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  • 1. Where Ideas, Learning, and Innovation Connect
  • 2. When We’re Open
    Regular Library Hours for Semester:
    Monday – Thursday
    8 am – 11 pm
    8 am – 9 pm
    10:30 am – 9 pm
    11:30 am – 11 pm
  • 3. Reference Services
    • Chat
    • 4. Phone (315-312-4267)
    • 5. Email (askalibrarian@oswego.edu)
    • 6. Chat anytime with a librarian from another college—immediately.
    • 7. Research Appointments
    • 8. Texting
    • 9. Roving Reference
  • Library Spaces
    Variety of Study Areas
    Computers and Computer Lab
  • 10. 24 Hour Study Room
    Open 7 days a week, 24 Hours whenever classes are in session.
  • 11. Group Study Rooms
    12 Study Rooms and Group Presentation Rooms Available for Student Use
  • 12. Continuous Improvement of Spaces
    Penfield continues to move toward creating a Learning Commons with technology rich collaboration spaces such as our “IGLUs”
  • 13. Penfield’s Resource Sharing Partnership
    Penfield is a leader in Resource Sharing, and a major partner in the IDS Project, an award winning resource sharing consortium.
  • 14. Penfield’s Café serves a variety of Starbucks coffee, and food that can be taken to wherever students are studying.
  • 15. We have a lot going on…
  • 16. Community Outreach
    Penfield offers booksales open to the community, has a well established food for fines program, and offers reference services and computer use to community members.
    Penfield also works collaboratively with local schools and school librarians.
  • 17. Liaison Program
    • Subject Librarians have established relationships with specific departments, delivering instruction, collection management, and outreach for the library.
    • 18. Faculty and Librarians work collaboratively to connect resources and teaching to evolving curricular needs.
  • Special Collections
    Extensive college and local history collection.
    Growing online presence with digitized collections.
    Major collections such as President Millard Fillmore’s papers, E.A.Sheldon papers,
    and Oswego Safe Haven collection.
  • 19. Computer Science Faculty Damian Schofield gives advice on how to succeed in scholarly publishing.
    Penfield hosts a “display to archives” program each year celebrating the scholarly and creative activities of faculty and staff.
  • 20. Innovative Technologies
    Technologies for students
    Multimedia production facilities
    Resource sharing technology
    Technology rich professional environment
    Staff experienced in Instructional Design
    Well staffed library technology team
  • 21. Campus Partnerships
    Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching housed in Penfield.
    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in Penfield.
    Office of Learning Services hosts tutoring in Penfield.
    Several collaborative projects and staff sharing with Campus Technology Services.
    Librarians partner with Honors and other programs.
    Librarians collaborate with teaching faculty as members of most college committees and councils.
  • 22. Fast Facts
    470,000 volume collection
    Over 100 databases
    Over a half million visitors per year
    300 library instruction classes per year
    13,000 reference questions per year
    15,500 ILL transactions per year
  • 23. For more Information
    @Penfield Newsletter
    Library Website
    About Penfield Library page