Updated Thursday, May 6, 2021
The IUP Libraries is committed to continuing to provide a range of services and collections to support the teaching, learning, and research mission of university students and employees while protecting the health and safety of the IUP community.
Several changes and modifications to library operations and policies have been made, based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Pennsylvania Department of Health, that are designed to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. These
Chat reference with faculty librarians will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during all summer sessions. You can also access circulation, print reserves (including textbook checkout), and media services
on the first floor of Stapleton Library during business hours.
Our virtual collections include desktop access to thousands of e-books, hundreds of database resources, and millions of individual journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. Research support and library instruction are also available remotely through
chat, email, D2L, and Zoom technologies. Please visit the IUP Libraries home page and click on the red Ask a Librarian button for assistance.
A full range of interlibrary loan services are available to IUP students, faculty, and staff. Users can request books and articles through ILLiad, but fulfillment is limited to
other libraries’ ability to lend materials. Physical books can be checked out at the circulation desk in Stapleton Library and articles will be delivered via electronic document delivery as outlined on the ILLiad web page. Users must register for
this service following the First Time Users link on that page. Questions concerning interlibrary service should be directed to email@example.com.
All items remain available for use, and library staff are on hand to retrieve requested items. Library users can request items at the circulation and serials service desks, and staff will get the requested items for use or check-out.
Print reserves, including textbooks, will continue to be available at the circulation desk.
Book stacks, journal holdings, and current newspapers and magazines are not open to browsing at this time. Additionally, the third floor of Stapleton Library is closed in order to protect library users and employees.
Library users can use the new Get It Request feature in our Library Search to have books held for pickup at the Stapleton Library Circulation Desk. Additionally, students who qualify for Residential Delivery can use the Get It Request to request books to be delivered to their home.
Special Collections and University Archives are available by advance appointment; only two people can be in this area at the same time. Research visits may be scheduled with Harrison Wick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seating capacity is limited to 29. The music library collections are not open for browsing, but all items are available for check-out by request. Please visit the music library circulation desk to request an item or email Laura Krulikowski at email@example.com.
Java City is closed, but the Stapleton and Stabley libraries continue a relaxed policy allowing food and drink. Please adhere to face covering policies required by the university.
Classes meeting in the ALEKS Lab, Stabley 101, Stabley 201, and Stabley 210 should enter through the main entrance of Stapleton Library.
A prayer room remains available in Room G13 on the ground floor of Stapleton Library.
Please check the websites of these offices for specific hours and guidelines.
Hours for Spring 2021 Finals Week
Sunday, May 2: 12:00–8:00 p.m.Monday through Thursday, May 3–6: 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.Friday, May 7: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.Saturday: Closed
Hours for Summer 2021 (beginning May 10)
Saturday–Sunday: ClosedMonday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Information about virtual library services and student access to computers is available at IUP Libraries During Coronavirus.
Exceptions to normal hours