Study at the J. Clarence Kelly Library

Rooms and Spaces

The main floor of the library houses the Service & Circulation desk, along with reference works, Course Reserves materials, periodicals, newspapers, microforms, and part of the circulating collection (including the New Books & Fiction and Teaching International displays).

The lower level of the library houses the remainder of the circulating collection, two group-study pods, and areas for quiet study, as well as the John H. Gruskin Learning Center.

J. Clarence Kelly Library computer work stations.
Space Equipment
Group-study and quiet-study areas 20 Individual computer workstations
Group study area 1 Collaborative workstation

1 Visitor Workstation:

  • Limited internet access
  • Software provided for non-Penn State users to access the library's website and catalog


Scan, Copy and Print

All workstations are networked to a black-and-white laser printer on the main floor of the library. Students are allotted 110 "sheets" (8.5" x 11", black-and-white pages) per semester. See the Sheets and Pricing page for more details.

Two scanners are available for student, faculty, and staff use. One is a flatbed scanner, and the other is an automatic document feeder (ADF) scanner. Both are located on the main floor, and are connected to workstations with Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop digital imaging software. Photocopies can also be purchased at the service desk for $0.10 per page



Equipment to Borrow

Equipment Units Loan Period Late Fees
Equipment Loans - J. Clarence Kelly Library.
Nikon Digital Camera 2 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Canon HD Camcorder 2 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Flip Camcorder 2 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Sony Bloggie 13 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Dell Laptop 5 7-Day $25.00/day
Monopod 1 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Tripod 7 24-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.
Flash Drive 2 7-Day $1.00/day with 5-day grace
Headphones 8 2-Hour $1.00/hr. to $100 max.