Graduate Research Papers


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The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa houses numerous volumes of material and has many services. The collections are spread throughout the library. Unfortunately, librarians are not always accessible to library users. Considering the size of the collections and amount of services available, the Library Instruction Committee, headed by Mr. Stan Lyle and Mr. Tim Wiles, reference Librarians, decided that there needed to be a synthesizer, or conveyer of all of the library collections and services. A number of information distribution methods were already in place (i.e., tours for groups and handouts to explain a majority of collections and services) but there needed to be one unifying element in the library to lead the individual through the library's maze of information.

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Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Sharon E. Smaldino

Second Advisor

Robert R. Hardman


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