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Posted on 4/25/2017 12:23:56 PM
The Orendorff Music Library
is having a used book and music sale April 26–28 for our many duplicate items from
recent donations, including books on music, textbooks,
music scores, miniature scores, music anthologies, CDs, VHS tapes, and
music education materials.
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Two more Library Brown Bag Lunch and Learn sessions are scheduled for the spring 2017 semester, sponsored by the IUP Libraries and
the Center for Teaching Excellence
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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.
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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
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.
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The IUP Libraries is happy to announce 24/5 hours at Stapleton Library resumed Sunday September 27.
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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
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
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
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
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:
faculty are using funding data to gain knowledge of
Posted on 4/13/2015 10:22:25 AM
Participate in National Library Week 2015 with twitter bingo and online voting for our poster contest.
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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.
April 13, 2015, the start of Nationa
Posted on 4/9/2015 7:01:54 PM
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
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
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
IUP Libraries will celebrate National Library Week 2015 with
various events happening in the library, online, and around campus on
Posted on 4/1/2015 2:46:46 PM
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
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
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
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
The IUP Stapleton Library is open 24/5!
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
Posted on 2/25/2015 3:26:12 PM
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
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
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
First spring 2015 semester meeting of the Library Student Advisory Council.
Posted on 2/10/2015 10:47:41 AM
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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Complete the Fall 2014 library scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes!
Posted on 9/8/2014 4:42:23 PM
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
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
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 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
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
Posted on 5/29/2014 11:48:33 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ( email@example.com ). Please see below for details. JSTOR Workshop Wednesd
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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
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
Students whose social media presence uplifts the IUP community
are invited to nominate themselves for a Social Media Leader Award.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Posted on 11/12/2013 12:31:44 PM
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
Posted on 11/12/2013 12:16:29 PM
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
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
Posted on 10/30/2013 1:49:44 PM
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
Posted on 10/28/2013 11:03:58 PM
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
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
Anna is a Nutrition major and found the scavenger hunt
helpful in le
Posted on 10/4/2013 10:22:16 AM
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 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
Posted on 9/20/2013 6:45:15 AM
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 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
The IUP Libraries is pleased respond to requests for additional weekend hours.
Posted on 8/29/2013 8:37:19 AM
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
Purpose: Public study carrels are to
be used for independent study or research.
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
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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
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.
Posted on 5/6/2013 10:49:19 AM
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
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
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
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
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).
Posted on 4/9/2013 10:24:36 AM
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
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
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.
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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
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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
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
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
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 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
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.
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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
What's been happening at the Library? Get the news!
Posted on 12/3/2012 12:57:00 PM
The Library will extend its hours beginning Saturday, December 1, to accommodate end-of-term activity.
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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
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
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.
Posted on 11/8/2012 11:28:36 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Posted on 10/12/2012 1:17:28 PM
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
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.
Posted on 10/4/2012 11:43:20 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Posted on 4/12/2012 11:47:43 AM
Posted on 4/4/2012 3:46:37 PM
“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
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
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
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
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.
Posted on 3/5/2012 2:26:54 PM
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
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
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
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!
Posted on 2/27/2012 1:21:44 PM
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
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.
Posted on 2/13/2012 1:00:02 PM
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.
Posted on 9/28/2011 2:48:29 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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 .
Posted on 5/23/2011 2:56:39 PM
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
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:
Once upon a Library . . . By Jessica Moretti, Nicole Bolden, Emily Kustanbauter
Like a Good Tutor, the Library’s
Posted on 4/27/2011 9:48:52 AM
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
On March 8, 2011, Dr. Kelly Heider ( firstname.lastname@example.org ), 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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).
Posted on 8/31/2010 12:04:56 PM
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Posted on 4/26/2010 2:00:26 PM
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 ( email@example.com ), education librarian
Posted on 4/8/2010 4:03:39 PM
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
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
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, 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
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
210 Stabley Library
Be a part of this interesting boo
Posted on 3/5/2010 3:48:46 PM
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
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
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
210 Stabley Library
Be a part of this interesting
Posted on 1/26/2010 10:31:25 AM
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
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
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
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
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