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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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Library Week 2010 Events Summary

National Libray 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

“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

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

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

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

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

Marcus to Present on Intellectual Freedom

The IUP Libraries will host a presentation by Dr. Irwin Marcus titled “A Brief Review of the Intellectual Fredoom Issue.” Dr. Marcus’ presentation is part of the IUP Libraries’ recognition of Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read , which takes place this year from September 26 to October 3. The pres

Posted on 9/4/2009 10:50:51 AM

Breakfast-and-a-Book with Dr. R. Scott Moore

Please join us for “Breakfast-and-a-Book” featuring Dr. R. Scott Moore and his recently published book Archeology and History in Roman, Medieval, and Post-medieval Greece . Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:00 a.m. Room 210, Stabley Library Attend this interesting presentation while enjoying a contine

Posted on 9/3/2009 11:29:02 AM

Orendorff Music Library Display Honoring Daniel DiCicco

During Fall 2009, the Orendorff Music Library will feature a display honoring Dr. Daniel DiCicco, director of Bands at IUP from 1956 until his retirement in 1989. DiCicco, a native of Beaver Falls, Pa., graduated from IUP in 1954. He earned his master’s degree (1956) and Doctor of Musical Arts degree (1974) from

Posted on 9/3/2009 11:14:06 AM

Pennsylvania Coal Exhibit Presented at University Museum

The University Museum , in cooperation with IUP Special Collections and University Archives , presents “A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture Featuring the Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company Collection.” The exhibit will be open to the public from September 15 to December 5, 2009, and features minin

Posted on 9/3/2009 11:00:06 AM