Our instructional mission is to provide variety of instructional services that help IUP students become information literate, life-long learners. Our instructional offerings include credit-bearing courses, information literacy instruction sessions as requested by university faculty members, individualized instruction to students through our Bring Your Assignment service and at the reference desk, and electronic and print materials to support student learning and information literacy.
To request an information literacy instruction session, please use the Instruction Request Form. Please use our Classroom Reservation Form to secure your location.
The library makes D2L library instruction modules available
for you to import into your online courses. There is currently only one module available which was intended for
English 101 and 202 classes. However,
you are welcome to download and edit these modules as you see fit for your
course. If you’d like a specialized
module developed for your course, or if you would like to have a librarian
available within your course, please contact the Information Literacy Librarian
Click here to access the module download page.
Information literacy is defined as being able to recognize when information is needed and having the ability to locate, evaluate, and use the needed information effectively. Information literacy is essential to all disciplines, all learning environments, and all levels of education—it forms the basis for lifelong learning.
When you are information literate, you can:
Stapleton Library Hours — Spring 2017
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–12:45 a.m.Monday–Thursday: 7:45 a.m.–12:45 a.m.Friday: 7:45 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Exceptions to Regular Library Hours
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