Study at the DuBois Library

Rooms and Spaces

Group Study Rooms

The DuBois library has three group study rooms that accommodate 2-4 people.  Rooms include dry erase meeting tables and large dry erase boards. Reserve a Room online.

Computer Workstations

The library has computers for library research and general use. A scanner is also available.

Wireless Internet access is available in the library using your own laptop computer or one borrowed from the library. Please consult the Wireless Access on Campus page for more information.

Media Commons

Media Commons provides an opportunity for DuBois faculty and students to learn about creating digital media such as video and audio to positively impact their coursework. You (or a member of your group) will need your Penn State ID card to check out the Digital Commons key or equipment from the Library Circulation Desk.

DuBois Library Media Commons Equipment to Borrow.
Item Loan Period
GoPros 3 days
GoPro Max 3 days
Tripods 3 days
Canon  Camcorders 3 days
Nikon and Canon Digital Cameras 3 days
Nikon 360 Camera 3 days
Sony Handy Cam 3 days
Wireless Microphones 3 days

Visit Media Commons at DuBois for more information.

One Button Studio

The One Button Studio is available for limited use by one person at a time. The studio can be reserved for one hour. Make a reservation online.

Scan, Copy and Print

  • KIC Bookeye Scanner
  • Large format scanner.
  • Microform reader/printer.
  • Media Commons editing equipment.
  • Black & white laser printer 
    • Printing only from Campus Library computers
    • Letter-size (8.5” by 11.5”) prints
    • Defaults to double-sided printing
    • Printing is FREE!



Textbooks and Reserves

Reserve items faculty select for specific classes are shelved at the Circulation desk. Most items are loaned for 2 hours to be used within the Library. Be prepared to give the course number and name of your instructor. In order to borrow reserve materials, students must be registered with the library and present a Penn State ID.

For questions about Course Reserves, call the library at 814-375-4756.


Equipment to Borrow

Laptop computers are available at the circulation desk for loan to registered students. Laptops are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be reserved ahead of time.

DuBois Library equipment to borrow.
Item Loan Period
Dell Laptops 7 days
Headphones 24 hours
Macbook Air 7 days
Nintendo Switch 3 days
Oculus Go VR headset 3 days
Trail Cam 4 weeks
Kill A Watt EZ 7 days
Eco Smart Pen 1 semester
Universal laptop and Macbook chargers 4 hours
Apple USBc to USB adapter 3 days
Apple Lightning to headphone adapter 3 days
SD Card Reader 3 days
Arm skeleton 3 days
Female pelvis 3 days
Full skeleton 2 hours
Human brain 2 hours
Human elbow joint 3 days
Human skin section 3 days
Male pelvis 3 days
Spinal cord segment 3 days

If there are questions regarding use of any media equipment, please contact the Library at (814) 375-4756.