RodCon: Rod Library's Mini Comic Book Convention

Awards and Outreach

The Rod Library Mini Comic Con won the Association of College and Research Libraries 2015 Innovation in College Librarianship award.  

UNI Community Engagement Celebration Day Social Justice Award for poster presentation

We've had several articles featured in local newspapers such as the Waterloo Courier and the Northern Iowan

https://www.northerniowan.com/10540/showcase/rodcon-2019/

https://www.northerniowan.com/10497/showcase/library-prepares-for-rodcon-2019/#photo

https://www.cedarfallstourism.org/blog/things-to-do/rodcon-2019.aspx

https://www.traveliowa.com/calendar/rodcon-2019/1632940/

http://www.cedarfallstourism.org/blog/things-to-do/rod-con-2018.aspx

https://uni.edu/resources/features/rod-library-hosts-mini-comic-con-0

https://www.library.uni.edu/rodcast/201804/rodcon-making-super-connections

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/uni-comic-sci-fi-confab-beams-into-fifth-year/article_c1df2702-2c72-5923-9d50-dd1e98308143.html

https://www.northerniowan.com/8373/showcase/rodcon-2018/

https://www.northerniowan.com/8308/showcase/rodcon-brings-in-all-kinds-of-comic-book-fans/

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/superheroes-comic-book-fans-converge-on-uni/article_7c3c8917-1db3-5923-84b9-cca773437882.html

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/comic-book-creator-speaks-at-rod-library/article_9e1d65e4-01fb-5944-ae43-5377844c5897.html

http://wcfcourier.com/photos-mini-comic-con-at-uni-s-rod-library/collection_19f17757-8224-5f0e-a691-1331604071f8.html

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/03/27/things-to-do-in-iowa-this-weekend-if-you-like-comics/

http://www.northerniowan.com/5968/showcase/panther-portrait-fourth-annual-rod-con/

https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/women-in-comics-discussed-at-uni-presentation/article_8e3bd43b-48d6-5032-acce-aca1d1934f54.html

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/rodcon-brings-brings-out-fans-of-comic-books-science-fiction/article_63e0c065-4027-5b50-9604-5a6f837dc429.html

https://youtu.be/lMGigq50JWg

https://youtu.be/Wue27jqkzAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CssUIJpRobQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1y3Y6g0ukc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zx3r35Rq84

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Ijt07-YII

https://youtu.be/8HRr4eDBD2I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0r4So3x6V4Q

https://youtu.be/8BcccQjqnwc

https://youtu.be/lFe_DHnnzUs

https://youtu.be/IBkw3FgiVxQ

https://indexuni.library.uni.edu/page-image/ni201400000406jpg

https://indexuni.library.uni.edu/page-image/ni201400000413jpg

https://indexuni.library.uni.edu/page-image/ni201300000437jpg