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Science Librarian

Mr. Chris Clouser is IUP’s science librarian. The science librarian provides reference services, collection development, library instruction, and research support to the students and faculty of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The goal of the science librarian is to meet the information needs of the scientific community at IUP.

The science collection at IUP contains more than 40,000 volumes, 2,200 journals, and more than 500 movies and video recordings covering all of the scientific disciplines. The collection continually is updated, through collaboration between the science faculty and IUP Libraries, to make sure the science collection is modern and relevant to the latest research from around the world.

Subject Responsibilities

Mr. Clouser is the subject bibliographer for the following disciplines (the departmental liaison for the subject area is shown in parentheses):

Science Librarian Services

  • Book purchasing and collection management
  • Evaluation and recommendation of new journals
  • Evaluation/selection of new databases and electronic materials
  • Library instruction/orientation sessions
  • Individual reference and research support for students and faculty
  • Workshops and training on library resources
  • Creation of web-based resources for the sciences

Contact Information

Office: Stapleton Library Room 108

Phone: 724-357-5697


Curriculum vitae

  • IUP Libraries
  • Stapleton Library, Room 203
    431 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2340
  • Fax: 724-357-4891

Stapleton Library Hours

Sunday: Open at 11:00 a.m.
Monday–Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Midnight to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Exceptions to Regular Library Hours