Study at the Abington College Library

Rooms and Spaces

Group Study and Media Commons Rooms at the Abington College Library.
Room Policies Equipment Availability
Room 5
Library lower level
Minimum of two, no more than four people PC, Solstice Collaboration Check out keys at circulation desk
Room 6
Library lower level
Minimum of two, no more than four people Media Commons Mac, Televisions, DVD Player, VHS player Check out keys at circulation desk
Group study spaces A, B, C, D, E, F Minimum of two, no more than four people Group study space B has solstice collaboration Check out pass at circulation desk
One Button Studio, Room 102 Library, Main Levle   Canon HD Video Camera, Epson Projector for Power Point presentations, iMac Computer, Greenscreen, Ceiling-mounted lights and microphone Reserve in advance eat the circulation desk or by calling 215-881-7424
Media Commons (2 Lower level; 2 Main Level   3 iMacs with software for creating podcasts and editing video. Additional equipment for digital projects such as microphones and tripods can be checked out at the circulation desk First come, first served

 

 

Scan, Copy and Print

Scanners

  • 1 Epson 11 x17 flatbed scanner
  • 1 Click Mini 11 x 17 overhead scanner

Copiers

The copier is located behind the periodicals on the main floor. The charge for copying is $0.10 per page. The copiers do not take money just LionCash. The copiers are equipped to use either letter- or legal-size paper.

Printers

All computers throughout the library are networked to printers. The printers are located in the front and rear of the library's main level. See the instructions for pricing information.

A color printer is available in the library. One page of color printing uses 3 sheets of the student printing allotment.

Wireless/Remote printing is also available. See the instructions for details.

 

Textbooks and Reserves

Course Reserves

Course Reserves Textbooks that are on physical course reserve will be available for checkout from the circulation desk in the library. Please contact Catherine Rohland (caw25@psu.edu) at 215- 881-7431 for additional information regarding reserves. Guidelines for placing books on reserve:

  • Course Reserves Request Form For faster processing, personal copies of textbooks may be brought to the circulation desk to be placed on reserve. If you do not have a personal copy to put on reserve contact Catherine Rohland (caw25@psu.edu) for alternate ways of requesting textbooks.
  • Electronic Reserve Request Form We can create durable links to full-text articles available through most, but not all, of the Libraries' licensed databases.
  • If an article is not available through the Penn State system, please submit clean, scannable copies of articles to the Library. E-reserves require 2-3 weeks for processing. For further information on Course Reserves, including copyright restrictions and linking reserves to Canvas, please refer to Course Reserves on the University Libraries homepage.

Guidelines for placing books on reserve:

  • For faster processing, personal copies of textbooks may be brought to the Circulation Desk to be placed on reserve. If you do not have a personal copy available to be put on reserve, please contact Catherine Rohland (caw25@psu.edu) for alternate ways of requesting textbooks.
  • We can create durable links to full-text articles available through most, but not all, of the Libraries' licensed databases.  If an article is not available through the Penn State system,  please submit clean, scannable copies of articles to the Library.   E-reserves require 2-3 weeks for processing. 
  • ​For further information on Course Reserves, including copyright restrictions and linking reserves to Canvas, please refer to Course Reserves on the University Libraries homepage.

 

Equipment to Borrow

 

Item Loan Period Usage
iPads 5 days Circulates
Chromebooks 4 hours Circulates
Scientific Calculators 4 hours Circulates
Graphing Calculators 4 hours Circulates
Wireless Microphone Kit 4 hours Circulates
Microphone 4 hours Circulates
Audio Recorder 5 days Circulates
Headphone splitter 4 hours Library Use Only
Headphones 4 hours Circulates
Portable White Boards 5 days Circulates
Portable phone chargers 2 hours Library Use Only
Memory card reader/writer 2 horus Library Use Only
USB Flash drives 4 hours Library Use Only
Canon Portable Tripods 5 days Circulates
Joby GorillaPod Flexible Tripods 5 Days Circulates
Canon ZR800 Digital Video Camcorder 4 hours Library Use Only
Canon HD Camcorder 4 hours Circulates