Learning Commons.

The crowdfunding project site, including the creative "Northern Iowa Jones" video, is at: https://pawprint.uni.edu/project/1243

The award press release is available at: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2016/04/gale-cengage-learning-financial-development-award-recipient-named

Rod Library was also featured on the cover of the May 2016 issue of Choice.

Congratulations, Rod Library faculty/staff, on your national recognition!