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Bag-a-Buck Book Sale at Stapleton Library

If you’re looking for books, IUP Libraries has just the thing December 1–16. During the Hawk Cellar Book Sale on the ground floor of Stapleton Library, you can pick up a bag of books selected by the IUP Libraries book sale team for just $1.

Posted on 11/29/2016 9:56:13 AM

IUP Libraries Sponsoring Holiday Book Drive for Children

IUP Libraries is sponsoring an “Angels’ Wings” Book Drive in cooperation with The Indiana Gazette and the Indiana County Community Action Program to purchase new books for disadvantaged children.

Posted on 11/11/2016 1:22:34 PM

Final Fall 2016 Lunch & Learn Sessions

The IUP Libraries and Center for Teaching Excellence will sponsor two more Lunch & Learn sessions for faculty members this semester: November 17 and December 2. While the Crimson Cafe, Java City, and Subway can offer food for the body, we will provide food for thought.

Posted on 11/9/2016 6:41:09 PM

Come to IUP Libraries’ Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that provides the books kids want to read. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. It will be held Tuesday, November 15, through Thursday, November 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:21:48 PM

Heider Publishes Book on Service Learning

Kelly Heider, education librarian, edited a book for Springer Publishing titled Service Learning as Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education: Theory, Research, and Practice.

Posted on 10/24/2016 1:26:12 PM

Rahkonen Discusses “Musical Syncretism among Finnish Americans”

Carl Rahkonen, Music librarian, presented a paper titled “Musical Syncretism among Finnish Americans” at Finn Forum XI: Transnational Finnish Mobilities, held September 28–October 1, 2016, at the Institute of Migration in Turku, Finland.

Posted on 10/6/2016 3:05:17 PM

IUP Libraries’ Fall Brown Bag Lunch-and-Learn Sessions

The Library will host Brown Bag Lunch-and-Learns on the first Friday and third Thursday of each month of the fall semester. The topics will include webinars, live vendor demos, and technology updates.

Posted on 9/21/2016 8:47:17 AM

Dean of Libraries Welcomes New and Returning Students and Faculty

Luis Gonzalez, dean of Libraries, welcomes new and returning students, faculty, and staff to the 2016-17 academic year and highlights resources that are available.

Posted on 9/2/2016 10:18:10 AM

Rahkonen Presents in New Orleans on Finnish Tango

Carl Rahkonen, music librarian, presented a paper titled “From Argentina, to Finland, and America: The Tango as a Musical Connection” at the 106th national meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study in New Orleans on April 30, 2016.

Posted on 5/5/2016 11:19:20 AM

Spring 2016 Library Newsletter Available

Check out the spring 2016 IUP Libraries newsletter to see a recap of this semester's library events, new services and resources, and more.

Posted on 5/2/2016 11:05:37 AM

De-Stress Fest Spring 2016 Schedule

Schedule of events at IUP Libraries related to relaxing and having success over stress.

Posted on 4/24/2016 8:52:46 PM

IUP Libraries PowerPoint/Poster Contest Extended!

The deadline for submissions for the IUP Libraries PowerPoint/Poster Contest has been extended until April 25, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. Consider entering to win an awesome prize!

Posted on 4/18/2016 3:03:21 PM

IUP Libraries To Celebrate National Library Week

IUP Libraries will celebrate National Library Week 2016 with various activities happening in the library, online, and around campus at the beginning of April.

Posted on 3/22/2016 11:00:55 AM

Brown Bag Lunch and Learns at IUP Libraries, March and April

This Friday, March 4, begins the March and April offerings in the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series. Here are highlights and the schedule.

Posted on 3/3/2016 2:52:16 PM

IUP Libraries’ February Library Lunch and Learn Schedule

IUP Libraries plan to hold Lunch and Learns every Friday throughout the semester. The February schedule is now available for all to make plans to attend.

Posted on 2/4/2016 2:48:18 PM

24x5 Hours Resume January 31 in Stapleton Library

Back by popular demand, the 24x5 extended hours will resume in Stapleton.

Posted on 1/25/2016 8:52:37 AM

Three Selected for First IUP Libraries Employees Scholarship

Employees of the IUP Libraries, recognizing the need for more scholarships on campus, stepped up and offered to create a scholarship through their own philanthropy.

Posted on 12/11/2015 1:57:13 PM

Mini-Recital: Sibelius at 150

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Jean Sibelius’ birth with a mini-recital of Sibelius chamber music in the Commons of the Orendorff Music Library on December 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Posted on 12/4/2015 2:22:51 PM

IUP Libraries Fall 2015 Newsletter Available

Meet some of the new faces at the library, remember and honor other important ones at the library, learn about library events (such as De-stress Fest), and learn about some of the great services we offered to IUP students, faculty, and staff.

Posted on 11/23/2015 10:35:43 AM

De-stress Fest for Fall 2015

IUP Libraries will hold activities in the library to help students reduce their stress, increase their focus, and succeed academically! As we’ve done in the past, the IUP Libraries will offer activities and opportunities for students to take a much-needed break during the last week of classes.

Posted on 11/23/2015 8:55:56 AM

Angels' Wings Book Drive at IUP Libraries

The IUP Libraries, in cooperation with the Indiana Gazette and the Indiana County Community Action Program, is sponsoring the Angels’ Wings Book Drive from now until December 14.

Posted on 11/16/2015 2:33:12 PM

Scholastic Book Fair at IUP Libraries, November 17–19

The Scholastic Book Fair will run from November 17 to November 19 in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 11/16/2015 2:18:39 PM

Presentation to Address Open Access and Changes in Digital Scholarship

Learn about the changing landscape of research and information access, institutional repositories, open access journals, and the present and future state of digital scholarship at a presentation on Thursday, November 12.

Posted on 11/10/2015 1:07:20 PM

Your Help is Needed for Survey About Library's Service

All members of the IUP community are encouraged to take the online Library LibQual survey to ascertain our users’ perceptions of Stapleton Library service quality.

Posted on 11/4/2015 1:50:44 PM

IUP Libraries Reference/E-book Focus Group

All students are invited to attend one of the IUP Libraries E-book/Reference Focus Group events.

Posted on 11/2/2015 2:00:07 PM

Additional Opportunities to Hear Cantus

The IUP Libraries and the Lively Arts will feature the men's vocal ensemble Cantus in their first noontime outreach as part of the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial series. It takes place from 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015, in the Stapleton Library Commons next to Java City.

Posted on 10/30/2015 10:18:23 AM

Franklin-Rahkonen and Rahkonen Serve on Program Committee for FinnFest USA

Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen of the History Department and Carl Rahkonen, music librarian, both served on the program committee for the national FinnFest USA, which took place in Buffalo, N.Y. on October 9–11, 2015.

Posted on 10/27/2015 10:21:47 AM

Announcing Winter Lunch and Learn Sessions at IUP Libraries

The Library will continue to host Brown Bag Lunch and Learns beginning on Friday, October 30. The topics will include webinars, live vendor demos, and technology updates. 

Posted on 10/23/2015 10:50:48 AM

24/5 Hours Resume at the Library

The IUP Libraries is happy to announce 24/5 hours at Stapleton Library resumed Sunday September 27.

Posted on 9/25/2015 3:30:22 PM

Alumnus Luckey Donates His Folkmen Guitar

Alan Luckey ’87, M’89 donated his custom 12-string guitar that he played as a member of the 1960’s award-winning, IUP-based folk music group the Folkmen to the IUP Libraries Special Collections.

Posted on 9/22/2015 11:05:40 AM

Announcing IUP Libraries’ September Brown Bag Lunch and Learns

The IUP Libraries will host "Brown Bag Lunch and Learns" on most Fridays this semester. The topics will include webinars, live vendor demos, and technology updates.

Posted on 9/9/2015 2:18:21 PM

IUP Libraries Hawk’s Cellar Book Sale

Donated items or items removed from and no longer supporting the collection development policies of IUP Libraries will be made available for purchase in the Hawk’s Cellar, open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. when the university is in session.

Posted on 9/4/2015 12:33:50 PM

IUP Libraries Thanks Alliance of Therapy Dogs

The IUP Libraries thanks Alliance of Therapy Dogs for participating in the 2015 Welcome Weekend event.

Posted on 8/26/2015 8:25:28 AM

NEA Awards Grant to IUP for University Museum Exhibition

The IUP Research Institute, on behalf of the University Museum, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the 2016 University Museum Exhibition that will feature the artwork and archival collection of American artist Milton H. Bancroft (1866–1947).

Posted on 6/2/2015 12:37:10 PM

De-Stress Fest at IUP Libraries: Schedule for Spring 2015

Several IUP departments, organizations, and clubs will be offering the following stress-busting activities during finals week in the Library. Check out Finals Week in the Library for updates to the schedule below. Recover and Re-energize: Wii Gaming Galore and More Thursday, April 30, from noon–9:00 p.m. by

Posted on 4/27/2015 10:24:06 AM

Terpis Presents on Strategies for Collaboration

Assistant Dean of Libraries for Assessment and Development Katherine Terpis presented a pre-conference session on “Strategies for Collaboration” at the 2015 conference for the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network in San Diego, California. IUP Libraries

Posted on 4/27/2015 8:57:35 AM

IUP Libraries Spring 2015 Newsletter is Available

Meet some of the new faces at the library, learn about library events (such as National Library Week), and see some of the great services we offered to IUP students, faculty, and staff during spring 2015.

Posted on 4/24/2015 10:43:46 AM

IUP Libraries National Library Week Poster Contest Winners

What can IUP students accomplish? IUP Libraries believe that the sky is the limit, and the possibilities are unlimited. What are some of these possibilities, and how does the library support student success? We asked students to answer these questions in the form of a poster and enter their work into a National Libr

Posted on 4/20/2015 12:02:43 PM

Web of Science on Thursday, April 16

IUP Libraries will host a session on “Web of Science” during National Library Week 2015. Please join Michael Bragg for an update session on this important research tool. Thursday April 16 2:00–3:00 pm Stabley 101 The session will include: How faculty are using funding data to gain knowledge of

Posted on 4/13/2015 10:22:25 AM

Try Twitter Bingo or Vote Online for the Best Poster during Library Week

Participate in National Library Week 2015 with twitter bingo and online voting for our poster contest.

Posted on 4/10/2015 12:14:22 PM

Hawk’s Cellar, Book Sale Grand Opening!

Help give some gently used books a new home with IUP faculty and students and community members. Donated or items removed from and no longer supporting the Collection Development Policies of IUP Libraries will be made available for purchase in the Hawk’s Cellar. Beginning April 13, 2015, the start of Nationa

Posted on 4/9/2015 7:01:54 PM

Grist for the Mill Plays at Orendorff Music Library, April 17

Local “back-porch swing” band Grist for the Mill will hold an informal concert on Friday, April 17, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons of the Orendorff Music Library, Room 101, Cogswell Hall, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The group has performed around the Indiana area in various combinatio

Posted on 4/9/2015 9:13:37 AM

“Social Media Sundae: What’s Your Flavor?” is National Library Week Feature Event

IUP Libraries , in collaboration with the Public Relations Student Society of America during National Library Week 2015, is sponsoring “Social Media Sundae: What’s Your Flavor?” in the HUB Allegheny Room on Friday, April 17, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Four special guest panelists—Luis Almeida, John Lowery, Ellen

Posted on 4/8/2015 12:20:49 PM

Holocaust Remembrance Events Display

Please visit the first floor of the IUP Libraries to view the display of photographs, books, and information about the Jewish Holocaust during World War II. The displays are part of the schedule of Holocaust Remembrance events during the week of April 12, 2015, which is also National Library Week.

Posted on 4/1/2015 4:04:14 PM

Unlimited Possibilities: Events for IUP Libraries National Library Week 2015

IUP Libraries will celebrate National Library Week 2015 with various events happening in the library, online, and around campus on April 12–17.

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:46:46 PM

Publishing Coffee House, Sponsored by IUP Libraries

Come join IUP librarians at Stapleton Library’s Java City Area on Friday, April 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for coffee and information on how to utilize the library’s resources to help guide you in the publication submission process.  The pressure

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:37:33 PM

Unlimited Possibilities at the IUP Libraries Poster Contest

Students are spending more time than ever in the library: reading books, watching videos, doing research and using computers, studying with friends, working on projects—the possibilities are endless! This National Library Week, we want to know what place, service, or resource you like best about the IUP Libraries .

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:35:40 PM

Library Student Advisory Council: Meeting March 23

The Library Student Advisory Council (LSAC) is a group of undergraduate and graduate students working to solicit feedback, ideas, and advice from the IUP community concerning library resources, services, and policies. By appointing a member from your organization, you will ensure representation in LSAC.  What We Do:

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:25:30 PM

Royal Commission in the IUP Special Collections

This British Army commission of Captain Charles Rose was signed by King George III on January 28, 1795. King George III, who reigned from 1760 to 1820, was king of Great Britain during both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. This document can be found in the IUP Libraries online catalog by searching f

Posted on 3/3/2015 2:27:25 PM

Reminder: IUP Library Open 24/5

The IUP Stapleton Library is open 24/5! What is 24/5? The Library is Open 24 Hours/5 Days a Week! Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–Friday: 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Between 12:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.: Only Stapleton Library first floor is open. Only IUP students, faculty, and staff will be

Posted on 2/25/2015 3:26:12 PM

Barefoot Joins IUP Libraries Faculty as Information Literacy Librarian

We are delighted to announce that on Monday, February 23, 2015, Maria Barefoot joined the IUP Libraries faculty as information literacy librarian and library instruction coordinator. Barefoot will lead our information literacy efforts, promoting information literacy instruction and the value of library research skills

Posted on 2/23/2015 2:25:44 PM

Library Student Advisory Council Meeting, March 2

The Library Student Advisory Council (LSAC) is a group of undergraduate and graduate students working to solicit feedback, ideas, and advice from the IUP community concerning library resources, services, and policies. By appointing a member from your organization, you will ensure representation in LSAC.

Posted on 2/16/2015 3:14:36 PM

Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Display in the Stapleton Library

The IUP Special Collections and University Archives is located in 302 Stapleton Library and is open to the public for research.  This display contains Civil War trench art, rare books, artifacts, and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia from Manuscript Group 136 , which was donated by Dr. Earl Hunt of Joh

Posted on 2/11/2015 3:18:35 PM

Library Student Advisory Council February 2015 Meeting

First spring 2015 semester meeting of the Library Student Advisory Council.

Posted on 2/10/2015 10:47:41 AM

Heider and Jalongo Publish Book on Young Children in the Information Age

IUP faculty members Kelly Heider and Mary Jalongo collaborated to edit Young Children and Families in the Information Age: Applications of Technology in Early Childhood . Heider is a professor in the library, and Jalongo is a professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education. Young Children and

Posted on 1/24/2015 1:36:48 PM

Save Money: Check Library Reserves for Textbooks

Why place books on Reserve at the IUP Libraries? The rising cost of textbooks leads many students to either delay the purchase of required reading materials, or even skip buying them completely. Many turn to the IUP Libraries as a possible source. While we do not collect copies of current textbooks, we do provid

Posted on 1/21/2015 2:37:42 PM

De-Stress Fest at IUP Libraries: Schedule for Fall 2014

Several IUP departments, organizations, and clubs will be offering the following stress-busting activities during finals week in the Library. Check out Finals Week in the Library for updates to the schedule below. ​ Food for Finals (Assorted cookies, brownies, regular coffee, decaf, and hot tea) Sunda

Posted on 11/30/2014 4:53:58 PM

IUP Libraries Fall 2014 Newsletter Available

Read the fall newsletter from the IUP Libraries and learn about some big changes at the library.

Posted on 11/21/2014 2:54:59 PM

December Library Student Advisory Council Meeting

The Library Student Advisory Council is a fun way to interact with other students, provide feedback, plan events, and be a part of a formal mechanism to ensure that undergraduate and graduate student input is integrated into actionable goals during the formation of the University Libraries’ strategic plan. Next Meet

Posted on 11/18/2014 8:03:30 PM

Learn About the Perks of Being LinkedIn

First Commonwealth Bank, along with the IUP Career and Professional Development Center , the IUP Libraries , and the IUP Society for Human Resource Management  present “The Perks of Being LinkedIn” on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Stabley Library, room 201. Seating is limited,

Posted on 11/12/2014 9:57:31 AM

Studio 1b Ready to Open At the IUP Libraries

The new video recording facility will open November 11 on the second floor of Stabley Library.

Posted on 11/7/2014 10:05:13 AM

Library Student Advisory Council Meeting

The Library Student Advisory Council is a fun way to interact with other students that enjoy having their voices heard while being a part of a formal mechanism to ensure that undergraduate and graduate student input is integrated into actionable goals during the formation of the University Libraries strategic

Posted on 11/6/2014 12:17:14 PM

Your Voice Matters! Join the Library Student Advisory Council

We want to hear from you! The IUP Libraries is forming a Library Student Advisory Council (LSAC) to solicit your feedback, ideas, and advice about a wide array of library topics.

Posted on 10/6/2014 10:58:07 AM

IUP Libraries Committee Provides Copyright Resources for Faculty

The IUP Libraries copyright committee has assembled a list of guidelines, FAQs, and best practices to help faculty understand and adhere to the copyright restrictions governing classroom materials. 

Posted on 10/6/2014 8:50:30 AM

Banned Books Read Out at Stapleton Library, September 24

Celebrate the freedom to read! Join a Read Out at IUP Libraries in celebration of Banned Books Week.

Posted on 9/11/2014 12:40:59 PM

Library Scavenger Hunt for Fall 2014

Complete the Fall 2014 library scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes!

Posted on 9/8/2014 4:42:23 PM

Newly Renovated Stabley Second Floor Reopens

The IUP Libraries is pleased to announce the reopening of the second floor of Stabley. Although we are still putting some finishing touches on the renovation, the space is available for individual and group study. Newly painted walls and carpet enhance the study atmosphere while the amazing furniture provides c

Posted on 9/8/2014 3:22:00 PM

Folkmen on Display at IUP Libraries, and Reunion Concert at Homecoming

The Folkmen, an award-winning folk music group at Indiana State College (and later IUP) in the 1960s, has marked the 50 th anniversary of the group’s formation with a Homecoming concert and the release of a new book, Changing Times: The Folkmen at IUP, 1963–1969 , written by Alan Luckey ’87, M’89, a member of the

Posted on 9/4/2014 4:19:29 PM

Library Orientation for Summer 2014 Graduate Students

New here this summer and think you could benefit from a quick introduction to the IUP Libraries and their services, resources, and spaces? Interested in a quick review of what the IUP Libraries have to offer? Want to learn about the new i-Search Discovery Tool? Have questions that you would like to have addressed?

Posted on 7/8/2014 9:18:52 AM

IUP Libraries Introduces i-Search on website

IUP Libraries is proud to announce the addition of i-Search , a discovery search tool, to the IUP Libraries website. Now you can use i-Search to find out what kinds of resources exist to help you with your studies, research, and assignments, right from the IUP Libraries home page . i-Search is powered by EBSCO Dis

Posted on 7/7/2014 10:17:36 AM

NEH Grant Supports Collection Assessment and Workshop

A National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to the University Museum and the IUP Special Collections and University Archives will be used to assess the preservation needs of the Wilbur Coffman Photograph Collection and to offer a workshop on the care of photographic collections. As part of the NEH

Posted on 5/29/2014 11:48:33 AM

New Special Collections Display of Rare Books

The IUP Special Collections and University Archives has a new display case on the first floor of Stapleton Library next to the Circulation Desk. Currently on display are rare works, including facsimiles from the Gutenberg Bible and original texts such as a Torah printed in London in 1566. Visit Special

Posted on 4/30/2014 2:01:38 PM

IUP Libraries Spring 2014 Newsletter is Out

Find out what’s going on at the library in our Spring 2014 Newsletter. See what students think of our new 24/5 hours, National Library Week events, the new I-Search tool, and more.

Posted on 4/14/2014 8:29:17 AM

Rahkonen Presents on Finnish American Composer Martti Nisonen

Carl Rahkonen, music librarian, presented a paper entitled “Finnish American Composer Martti Nisonen and World War II” at the national meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, part of the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies at Yale University on March 13, 2014. Nisonen was inv

Posted on 3/24/2014 2:26:23 PM

IUP Libraries Expo Prize Winners

We are happy to announce the winners of the prize drawings from last month’s Library Expo! Prize  Vendor/Sponsor  Winner  $25 Amazon Gift Card  EBSCO  Tewero Te

Posted on 3/13/2014 12:05:11 PM

IUP Libraries Receives Civil War Pardon Signed by Abraham Lincoln

This week, the IUP Libraries  Special Collections and University Archives received a new donation of tremendous research potential, a Civil War pardon signed by President Abraham Lincoln. The 1865 pardon is part of Dr. Earl Hunt’s Abraham Lincoln Collection (Manuscript Group 136), which includes research, publicatio

Posted on 3/5/2014 8:23:21 AM

Put Down Your Laptop, Open Up Your Mind.

On Thursday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m. in Stabley 210, Luis Almeida of Communications Media kicks off Spring Fever weekend events and the National Day of Unplugging with a screening of his “Breaking Free from Technology” TEDx Talk and a thoughtful look at the impact of the constant use of technology in education and soc

Posted on 2/27/2014 7:19:30 AM

Workshops on Library Databases JSTOR and Web of Science

Expand your research skills with workshops that provide an overview of JSTOR and Web of Science. Both sessions are open to all IUP faculty and students, and attendance  vouchers will be available. Questions can be directed to Joann Janosko ( janosko@iup.edu ). Please see below for details. JSTOR Workshop Wednesd

Posted on 2/20/2014 4:38:02 PM

IUP Libraries to Host Database Expo

On Thursday, February 27, IUP Libraries will host representatives from major database vendors to inform students and faculty about our databases’ uses, content, and functionality.

Posted on 2/19/2014 3:06:25 PM

Library VIP Program

The IUP Libraries encourages students to use the library with the VIP Rewards Program. Studies suggest that students who visit and use the library and its resources more are also more likely to succeed academically. IUP Libraries wants to encourage students to visit the library and use its resources and services

Posted on 2/17/2014 5:45:25 PM

Parking for Late-Night Hours at the Library

IUP Libraries is happy to announce that Campus Police has authorized the use of the Clark Hall parking lot during the late-night hours of 12:45–7:00 a.m. Please note: This is only Monday through Friday morning. Please do not park in any reserved or special needs spaces. IUP Libraries

Posted on 2/12/2014 12:54:17 PM

Now Accepting Nominations for IUP Social Media Leader Awards

Students whose social media presence uplifts the IUP community are invited to nominate themselves for a Social Media Leader Award.

Posted on 2/3/2014 4:05:53 PM

IUP Libraries 24/5 Hours “Kick Off” on Sunday, February 2

IUP Libraries’ hours will go to a 24/5 schedule starting February 2, 2014.

Posted on 1/29/2014 3:18:59 PM

Blues Artist Corey Harris Presents Noontime Mini-Performance at IUP Libraries

At noon on Wednesday, February 5 , IUP Libraries will host a sneak preview mini-performance and Q&A with blues artist Corey Harris. The event will take place in Stapleton Library, in the alcove across from Java City. Corey Harris is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and band leader who has carved

Posted on 1/28/2014 12:54:55 PM

Six O’Clock Series: Harnessing the Power of Social Media

IUP Libraries will host a Six O’Clock Series panel discussion about the complexities of maintaining an online identity on Monday, February 3, from 6:00–7:30 p.m. in the Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 1/21/2014 12:43:19 PM

2013–2014 Winter Session Library Hours

IUP Libraries will be open limited hours during the 2013–2014 Winter Session. Please plan accordingly! Library hours during the rest of December and January will be as follows: December 14–15: Closed (Commencement) December 16–20: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. December 21–January 1: Closed January 2

Posted on 12/10/2013 12:32:25 PM

IUP Libraries’ Fall 2013 Newsletter Now Available!

Learn about new extended hours, video tutorials covering frequently asked questions, new materials and study spaces, and our staff and student workers.

Posted on 12/3/2013 1:07:31 PM

De-stress and Achieve Success During Finals with IUP Libraries (Extended Hours, Stress Reduction, Food, etc.)

IUP Libraries are here to help you through your finals! Librarians are on hand to aid you in finding, accessing, and using the best resources for your assignments, and we’re extending hours and offering extra support during this stressful time.

Posted on 11/21/2013 11:43:22 AM

Library Announces 2013–2014 Winter Session Reference Service Hours

The IUP Libraries will offer Winter Session reference services from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during the 2013–2014 Winter Session. Check out the Winter Session Reference schedule for the specific dates and times that a reference librarian will be available to help you.

Posted on 11/13/2013 8:28:25 AM

Library Student Advisory Group Meeting Open to All Students

There will be a meeting of the Library Student Advisory Group in Stabley 210 at 7:00 p.m. on November 18, 2013. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Pizza will be provided! The Student Advisory Group is a group of students who meet periodically with representatives from IUP Libraries to provi

Posted on 11/12/2013 12:31:44 PM

Musical Improvisational Group Presents Special Mini-Performance

At noon on Tuesday, November 19, IUP Libraries will host a one-hour lecture/demonstration from the musical improvisational group Baby Wants Candy. The event will take place in Stapleton Library, in the alcove across from Java City. Presented through the partnership of the Lively Arts and IUP Libraries and

Posted on 11/12/2013 12:16:29 PM

Construction for 24/5 Library Hours Has Begun!

Last year, students told us they needed longer hours at the library. This year, we’re happy to announce that construction for 24/5 hours is underway!   The new 24/5 hours will span from Sunday to Friday and will only include access to the first floor of Stapleton Library. No services will be offered afte

Posted on 10/30/2013 1:49:44 PM

Scholastic Book Fair 2013 at Stapleton Library

IUP Libraries will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Tuesday–Thursday, November 19–21, in Stabley Library. The fair will feature the latest and finest titles for kids, Spanish language books, bargain books, school supplies, and even books of interest to adults.

Posted on 10/28/2013 11:03:58 PM

Rahkonen Presents on Music of World War II

Carl Rahkonen, music librarian, will present a lecture on “The Music of the Second World War” on Wednesday, October 16, in Keith Hall, room 243, at 7:00 p.m. The lecture is sponsored by the Indiana Free Library and the IUP History Department as part of their series

Posted on 10/14/2013 11:22:09 AM

Food and Nutrition Student Wins an iPad Mini for Completing the Library Scavenger Hunt

Over 100 students completed the library scavenger hunt throughout September and received a free t-shirt and entry to win an iPad Mini. On Tuesday, September 30 , Anna Yusimova’s name was selected to win the iPad Mini from all the entries. Anna is a Nutrition major and found the scavenger hunt helpful in le

Posted on 10/4/2013 10:22:16 AM

Play Library B-I-N-G-O and Win Prizes!

Now through the end of the semester, IUP students are invited to play Library BINGO and win prizes ranging from water bottles to USB drives, plus a chance to win a pizza party for 10 people!

Posted on 10/1/2013 2:58:35 PM

IUP Librarian Cracks “Into the Wild” Mystery

IUP Librarian Ron Hamilton helped crack the mystery of Chris McCandless’s death. McCandless was the subject of Jon Krakauer’s best-selling book Into the Wild, later made into an award-winning film directed by Sean Penn. Controversy surrounds the death, which some view as the result of arrogance and stupidity, others as the result of accidental poisoning.

Posted on 9/20/2013 6:45:15 AM

IUP Libraries to Host Six O’Clock Series: “Censorship vs. Freedom of Information”

In celebration of Banned Books Week, IUP Libraries will host this Six O’Clock Series panel discussion on Monday, September 23, from 6:00–7:30 p.m. at the HUB in the Ohio Room.

Posted on 9/13/2013 10:23:33 AM

IUP Libraries to Offer New Search Tool Workshop

IUP Libraries will offer an EBSCO Discovery Service workshop for faculty and students who want to learn how to use this new tool in their research or coursework or to support student research. The workshop takes place on Monday, September 9, from 4:00–6:00 p.m. in Stabley 201. For a quick overview, watch this vide

Posted on 9/5/2013 12:02:01 PM

Libraries Adds Additional Weekend Hours

The IUP Libraries is pleased respond to requests for additional weekend hours.

Posted on 8/29/2013 8:37:19 AM

Complete the Library Scavenger Hunt for a Chance to Win an iPad Mini!

Just getting started at IUP and want to learn how to get support for your research and course work at the IUP Libraries? Looking for a fun and educational program for your student association? IUP Libraries has you covered with the library scavenger hunt. Bonus: Students who complete the scavenger hunt bef

Posted on 8/27/2013 9:40:23 AM

Libraries Offers New Public Study Carrel Option

Purpose: Public study carrels are to be used for independent study or research. Considerations: Public carrels are available on a “first-come, first-served” basis and may not be reserved. Only one person may use an individual public carrel at a time. Groups of two or more studying together should u

Posted on 8/26/2013 10:38:59 AM

Win $50 at the Co-Op Store While Helping the IUP Libraries

IUP Libraries invite you to enter a drawing for a $50 gift certificate from The Co-Op Store in exchange for 10–15 minutes of your time.

Posted on 8/23/2013 12:59:29 PM

Library Reference Services Available During Summer Sessions

During all three Summer Sessions, librarians will be available to answer research and library–related questions.

Posted on 5/16/2013 10:16:42 AM

Rahkonen Presents on Finnish-American Musician in Estonia

Carl Rahkonen, music librarian, presented a paper entitled “Wilho Saari: Finnish American Kantele Master” at the seventh International Baltic Psaltery Symposium in Viljandi, Estonia, on March 24, 2013. The Baltic psaltery, a type of zither, is the national instrument of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland. T

Posted on 5/6/2013 10:49:19 AM

Extended Library Hours for the End of Semester

Beginning Saturday, May 4, the IUP Libraries will extend its hours to accommodate end-of-term academic activity. Hours will be as follows: Saturday, May 4 and 11 11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 5 and 12 1:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. Monday–Thursday, May 6–9 7:45 a.m.–2:00 a.m. Friday, May 10 7:45 a.m.–7:00

Posted on 5/1/2013 3:07:52 PM

IUP Libraries Congratulates Video Contest Winners

The IUP Libraries would like to congratulate the winners of the “#itsatIUPLibraries” National Library Week video contest ! We had many excellent entries, and we would like to thank everyone who submitted a video. This year’s winners are: First Place : Gretchen Nisbet Second Place : Anthony Bonelli, Alex

Posted on 4/25/2013 12:09:16 PM

IUP Libraries Are Winners!

On April 22, 2013, IUP Libraries won Oxford University Press’ National Library Week photo contest! The prize for the contest is a brand new HP Pavilion Notebook PC, which will join our collection of circulating laptops that can be checked out for four days. In addition to the laptop, OUP posted our photo on their Tu

Posted on 4/23/2013 2:04:37 PM

Heider, Janicki, Janosko, Knupp, and Rahkonen Publish on the Value of Academic Libraries

Faculty librarians Kelly Heider, Sandra Janicki, Joann Janosko, Blaine Knupp, and Carl Rahkonen published an article in Library Philosophy and Practice entitled “ Faculty Perceptions of the Value of Academic Libraries: A Mixed Method Study .” This article details the findings of a year-long study at IUP Libraries

Posted on 4/15/2013 3:41:02 PM

IUP to Host Niagara Chapter Meeting of Society for Ethnomusicology

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, IUP will host the annual meeting of the Niagara Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, in Cogswell Hall Room 102, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The meeting will feature presentations and panels on various kinds of music from around the world. View the full program (pdf). Please

Posted on 4/9/2013 10:24:36 AM

Lipsky and Hamer to Present on College Study Skills in Breakfast and a Book Series, April 24

The IUP Libraries Breakfast and a Book speaker series will feature two faculty authors, Sally Lipsky and Arden Hamer, from the Department of Developmental Studies this month.

Posted on 4/8/2013 1:48:58 PM

National Library Week 2013: #itsatIUPLibraries

During the week of April 14–20, IUP Libraries joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week with the theme #itsatIUPLibraries. Here’s a list of great activities we’re offering all week to showcase how IUP Libraries support students, staff, and faculty success through a variety of essential reso

Posted on 4/6/2013 4:39:59 PM

IUP Libraries’ Spring 2013 Newsletter Available

Find out what’s going on in the IUP Libraries in our Spring 2013 newsletter ! Learn about new resources, discover upcoming events, and get helpful advice for using the library to the fullest. IUP Libraries  

Posted on 4/3/2013 2:06:00 PM

Library Hours for Spring Break

The IUP Libraries will be open over Spring Break, but with limited hours. Normal hours resume Monday, March 25, 2013. Please plan accordingly! The hours for Spring Break will be as follows: Sunday, March 17: Closed Monday, March 18–Friday, March 22: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23: Closed Su

Posted on 3/15/2013 9:54:17 AM

Library Student Advisory Group Meeting, March 7 (Open to All Students)

There will be a meeting of the Library Student Advisory Group in Stabley 210 at 3:30 p.m. on March 7, 2013. All students are welcome to attend, and pizza and refreshments will be served! The Student Advisory Group is a group of students who meet periodically with representatives from IUP Libraries to provide feed

Posted on 3/5/2013 1:09:04 PM

Access to OVID Nursing Full Text Plus via IUP Libraries

The IUP Libraries now offers access to OVID Nursing Full Text Plus, a comprehensive and cost-effective single source of premier current journal content.

Posted on 2/11/2013 8:46:12 AM

Breakfast and a Book: Shiring to Present on Professional Catering

Stephen Shiring, associate professor of hospitality management, will discuss his new textbook, Professional Catering, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, as part of the IUP Libraries Breakfast and a Book speaker series.

Posted on 2/4/2013 1:52:16 PM

Fifth Annual Library Video Contest: #itsatIUPLibraries

The IUP Libraries is happy to announce the fifth annual Library Video Contest in celebration of National Library Week 2013 (April 14–20), and we invite all IUP students to participate! Follow the Twitter hashtag #itsatIUPLibraries for latest updates.

Posted on 2/1/2013 1:36:26 PM

“Chronicle of Higher Education” Online Through IUP Libraries

Chronicle Online is here! IUP Libraries is happy to announce that, with the assistance of the Keystone Library Network, Chronicle Online— the online counterpart to the Chronicle of Higher Education —is now available to all IUP students, faculty, and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the premier so

Posted on 1/31/2013 10:20:01 AM

Reference Services Available During Winter Session

During Winter Session, librarians will be available to answer research questions at the reference desk in Stapleton Library, by telephone, and online via the Ask a Librarian service. Reference will be offered during the following times: January 2–8: 10:00a.m.–4:00p.m. January 9–15: 10:00a.m.–4:00p.m. Ja

Posted on 12/13/2012 3:23:32 PM

Free Hot Chocolate and Cookies in Stapleton Lobby, December 12

Students, enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies from the APSCUF faculty union in the lobby of Stapleton Library on Wednesday, December 12, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Posted on 12/7/2012 10:13:47 AM

The IUP Libraries Fall 2012 Newsletter Is Out

What's been happening at the Library? Get the news!

Posted on 12/3/2012 12:57:00 PM

Extended Library Hours for the Rest of the Semester

The Library will extend its hours beginning Saturday, December 1, to accommodate end-of-term activity.

Posted on 11/30/2012 11:58:57 AM

Heider Identifies Resources for Research and Publishing about Early Childhood Education

Kelly Heider published an article in the December 2012 issue of Early Childhood Education Journal entitled “Identifying Resources that Support Research and Publication in the Field of Early Childhood Education: Advice from an Education Librarian.” This article serves as a comprehensive resource for early childhoo

Posted on 11/26/2012 11:58:33 AM

Library Partners With Salvation Army: Treasures for Children Book Drive

For the seventh consecutive year, IUP Libraries will be partnering with the Indiana Corps of the Salvation Army to provide local, disadvantaged youth with the gift of literacy through the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children program. Formerly known as the Angel Tree Program, the Treasures for Children program

Posted on 11/16/2012 12:29:20 PM

Almeida to Present on Scriptwriting: Breakfast and a Book

Luis Almeida, a faculty member from the Department of Communications Media , will discuss his new book, Scriptwriting Step-by-Step , on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, as part of the IUP Libraries’ Breakfast and a Book speaker series. Almeida’s presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m. in room 210, Stabley Library. Ad

Posted on 11/8/2012 11:28:36 AM

Veterans Choir Presents Special Mini-Performance at Library

The New Directions Veterans Choir will present a free informal mini-performance and question and answer session on Tuesday, November 13, from noon–1:00 p.m. The event will take place in Stapleton Library in front of Java City.

Posted on 11/7/2012 10:38:24 AM

Scholastic Book Fair 2012 at Stapleton Library

IUP Libraries will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Tuesday, November 27, Wednesday, November 28, and Thursday, November 29 in Room 101 of Stabley Library (the first classroom on your left after you pass through the double doors near Java City on the first floor of Stapleton Library). The fair will be held from 10:

Posted on 11/6/2012 11:49:33 AM

Rahkonen Presents on Vernacular Tunes Books of Samuel P. Bayard

Carl Rahkonen , music librarian, presented a paper on “The Vernacular Tune Book Collection of Samuel P. Bayard” at the Atlantic Chapter meeting of the Music Library Association at Princeton University on October 20, 2012. Staring in the 1920s, Samuel P. Bayard, a former professor at Penn State University, began ac

Posted on 11/2/2012 1:55:30 PM

Library Student Advisory Group Meeting, November 8

The IUP Libraries will host a Student Advisory Group meeting on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. in 210 Stabley. The meeting will provide an open forum for students to share their feedback and suggestions on how to improve the library. All IUP students are invited and encouraged to attend. Snacks will be

Posted on 11/1/2012 4:27:48 PM

Take the Library Service Quality Survey: You Could Win $50 at the Co-Op

The IUP Libraries invites you to take five to ten minutes to fill out our survey and enter a drawing for one of ten $50 gift certificates to the Co-Op Store. We’re looking for feedback from students, faculty, and staff about the quality of our services. If you’d like to participate, please visit the Library Serv

Posted on 11/1/2012 10:25:58 AM

Webinar for ebrary E-Book Service at IUP Libraries

Sharon Palchak, a veteran trainer from ProQuest, will lead a webinar on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. in Stabley 201 on using ebrary. ebrary is an e-book aggregation service through which the IUP Libraries has access to more than 70,000 e-book titles. E-books provided by ebrary are available on a title

Posted on 10/31/2012 2:30:25 PM

IUP Libraries Offers Trial Access to New Research Databases

The IUP Libraries is offering trial access to several new scholarly databases in the areas of nursing, literature, diplomacy, politics, finance, and general research. These trials will conclude in early November, so please visit our Trial Databases page (or follow the links below) to try them out! The latest tr

Posted on 10/23/2012 8:17:41 AM

Heider Presents on Embedding Librarians in Online Courses

Kelly Heider, education librarian, presented “Best Practices for Embedding Librarians in Online Courses” at the E-Learn 2012 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education in Montreal, Quebec, on October 11, 2012. This presentation focused on the role of an embedded libr

Posted on 10/16/2012 1:54:17 PM

Help the Libraries and Be Entered to Win $50 at the Co-Op Store

Be one of 60 people to complete a survey for the IUP Libraries and get a shot at winning $50.

Posted on 10/12/2012 1:17:28 PM

Shively to Discuss Human Greatness and the Hero at Indiana Free Library

IUP faculty librarian Dan Shively will present the final installment in his six-week lecture and discussion series on the great books of the Western World with a discussion entitled “Human Greatness, The Hero: Thucydides, Tolstoy, and Others.” The lecture will take place at the Indiana Free Library on Monday, Octob

Posted on 10/9/2012 7:21:58 PM

Smith to Present on the Ojibwe Religion: Breakfast and a Book

Theresa Smith, a faculty member from the  Department of Religious Studies , will discuss her new book, The Island of the Anishnaabeg: Thunderers and Water Monsters in Traditional Ojibwe Life-World , on Thursday, October 25, 2012, as part of the IUP Libraries’ Breakfast and a Book speaker series. Smith’s presentat

Posted on 10/4/2012 11:43:20 AM

English Students to Host Banned Books Read Out in the Library

In collaboration with the IUP Libraries , five students from Tanya Heflin’s English 340 Novel class will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week with readings from banned and challenged books. The Read Out takes place on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, from 1:00–2:00 p.m. inside Stapleton Library across f

Posted on 10/4/2012 10:55:33 AM

Shively to Discuss Comedy and Tragedy at Indiana Free Library

IUP faculty librarian Dan Shively will continue his six-week lecture and discussion series on the great books of the Western World at the Indiana Free Library on Monday, October 8, 2012, from 7:30–8:45 p.m. The topic for this session is “Comedy and Tragedy: Aristotle, Emily Dickinson, Freud.” All are welcome!

Posted on 10/4/2012 8:55:26 AM

Special Collections Display about IUP Astronaut Robertson

Patricia Hilliard Robertson was from Homer City, Pennsylvania. A 1985 graduate of IUP, Robertson became a physician, pilot, and a NASA astronaut. In 2001, Robertson died after a training exercise in Texas. Several years ago, her mother, Ilse Hilliard, donated several items to the IUP Special Collections and Unive

Posted on 10/3/2012 3:18:19 PM

Shively to Discuss War, Peace, and Civilization

Dan Shively, one of the IUP Libraries ’ faculty librarians, continues his six-week lecture and discussion series on the great books of the Western World at the Indiana Free Library on Monday, October 1, 2012, from 7:30–8:45 p.m. The topic for this session is “War, Peace and Civilization: Rabelais, Dewey, and Mor

Posted on 9/24/2012 1:31:39 PM

Shively to Discuss Freedom of Thought and Expression at Indiana Free Library

Dan Shively, one of the IUP Libraries ’ faculty librarians, will continue his six-week lecture and discussion series on the great books of the Western World at the Indiana Free Library on Monday, September 24, 2012, from 7:30–8:45 p.m. The topic for this session is “Freedom of Thought and Expression: Milton, Jef

Posted on 9/24/2012 1:30:20 PM

Special Collections Provides Digital Access to 1936 Commencement Film

An 8mm color film of the 1936 IUP Commencement Procession was donated to the IUP Special Collections Library and University Archives by Martha Russell, who recorded event. This is a rare example of the many different audio and visual recordings that are part of the Stapleton Library collections. Although the film

Posted on 9/21/2012 10:09:37 AM

Shively to Discuss “Justice and Injustice” at Indiana Free Library

Dan Shively, one of IUP’s faculty librarians, will continue his six-week lecture and discussion series on the great books of the Western World at the Indiana Free Library on Monday, September 17, 2012, from 7:30–8:45 p.m. The topic for this session is “Justice and Injustice: Plato, Swift, and More.” All are welco

Posted on 9/13/2012 2:45:37 PM

Merlo to Present on Juvenile Justice System: Breakfast and a Book Series

Alida Merlo, a faculty member from the Department of Criminology , will discuss her new book, The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law , on Monday, September 24, 2012, as part of the IUP Libraries speaker series Breakfast and a Book . Merlo's presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m. in R

Posted on 9/4/2012 1:46:09 PM

Librarian Curates University Museum Exhibition on IUP History

Harrison Wick, the Special Collections librarian and university archivist, cocurated the new University Museum exhibition entitled “Through the Oak Grove: A History of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.” The exhibit is open from Saturday, September 1, to Saturday, October 27, 2012. The University Museum exhibiti

Posted on 8/30/2012 9:14:53 AM

GeoScienceWorld Trial Available until August 15

The IUP Libraries is offering trial access to the GeoScienceWorld platform until August 15, 2012. GeoScienceWorld is a premier resource for earth science research. From the About GeoScienceWorld page: “In 2002, seven leading geoscience organizations discovered a need to create one platform for geoscientists

Posted on 7/16/2012 11:23:29 AM

Illiad Unavailable Wednesday, June 20

The Illiad service, available through the IUP Libraries Interlibrary Loan department, will be down on Wednesday, June 20, due to a scheduled upgrade. This required upgrade will ensure better processing and will not effect the end user experience. Questions can be directed to Michele Corcoran, borrowing supervi

Posted on 6/18/2012 9:28:46 AM

Summer Displays at Stapleton Library

The IUP Libraries will feature three display windows this summer. “Through the Oak Grove: a History of IUP” showcases photographs, catalogs, and a variety of memorabilia from the library’s Special Collections and Archives department. “Indiana County, PA” highlights local points of interest and features acto

Posted on 6/8/2012 10:33:29 AM

National Library Week Raffle Winner Announced

In conjunction with the celebration of National Library Week 2012, the IUP Libraries held a drawing for a digital camera. The winner was Amelia Crocker, a senior Biology Education major from Pittsburgh. Entries were placed on a fish bowl in front of the READ poster display window on the first floor of Stapleton L

Posted on 4/26/2012 9:51:39 AM

IUP Libraries to Host the Real-Life Gidget

The  IUP Libraries will host Kathy Zuckerman, the real-life Gidget, in a discussion of her life in the surfing culture of Malibu, California, on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Stabley Room 210. Autographed copies of the book Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story will be available for purchase

Posted on 4/18/2012 8:31:36 AM

Sage Database Demonstration, Wednesday, April 18

Please join us on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, from 1:00–3:00 p.m. for a presentation from Mary Glazier of Sage on one of our latest acquisitions, Sage Resource Methods Online (SRMO). The meeting will be held in Room 201, Stabley Library. SRMO is an award-winning tool designed to help you create research projects and

Posted on 4/13/2012 6:16:35 PM

Heider to Receive Award from Department of Professional Studies in Education

Kelly Heider, education librarian, will be honored by the Department of Professional Studies in Education with the Lloyd W. Briscoe Award for Outstanding Service to Students at the PSE department graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The ceremony will be held in Zink Hall, Gym A at 10:00 a.m. Nominees

Posted on 4/12/2012 11:47:43 AM

Carvalho and Downing to Discuss Book on Academic Freedom since 9-11

The IUP Libraries Breakfast-and-a-Book series presents English Department faculty members Edward Carvalho and David Downing discussing their edited book, Academic Freedom in the Post-9/11 Era, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

Posted on 4/4/2012 3:46:37 PM

Heider, Diaz, Janicki, and Knupp Present on Academic Library Assessment

“Step-by-Step Academic Library Assessment” was presented by Kelly Heider, education librarian; Portia Diaz, distance education librarian; Sandy Janicki, reference librarian; and Blaine Knupp, public services librarian, at the annual meeting of the State System of Higher Education Library Consortium on March 27, 2012,

Posted on 3/30/2012 2:34:41 PM

Database Expo at the IUP Libraries: Databases Exposed

The IUP Libraries will host its second IUP Libraries Database Expo on Thursday, April 12, 2012, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The event will take place on the second floor of Stabley Library. The Expo will include several of the library’s online database vendors with products including ebooks, audiofiles, citati

Posted on 3/28/2012 8:13:39 AM

Free Concert of Traditional Western Pennsylvania Dance Music

Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers will present a concert in the Music in the Orendorff Commons series, in the Orendorff Music Library (Cogswell Hall, room 101), on Friday, March 23, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. They specialize in the traditional dance music of Western Pennsylvania. Ellen Gozion will join them to sing some Pe

Posted on 3/19/2012 11:41:53 AM

Library Display Celebrates Appalachian Studies National Conference

The IUP Libraries is hosting a display window on the first floor of Stapleton Library in celebration of the 35th annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) national conference being held at IUP on March 23–25, 2012. The display features books about northern Appalachia and Pennsylvania coal culture taken from the

Posted on 3/15/2012 8:56:36 AM

Change to IUP Libraries Sunday Hours

Stapleton and Stabley library Sunday hours will change following Spring Break. The new Sunday hours will be from 4:30 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. This change will remain in effect until the end of the Spring 2012 semester. IUP Libraries

Posted on 3/5/2012 2:26:54 PM

IUP Libraries to Host Training on ebrary Academic Complete and ProQuest Newsstand

Join us on March 8, 2012, in Stabley 201 at 1:00 p.m. for a training session on ebrary Academic Complete and ProQuest Newsstand. ebrary has announced that more than 70,000 titles in all academic subject areas are available through the Academic Complete database This database is the industry’s largest and most affor

Posted on 3/5/2012 10:47:54 AM

Breakfast and a Book: Sweeny to Present on Art Education

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the IUP Libraries will feature Bob Sweeny, a faculty member from the Department of Art , who will speak about his new book, Inter/Actions/Inter/Sections: Art Education in a Digital Visual Culture , as part of the Breakfast-and-a-Book series. His presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Posted on 3/1/2012 2:31:06 PM

Heider Publishes Article on Information Literacy

Dr. Kelly Heider, Education Librarian, wrote "IL Instruction in the Graduate Classroom," which presents her research on the value of information literacy instruction in a Master’s in Education program.

Posted on 2/28/2012 1:11:19 PM

New Library Resource: Sage Research Methods Online

IUP Libraries has licensed a new research database, Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO). SRMO can be accessed both on and off campus. It is available 24/7 to all students and faculty with a valid IUP I-Card. Watch for a workshop in late March or early April 2012 to help you get the most out of this resource! SAGE

Posted on 2/27/2012 1:21:44 PM

David Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project on Display at Stapleton Library

Visit the ground floor of Stapleton Library to see photographs, maps, and artifacts of Victorian exploration of Africa on display. The David Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project was a collaborative international effort between scholars, scientists, and educational and archival institutions to use spectral imaging t

Posted on 2/23/2012 8:46:46 AM

Library and Instructional Technology Services Open House

Are you currently teaching a course online? Will you be teaching a course online in the future? We would like to introduce you to IUP Libraries ’ distance education services. Join us for an Open House! Friday, February 24, from 9:00–4:00p.m. Presentation of services: 11:30–noon and 12:30–1:00p.m. Located

Posted on 2/13/2012 1:00:02 PM

Breakfast and a Book: Almeida to Present on Dissertation Writing, February 28

On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, the IUP Libraries will feature Luis Almeida, a faculty member from the Department of Communications Media , who will speak about his new book, Writing the Phenomenological Qualitative Dissertation Step-by-Step , as part of the Breakfast-and-a-Book series. His presentation will b

Posted on 1/30/2012 1:53:35 PM

Civil War Music Display at the Orendorff Library

A new display featuring vintage Civil War wind instruments and artifacts will be on display in the Orendorff Music Library during the Spring 2012 semester. The instruments and artifacts are on loan courtesy of J.B. and Donna Salter of Erie, Pennsylvania. The display includes examples of uniforms worn by Confeder

Posted on 1/25/2012 9:30:01 AM

Shively Publishes on Student Empowerment and Philanthropy

Daniel Shively, a faculty member in the IUP Libraries , wrote an op-ed article on student empowerment and philanthropy that was published in the Indiana Gazette on January 20, 2012, page 6. Shively notes that although college and university students do a great deal to improve conditions in society, in some ways

Posted on 1/20/2012 3:34:37 PM

Book Drive Provides Holiday Gifts for Local Children

IUP Libraries and the Salvation Army would like to thank the many donors who volunteered to purchase books for local, disadvantaged youth this holiday season.

Posted on 12/15/2011 2:17:56 PM

Winter Session Reference Assistance Offered by IUP Libraries

The IUP Libraries will provide reference services during Winter Session 2011–2012. Please feel free to contact the library during Winter Session for assistance; our librarians will be happy to help you find and use library resources to complete your term papers, projects, and other assignments! During Winter Sess

Posted on 12/8/2011 2:26:45 PM

The IUP Libraries Fall Newsletter is Here

The IUP Libraries fall newsletter is now available in PDF format. Check out our newsletter to learn about upcoming events at the IUP Libraries , new resources to help you with your research, and new services to make your library experience even better.

Posted on 11/30/2011 2:20:43 PM

Yearbooks on Display

Visit the first floor of the Stapleton Library to see IUP yearbooks from the Special Collections and University Archives . There were yearbooks published between 1888 and 1996. The first yearbook, published in 1888, was called the Clionian . Following that, the yearbook was called the Empanda in 1897, the Ins

Posted on 11/17/2011 1:34:17 PM

Library Display about World War I

In commemoration of the Armistice ending the First World War on November 11, 1918, there is a display on the first floor of the Stapleton Library. On exhibit are artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, posters, and publications from World War I, 1914–1918, depicting the front line and the home front. Many of the item

Posted on 11/10/2011 4:42:30 PM

Library Sponsors Treasures for Children Book Drive

For the sixth consecutive year, IUP Libraries will be partnering with the Indiana Corps of the Salvation Army to provide local, disadvantaged youth with the gift of literacy through the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children program.

Posted on 11/10/2011 12:27:57 PM

Scholastic Book Fair at Stapleton Library

IUP Libraries will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Tuesday, November 29; Wednesday, November 30; and Thursday, December 1, 2011, in Room 101 of Stabley Library (the first classroom on your left after you pass through the double doors near Java City on the first floor of Stapleton Library). The fair will be held fr

Posted on 11/6/2011 9:53:43 PM

Ford to Present on Archaeology of Maritime Landscapes

On Monday, November 14, 2011, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Benjamin Ford, a faculty member from the Department of Anthropology , who will speak about his new book, The Archaeology of Maritime Landscapes , as part of the Breakfast-and-a-Book series. His presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m. in Stabley Library,

Posted on 11/4/2011 12:45:01 PM

A Map of the Earth from 1154

On display on the first floor of the IUP Libraries is a facsimile of the Tabula Rogeriana, a map of the known world created by Moroccan cartographer Al-Idrisi (circa 1100–1166) for King Roger II of Sicily in 1154. This is part of the Dr. Maher Y. Shawer Collection in the IUP Special Collections and University Archi

Posted on 10/26/2011 8:23:06 PM

See the IUP Libraries Family Weekend Display

The IUP Libraries encourages parents and students alike to stop by and view our Family Weekend window display. The display features Norm , the Crimson Hawk mascot, along with issues of IUP Magazine , yearbooks, and other IUP memorabilia. IUP Family Weekend takes place October 29–30, 2011. The display will r

Posted on 10/26/2011 5:01:50 PM

Janicak to Present on Safety Metrics

On Thursday, October 27, 2011, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Chris Janicak, professor in the Department of Safety Sciences , who will speak about his new book, Safety Metrics: Tools and Techniques for Measuring Safety Performance , as part of the Breakfast-and-a-Book series. His presentation will begin at 10:0

Posted on 10/18/2011 2:11:14 PM

Heider Presents on “Service Learning at the University Library”

On Sunday, October 2, 2011, Dr. Kelly Heider, education librarian at the IUP Libraries , presented a workshop at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s annual conference titled “Service Learning at the University Library.” This year’s conference was held at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel in State Coll

Posted on 10/3/2011 11:16:04 AM

Celtic Fiddler Eileen Ivers to Perform at IUP Libraries

At noon on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, the IUP Libraries will host award-winning Celtic fiddler Eileen Ivers for a special event in advance of her December Irish Christmas concert . Ms. Ivers will be hosted by Dean of Libraries Luis Gonzalez and Music Librarian Carl Rahkonen. She will perform several traditional

Posted on 9/29/2011 10:56:14 AM

IUP Libraries Celebrates Homecoming 2011

IUP Libraries celebrates Homecoming this year with a window display featuring Homecomings past. Included in the display is the football from the 1931 26-0 victory over Edinboro, the 1979 Homecoming football, photographs of floats throughout the years, trophies, and a variety of IUP memorabilia. The Homecoming

Posted on 9/28/2011 2:48:29 PM

Laverick to Present on Transitions to Early Care and Education

On Thursday, September 29, 2011, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. DeAnna Laverick, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education , who will speak about her new book, Transitions to Early Care and Education: International Perspectives on Making Schools Ready for Young Children , as part o

Posted on 9/15/2011 11:09:52 AM

Libraries Display Focuses on the Healing Process After September 11

The IUP Libraries will commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11 with a display window in the main lobby of Stapleton Library. Although there are photographs portraying the Twin Towers after they were hit, the window focuses on the healing process rather than the destruction with photographs and artist re

Posted on 9/6/2011 1:18:18 PM

Dell Netbooks Available for Student, Faculty, and Staff Use in Library

The IUP Libraries is happy to announce the addition of Dell Latitude 2120 netbooks for faculty, staff, and student use on- or off-campus. The netbooks come equipped with a 1.66 GHZ processor, a ten-inch LCD screen with integrated webcam, and wireless and Bluetooth networking capabilities. They are preloaded with

Posted on 8/29/2011 9:02:44 AM

Explore Indiana County and Beyond in Library Window Display

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out Stapleton Library ’s display window, “Explore Pennsylvania: Indiana County and Beyond.” One side of the window features places and events in and around Indiana, from biking on the Hoodlebug Trail to an Amish wedding dinner in Smicksburg. Included is a listing of e

Posted on 6/13/2011 3:19:37 PM

Summer Library and Technology Orientation Session

Are you completely comfortable with the new computer technologies and how to search all those library databases efficiently? Would you like to find out what the library and technology staff at the IUP Libraries can do to make your life easier? Find the answers to these (and many other) questions at a Summer Libra

Posted on 5/25/2011 5:40:03 PM

Unveiling Treasures for Modern Technology Assists Special Collections

Join a special event for a special cause. The Special Collections and Archives area of IUP Libraries is raising awareness and funds through Unveiling Treasures for Modern Technology, a social media campaign being conducted in cooperation with IUP’s Communications Office and Annual Giving Office . Thos

Posted on 5/23/2011 2:56:39 PM

Coal Mining in Pennsylvania Now on Display

The IUP Libraries is currently hosting a display window entitled “Coal Mining in Pennsylvania.” The display features a collection of historical memorabilia from the library’s Special Collections and University Archives and includes mining equipment (lamps, helmets, bucket, pick, etc.), original photographs, Pen

Posted on 5/5/2011 10:13:46 AM

2011 Library Video Contest Winners

This National Library Week, IUP Libraries invited students to do a film to let us know what they think about the library. Thanks for entering! Here are the winners: First Prize Once upon a Library . . . By Jessica Moretti, Nicole Bolden, Emily Kustanbauter Second Prize Like a Good Tutor, the Library’s

Posted on 4/27/2011 9:48:52 AM

New Time for Wage Equity Panel Discussion on April 14

The Wage Equity Panel on April 14, 2011, has a new time. It will now begin at 7:00 p.m. The discussion will feature Dr. Allyson M. Lowe, chair of Political Science at Carlow University, and Dr. Kay Snyder, IUP Sociology Department . Drs. Lowe and Snyder will explore pay inequity and the Wage Project, which works t

Posted on 4/10/2011 9:25:13 AM

Brent and Crista Buswell, Virtuoso Accordion Music, Coming to IUP

Brent and Crista Buswell will present a concert of accordion and piano music for the Music in the Orendorff Commons series in the Orendorff Music Library (Cogswell Hall, Room 101), on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the IUP Libraries , the College of Fine Arts , and the Center for

Posted on 4/5/2011 10:50:32 AM

Silent Spring: The Legacy of Beatrix Potter and Rachel Carson

Recognize Earth Day by attending a lecture by Dr. Maureen McHugh on April 20, 2011, at 3:45 p.m. in 201 Stabley Library. Refreshments and attendance vouchers will be available. Description In celebration of Earth Day, Dr. McHugh examines the lessons about science, nature, and the environment we can take from the

Posted on 4/4/2011 12:48:56 PM

IUP Libraries and Women’s Studies Team Up to Feature Kincade’s New Book

Dr. Elizabeth Kincade, Counseling Center, will discuss her new book, Introduction to Feminist Therapy, Strategies for Social and Individual Change, during the Breakfast-and-a-Book program Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

Posted on 4/4/2011 12:06:09 PM

Wage Equity Panel Part of Common Reader and National Library Week Activities

The IUP Libraries and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women will sponsor a panel discussion on Wage Equity on April 14, 2011, in 201 Stabley Library, at 6:00 p.m New time: 7:00 p.m. The discussion will feature Dr. Allyson M. Lowe, chair of Political Science at Carlow University, and Dr. Kay Snyde

Posted on 3/28/2011 11:47:02 AM

National Library Week Events at Stapleton Library

Every year, libraries across the county celebrate National Library Week with special events. Here is what IUP Libraries have planned for April 9–15, 2011. Music in the Orendorff Commons What: Brent and Crista Buswell, Donegal, Pa., Virtuoso Accordion Music Sponsored by the IUP Libraries, College of Fi

Posted on 3/28/2011 11:04:44 AM

Heider Presents on Library Instruction at Teacher Education Conference

On March 8, 2011, Dr. Kelly Heider ( kheider@iup.edu ), education librarian, presented “Who Says Library Instruction Can't Be Fun? Using Games to Engage and Motivate Students” at the twenty-second Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) international conference in Nashville, Tenn. The SITE c

Posted on 3/15/2011 10:59:47 AM

Farabaugh to Discuss Carl McIntire and the Fairness Doctrine

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Patrick Farabaugh, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism , and his new book, Carl McIntire’s Crusade against the Fairness Doctrine. His presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Stabley Library, Room 210. All audience members will be trea

Posted on 2/27/2011 6:30:16 PM

Stapleton Library Opens Information Commons Support Desk

The IUP Libraries , in collaboration with IT Services , is happy to announce the startup of the Information Commons Support Desk. Located conveniently on the first floor of Stapleton next to the Reference Desk and Media and Equipment, the Information Commons Support Desk will serve the library community with basi

Posted on 2/23/2011 12:09:03 PM

IUP Libraries to Host 2011 C-CUE Student Technology Forum

The 2011 C-CUE (Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education) Student Technology Forum will be hosted by the IUP Libraries on March 25, 2011. Time: 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. (ending time may vary depending on applicants) Location: Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex This technology-based forum

Posted on 2/15/2011 2:56:48 PM

IUP Libraries to Host Library Video Contest

National Library Week is coming in April 2011, and, in celebration, the IUP Libraries are holding a Library Video Contest to highlight the many ways students use the library and its resources. To enter the contest, create a YouTube video about your favorite library activity, and send a link to the video to the IU

Posted on 2/10/2011 1:37:28 PM

Wick to Present on Luzerne County at Breakfast-and-a-Book

On Thursday, February 24, 2011, IUP Libraries will feature Harrison Wick, Special Collections librarian and university archivist, who will speak about his new book, Luzerne County . His presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Stabley Library, Room 210. All audience members will be treated to a continental break

Posted on 2/10/2011 11:23:41 AM

Library to Pilot New Spring Hours

The IUP Libraries will be staying open an additional hour Sunday through Thursday for the Spring 2011 semester. The library’s complete schedule is: Monday–Thursday: 7:45 a.m.–12:45 a.m. Friday: 7:45 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00 p.m.–12:45 a.m.

Posted on 1/18/2011 9:34:28 AM

Wick Publishes New Book on Pennsylvania History

IUP Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist Harrison Wick has published his third book about Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Wick has also published Pennsylvania’s Back Mountain and Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys through Arcadia Publishing. His latest book, Luzerne County , will be available on

Posted on 12/23/2010 2:21:13 PM

Book Drive Provides Christmas Gifts for Disadvantaged Children

IUP Libraries and the Salvation Army would like to thank the many donors who volunteered to purchase books for local, disadvantaged youth this holiday season. This year’s “Treasures for Children” Book Drive was a huge success! Donors provided new books for more than 150 local children. The books were collected at

Posted on 12/16/2010 12:00:17 PM

Diaz Receives Award from African American Cultural Center

Professor Portia Diaz was nominated by a graduating IUP student to receive a special award for having a “significant impact” on the student reaching this milestone achievement in his/her life. Diaz received her award on Saturday, December 18, 2010, at the AACC annual Fall Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Progr

Posted on 12/16/2010 11:55:36 AM

Library and Museum Receive Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

IUP Special Collections and University Archives and the University Museum have been awarded a Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This $5,894 grant will be used to hire a preservation consultant who will survey collections in the IUP Special Col

Posted on 12/9/2010 9:19:13 AM

Rahkonen Named Finlandia Foundation Lecturer of the Year

Carl Rahkonen, music librarian and professor at IUP, has been named the Finlandia Foundation Lecturer of the Year for 2011. The Lecturer of the Year (LOY) is a national program of the Finlandia Foundation National begun in 2006. Its aim is to help U.S. audiences better under­stand Finland and the Finnish-America

Posted on 11/29/2010 1:36:15 PM

Scholastic Book Fair Coming to Stapleton Library

Stapleton Library will host a Scholastic Book Fair on Tuesday, November 30; Wednesday, December 1; and Thursday, December 2, 2010, in Room 101 of Stabley Library (the first classroom on your left after you pass through the double doors near Java City on the first floor of Stapleton Library). The fair will be held f

Posted on 11/12/2010 11:32:55 AM

Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin to Present on Criminological Thought at Breakfast and a Book

On Thursday, November 11, 2010, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Robert Mutchnick, Dr. Randy Martin, and Dr. Tim Austin speaking about their new book, Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present . Their presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Stabley Library, Room 210. All audience members will be treated to

Posted on 11/4/2010 12:18:21 PM

IUP Libraries Celebrates Family Weekend

The IUP Libraries is celebrating Family Weekend 2010 with a display window featuring a variety of university-related memorabilia. Included in the display is a selection of past IUP Magazines highlighting important people and events, postcards depicting campus buildings both past and present, and photographs o

Posted on 10/29/2010 10:26:16 AM

Heider Presents on Graduate Information Literacy Instruction

On October 20, 2010, Dr. Kelly Heider, IUP Libraries education librarian and associate professor, presented a full paper entitled “Information Literacy Instruction in the Graduate Classroom: Perceptions of Students Enrolled in a Masters in Education Program” at the E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning in Corpora

Posted on 10/27/2010 11:24:39 AM

Vendor Fair at the IUP Libraries, October 21

The IUP Libraries will host the first  IUP Libraries Database Expo on Thursday, October 21, 2010, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The event will take place on the second floor of Stabley Library. The event will include several of the library’s online database vendors. The following companies will participate i

Posted on 10/20/2010 1:56:44 PM

Rattan to Present on Emotional Disorders at Breakfast-and-a-Book

On Wednesday, October 27, 2010,  IUP Libraries  will feature Dr. Gurmal Rattan,  Educational and School Psychology , and his new book, Emotional Disorders: A Neuropsychological, Pharmacological, and Educational Perspective.   Rattan’s presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Stabley Library, Room 210. All audience

Posted on 10/7/2010 1:12:21 PM

Homecoming Display at IUP Libraries

Visit the Stapleton Library to see the IUP Homecoming display. See IUP Homecoming photographs, memorabilia, yearbooks, and artifacts on the first floor of Stapleton Library. For more information about IUP history, visit the IUP Special Collections and University Archives .

Posted on 10/5/2010 7:23:21 PM

Rahkonen Presents on “Ethnic Music in Pennsylvania”

Dr. Carl Rahkonen , music librarian, presented the keynote address on “Ethnic Music in Pennsylvania” at the twentieth annual Conference on the History of Northeastern Pennsylvania on October 1, 2010, at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke. Dr. Rahkonen’s address focused on German-, Italian-, Polish-, a

Posted on 10/5/2010 11:02:58 AM

IUP Libraries to Host Vendors’ Fair

The IUP Libraries will host the first IUP Libraries Database Expo on Thursday, October 21, 2010, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The event will take place on the second floor of Stabley Library. The event will include several of the library’s online database vendors. The following companies will participate i

Posted on 9/30/2010 3:11:30 PM

Diaz Presents on “Using Technology to Promote Information Literacy”

Portia Diaz presented “Using Technology to Promote Information Literacy for Life-Long Learning: Creating Learning Communities with Blogs, Wikis, YouTube, Facebook” at the twenty-third International Conference on the First Year Experience. The conference took place June 7–10, 2010 in Maui, Hawaii. Her presentation p

Posted on 9/13/2010 11:19:30 AM

Hamilton Coedits Textbook Series for Korean Children

Ron Hamilton ( Stapleton Library ) was the coeditor of a textbook series aimed at elementary and junior high school gifted Korean children. He worked with Dr. No-Shin Lee of Hoseo University in the Republic of Korea. The series, “Creative Discussions and Essay Writings in English,” contained multiple chapters for t

Posted on 9/13/2010 8:49:13 AM

We Remember September 11

Currently on display at the IUP Libraries , “We Remember 9/11” documents the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as well as the crash of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., on September 11, 2001. Using photographs, books, magazines, newspaper clippings, and artist renditio

Posted on 9/7/2010 8:21:39 AM

Rahkonen Presents at Finn Grand Fest in Canada, Serves on Finnish Council

Carl Rahkonen , music librarian, has been elected to serve on the Finnish Council in America , an advisory body to the president of Finlandina University in Hancock, Michigan. He serves on the Culture and Outreach Committee, and is involved with planning a Finnish-American folk music camp, to be held in the sum

Posted on 8/31/2010 12:35:07 PM

Heider Publishes Article on Embedded Librarianship

Dr. Kelly Heider, IUP's education librarian, authored an article titled “Ten Tips for Implementing a Successful Embedded Librarian Program.” It appears in the August edition of Public Services Quarterly (volume 6, number 2). IUP Libraries

Posted on 8/31/2010 12:04:56 PM

Broad to Present on “Free Fall” at Breakfast-and-a-Book

On Thursday, September 30, 2010, IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Peter Broad and his translation of Roguelio Guedea’s book, Free Fall.   Dr. Broad’s presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in room 210 of Stabley Library. All audience members will be treated to a continental breakfast courtesy of IUP Libraries. Admis

Posted on 8/31/2010 11:38:44 AM

The Irons Are Coming... to IUP Libraries

The IUP Libraries will display a collection of irons in a preview of the upcoming exhibit at the University Museum . Did you know that in many parts of the world, ironing is a way to keep clothing safe and healthy? Did you know that wrinkle-free clothes have been a status symbol all over the world since people b

Posted on 8/25/2010 2:22:41 PM

Stapleton Library to Offer New Fall Hours

To consolidate staff and improve services, Stapleton Library will have the following new hours this Fall: Monday–Thursday: 7:45 a.m.–11:45 p.m. Friday: 7:45 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00–11:45 p.m.

Posted on 7/27/2010 10:21:46 AM

Knupp and Heider Present at Association of College and Research Libraries Regional Conference

The Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries held its spring 2010 conference at IUP on May 21. Two IUP Libraries faculty members spoke about grassroots initiatives in academic libraries. Blaine Knupp, Reference Services coordinator, presented “The First GASP!

Posted on 5/29/2010 11:37:51 AM

Library and Technology Orientation for Graduate Students

Are you completely comfortable with new computer technologies? How do those on-line databases really work? What can the library and technology staff do to make your life easier? Find the answer to these (and many other questions) at the special Library and Technology Orientation program—specifically for graduate stude

Posted on 5/23/2010 5:51:39 PM

Rahkonen Presents on Finnish American Music and Musicians

Carl Rahkonen, Music librarian , presented the paper “Finnish American Music and Musicians: The Current State of Research” at the national meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study in Seattle on April 23, 2010. Founded in 1911, the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study is an asso

Posted on 5/5/2010 3:51:35 PM

Heider Presents at Childhood Education International Conference

Dr. Kelly Heider, IUP’s education librarian, presented a poster titled “Wild about Books: University/Preschool Collaboration for Early Childhood Teacher Education” at the Association for Childhood Education International Conference in Phoenix. The conference was held from April 28 through May 1, 2010, and featured

Posted on 5/3/2010 2:17:47 PM

“Where’s Your Face in Our Place” Library Video Contest Winners

Thank you from the IUP Libraries to all who entered the Spring 2010 “Where’s Your Face in Our Place” Library Video Contest. We are pleased to announce the following winners. First Place Melissa Clark Emilee Dolan Second Place Amanda Burgert Darryl Draughn Kelly Hall Thomas Jenkins Jamee Jopp

Posted on 4/26/2010 2:00:26 PM

National Library Week 2010 Events Summary

National Library Week 2010 is right around the corner. Check out all the events below. Scholastic Book Fair   When: Tuesday, April 13–Thursday, April 15 (9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) Where: 101 Stabley Library For more information: Dr. Kelly Heider ( kheider@iup.edu ), education librarian “Somewhat” Annual

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:03:39 PM

Breakfast-and-a-Book: “Pennsylvania School Business”

Please join us for Breakfast-and-a-Book, featuring Dr. David Piper and his recent publication, Pennsylvania School Business: A Guide for Educational Administrators. Wednesday, April 14, 2010 9:00 a.m. Stabley Library, Room 210 Be a part of this interesting book talk while enjoying a continental br

Posted on 4/2/2010 1:11:54 PM

Spring 2010 Scholastic Book Fair

You’re invited to the IUP Libraries Scholastic Book Fair. Tuesday, April 13 through Thursday, April 15, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Room 101, Stabley Library Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit Stapleton Library’s Children's Collection. Visit our Scholastic Book Fair W

Posted on 3/16/2010 12:44:39 PM

Finn Hall Concert in Orendorff Music Library

Finn Hall, a group specializing in Finnish and Finnish-American dance music, will present a concert in the Music in the Orendorff Commons series in the Orendorff Music Library (Cogswell Hall Room 101), on Sunday, March 21, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. This will be followed by a dance featuring tangos and a variety of Scandinav

Posted on 3/12/2010 5:43:20 PM

Breakfast-and-a-Book with Dr. Nicole Clark

In honor of National Nutrition Month, the IUP Libraries will feature Dr. Nicole Clark, Food and Nutrition Department faculty member, and her recently published series of children’s books entitled Eat Smart . Tuesday, March 23, 2010 9:00 a.m. 210 Stabley Library Be a part of this interesting boo

Posted on 3/5/2010 3:48:46 PM

Collection of Vintage Wind Instruments in Orendorff Music Library

A collection of vintage wind instruments on loan courtesy of J.B. and Donna Salter of Erie, Pennsylvania, are on display in the Orendorff Music Library during the Spring semester. The collection includes a Wurlitzer cornet made in the late 1880s, a 1906 Conn cornet similar to the model used by Louis Armstrong, a

Posted on 3/1/2010 9:29:36 AM

“Where’s Your Face in Our Place” Library Video Contest

Students are spending more time than ever in the library: reading books, watching videos, doing research and using computers, studying with friends, working on projects—the list is endless! This National Library Week, we want to know what you like best about the IUP Libraries . We’re inviting you to create a video of

Posted on 2/8/2010 8:50:53 AM

Breakfast-and-a-Book with Dr. Cheryl Wilson

Please join us for “Breakfast-and-a-Book” featuring English Department faculty member Dr. Cheryl Wilson and her recent publication, Literature and Dance in 19th-century Britain: Jane Austen to the New Woman . Wednesday, February 24, 2010 9:00 a.m. 210 Stabley Library Be a part of this interesting

Posted on 1/26/2010 10:31:25 AM

E-audiobooks Now Available Through IUP Libraries

IUP Libraries is offering a new service from NetLibrary-e-audiobooks! Log into NetLibrary from any computer on campus and you can listen to one of over five hundred e-audiobooks. You must create a freeaccount while on campus, but then you can access NetLibrary. View and listen to both e-books and e-audiobooks f

Posted on 12/18/2009 4:29:36 PM

Library’s “Ex-Libris” Newsletter Now Available

The December 2009 Ex-Libris newsletter features several articles by library employees. Articles include IUP Libraries Goes Digital by Harrison Wick, Clements Estate and Pennsylvania Coal Culture featuring the Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company Collection by Rhonda Yeager, the Scholastic Book Fair b

Posted on 12/10/2009 2:11:16 PM

Library Web Survey Extended Until December 4

The IUP Library is currently conducting the LibQUAL+ on-line survey to get feedback on library resources and services. Because the semester has been very busy, the closing date of the survey has been extended to December 4, 2009, to allow more time for responses. You can connect to the LibQUAL+ on-line survey o

Posted on 11/19/2009 2:47:56 PM

Digital Library Resources Now Include IUP Yearbooks, Catalogs, and Alumni Bulletins

IUP yearbooks, catalogs, and alumni bulletins are now they are available 24/7 on Internet Archive.

Posted on 11/11/2009 11:29:45 AM

Treasures for Children Book Drive

For the fourth consecutive year, IUP Libraries is sponsoring a book drive for the Salvation Army's Treasures for Children Program. Anyone interested in purchasing a new book for a local, disadvantaged child can contact Dr. Kelly Heider (Education librarian) via e-mail at kheider@iup.edu . All Treasures for C

Posted on 11/11/2009 10:42:26 AM

Fall 2009 Scholastic Book Fair

You’re invited to the IUP Libraries’ Scholastic Book Fair Tuesday, November 17 through Thursday, November 19, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Room 101, Stabley Library Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit Stapleton Library’s Children’s Collection. Visit our Scholastic Book Fair W

Posted on 11/6/2009 10:55:44 AM

Trick-or-Treats Day at Stapleton Library

On October 30, 2009, the Library Events Team sponsored a Halloween costume party for all library employees. Everyone was encouraged to wear a costume, and administration, faculty, and staff members brought in treats for the library’s student workers. Prizes were awarded for the best costumes, and several library emp

Posted on 11/2/2009 1:34:04 PM

Breakfast-and-a-Book with Dr. Abbas Ali

Please join us for Breakfast-and-a-Book featuring Dr. Abbas Ali and his recent publication, Business and Management Environment in Saudi Arabia . Monday, November 16, 2009 9:00 a.m. 210 Stabley Library Be a part of this interesting book talk while enjoying a continental breakfast courtesy of IUP Li

Posted on 11/2/2009 9:18:25 AM

Three New Database Trials Offered by IUP Libraries

IUP Libraries is offering three new database trials for Fall 2009: Gale’s Literature Criticism Online (until October 29) ebrary Academic Complete Trial (until October 30) Proquest Digital Microfilm Trial (until November 12) Please go to the Trials Database Page for details and login infor

Posted on 10/22/2009 1:56:24 PM

Breakfast-and-a-Book with Dr. Gian Pagnucci

Please join IUP Libraries for “Breakfast-and-a-Book” featuring Dr. Gian Pagnucci and his recent publication Re-mapping Narrative: Technology's Impact on the Way We Write . Tuesday, October 27, 2009 9:00 a.m. 210 Stabley Library Be a part of this interesting book talk while enjoying a continental b

Posted on 10/2/2009 10:24:54 AM

Films on Demand Streaming Video Trial Offered by IUP Libraries

IUP Libraries offers Films on Demand streaming video trial available now through October 31, 2009.

Posted on 9/28/2009 3:02:09 PM

Unique Partnership with Co-op Store Offers Textbooks at Library Reserve Desk

Beginning with the Fall 2009 semester, the IUP Libraries partnered with the Co-op Store to provide higher-priced textbooks through the libraries’ reserve service. This is an effort to provide students in need with an alternative to trying to decide which of their required books to buy. Through the generosity an

Posted on 9/21/2009 12:12:33 PM

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