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  • 1. Introduction to theUniversity Libraries Matthew Ciszek Head Librarian
  • 2. Lartz Memorial LibraryLocated at 177 Vine Ave (across from Bookstore)Library Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PMLibrary Website:http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/shenango.html
  • 3. Library ResourcesBooks and PeriodicalsMedia Collection and Popular FilmsMcDowell Creative Writing CollectionBook Nook Popular Fiction Collection
  • 4. Study/Reading AreasStudy CarrelsStudy TablesLibrary LoungeQuiet Areas
  • 5. Group Study RoomsTwo rooms availableGroups of 2 or moreCollaborative workstationsDVD capability
  • 6. Computing ResourcesPCs with Internet accessMicrosoft Office 2007Laptops available for 7 day loanB/W and color printing
  • 7. Online ResourcesUniversity Libraries Web Page http://www.libraries.psu.edu • Research Guides • The CAT – Library Catalog • Online Databases • Electronic Journals • Citation Styles
  • 8. Resources from Other LibrariesPenn State Libraries Using “I Want It” button in CATOther Libraries EZBorrow – PA College/Univ. Libraries ILLiad – Books/articles WorldCat – Worldwide catalog of materials
  • 9. Borrowing MaterialsBring your Penn State ID to borrow materials28 day Loan Period for books, 7 day for videosOverdue fees may apply and charges of $150 per book if lost/never brought back
  • 10. Course ReservesFaculty place textbooks and readings on reserve2 hour in-library useSome reserve material also online through the CAThttp://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/quicklinks/ coursereserves.html
  • 11. Research HelpTwo Librarians on campus Matt Ciszek (mpc16@psu.edu) Jonathan Megill (jdm38@psu.edu)ASK! Service http://ask.libraries.psu.edu Email and Chat Reference Staffed 9AM-Midnight Mon-Thurs and 6PM-9PM Sundays
  • 12. Any Questions?Come Visit Us!177 Vine Ave724-983-2876