Featured Publications

Athletics Media Guides (Athletics)

The athletics media guides provide an impressive amount of information about University of Northern Iowa athletics teams. The earliest guides, produced by George Holmes, cover several sports, usually by fall, winter, and spring seasons. Later guides cover only one sport.

These guides typically present information about coaches and all members of a team, results from the previous season, names of letterwinners, upcoming season prospects, and, occasionally, team history. The later guides include team, individual, and action photographs.

Data Sets

This collection showcases and archives data sets developed through research at the University of Northern Iowa.

Faculty Book Gallery

A Faculty Book Gallery has been developed to showcase the book publications authored and edited by faculty and staff at the University of Northern Iowa.

Department pages have Faculty Book Galleries listing books authored and edited by faculty and staff from specific departments.

To go to Open Access books, click here.

Faculty Senate Documents (Faculty Senate)

Go to the Faculty Senate page in UNI ScholarWorks to find documents arranged in categories: Agendas, Minutes, Faculty Rosters, and Committee Membership Lists.

Frank Lloyd Wright Structures Image Gallery

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and the natural environment, a philosophy called organic architecture.

Over many years, Carl Thurman, a biology professor at the University of Northern Iowa, has compiled a collection of approximately 420 photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright structures. All photographs were taken by Carl Thurman who has designated a Creative Commons 4.0 attribution license to each photo. This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the original work as long as they credit Carl Thurman for the original creation. The photographs in the image gallery are sorted by state and then by the William Storrer inventory number. For more information about Frank Lloyd Wright structures, see the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.


Graduate Research Papers (Division of School Library Studies)

This collection contains Graduate Research Papers written by students in the Division of School Library Studies, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education.

Graduate Research Papers (Student Work)

The graduate research paper can be considered the capstone of the graduate program. For the paper, students synthesize information they have learned throughout the program and apply it to the field experience. To view the Award Winners, click here.

Graduate Student Research

A collection of Graduate Student Research at the University of Northern Iowa.

Honors Program Theses (Honors Program)

The University Honors Program is an intellectually stimulating and socially nurturing community of students of exceptional academic achievement. Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.

From this page, you can browse our Honors Program Theses by academic department or by the year of completion Some theses and dissertations are not eligible for open access.

Browse Honors Program Theses by academic department:

College of Business Administration

Latino Americans Documents (Latino Americans: 500 Years of History)

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative for libraries and other cultural organizations, supports exploration of the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos who have helped shape the United States over the last five centuries and who have become, with more that 50 million people, the country's largest minority group. Rod Library won a competitive grant from the NEA to host a year long series of events celebrating Latino culture and contributions in the United States.

Open Educational Resources (Open Educational Resources)

SPARC considers Open Educational Resources (OER) to be "teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others... [this can include] full courses, course materials, lesson plans, open textbooks, learning objects, videos, games, tests, software, or any other tool, material, or technique that supports access to knowledge."

UNI's Open Educational Resources (OER) collection is featured in the Digital Commons Teaching Commons.

To go to Open Access books, click here.

Patents (University of Northern Iowa)

This University of Northern Iowa Patent collection provides information about each patent, including the patent number, application number, and filing date.

Science Education Update Conference Documents (Science Education Update Conference)

This collection is a set of documents from the Science Education Update Conference held at the University of Northern Iowa.

S.T.O.R.I.E. Time (Human Relations Projects)

Seniors Teach Others Real Intergenerational Experiences (S.T.O.R.I.E.) -- Teacher Education Majors at the University of Northern Iowa are matched with senior adults residing at Western Home Communities. During their ten one-hour meetings, the students and residents are guided in their discussions by the book Gratitude: Affirming One Another through Stories (2013) written by UNI Emeritus Faculty, Dr. Len Froyen. Through conversations and stories, the seniors of both generations are enhancing their understanding, compassion and acceptance of each other. S.T.O.R.I.E. Time gives the seniors a chance to choose a story together that will be written for the book.

Undergraduate Student Work

This collection contains research and creative works by undergraduate students at the University of Northern Iowa. at the University of Northern Iowa. All student works require department, unit, or individual faculty review.

UNI's Undergraduate Student Work collection is featured in the Digital Commons Undergraduate Research Commons.

UNI Commencement Programs

Commencement programs for graduation ceremonies at the University of Northern Iowa are listed below. The university was known as Iowa State Teachers College from 1909 to 1961 and as the State College of Iowa from 1961 to 1967. They are not an official graduate list.

UNI Football Games Films, 1958-1975

In fall 2017, Rod Library Special Collections & University Archives successfully completed a PawPrint fundraising campaign with the UNI Foundation to digitize this collection of football films. With donor support, approximately one third of the collection has been digitized to date.

A special video featuring footage of the Drake University versus Iowa State Teachers College, October 1, 1960 game film, with audio commentary by former player and coach Denny Remmert, former players Randy Buchwald, Marty Stratton, and Bill Salmon, and Associate Vice President of University Advancement Steve Gearhart. This commentary was recorded on May 19, 2018.

University of Northern Iowa Fact Book (Institutional Research & Effectiveness)

The University of Northern Iowa Fact Book is a compilation of basic information including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and budget & finance.