Study at the Robert E. Eiche Library, Altoona Campus

Rooms and Spaces

Room Number Usage Policy
Group Study and Meeting Spaces at the Eiche Library, Altoona.
205 Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
206 Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
207 Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
208 Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
210 Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
211B Group Study Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
211 Media Commons Non-reservable. First come, first serve basis.
211A One Button Studio Policy under review
200 Bechtel/Wherry Study Glass Room, Click Share
  • The Glass Room can only be reserved by faculty/staff and a faculty/staff member must be present at all times.
  • Maximum time allotted for a reservation is 2 hours.
  • Reservations up to two weeks in advance.
  • Room is not soundproof. Please encourage all users to use a library-friendly tone of voice.
  • When the Glass Room is not reserved, it is open for student use.

 

 

Scan, Copy and Print

The Library has two scanners that are free to use for students, faculty and staff.

A photocopier machine is located in the Library. The photocopier requires LionCash or a credit card.

There are also two black-and-white printers and a color printer. For printing from laptops, the Library has a remote printing-release station.

 

Textbooks and Reserves

For Students

Physical items such as textbooks, DVD’s, and other materials that are placed on Course Reserve by your instructor can be accessed at the Circulation Desk at the Library. Materials are to be returned at the same desk.

  • You will need your Penn State ID card to check out materials.
  • Fines will be assessed on overdue items. Items that are lost/damaged will be assessed additional fees.
  • E-Reserves can be accessed either through your instructor’s Canvas page or through this link: http://guides.libraries.psu.edu/er.php?

For Instructors

Reserves are placed only during semesters when the course for which those materials were requested is in session.

 

 

Equipment to Borrow

Robert E. Eiche Library Equipment to Borrow
Item Number Location Loan Period Library Usage
Laptops

20

Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
Headphones

27

Circulation Desks 4-Hour In-House Use
Calculators

5

Circulation Desk 4-Hour Open Usage
White Board Kits

8

Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
MacBook Air

3

Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
MacBook Pro

3

Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
Canon HD Camcorder

3

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Sonny Bloggie Touch Camera

9

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Small Tripod

6

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Reflector

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
16 GB, SD Card

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Wireless Microphone

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Adaptor for Corded Microphone

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Large Tripod

2

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
GoPro Wifi Combo Kit

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
GoPro Camera

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Flip Video Camera

8

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Smartphone Tripod Adapter for iPhone

2

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Smartphone Tripod Adapter for Tablets

1

Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Turntable

2

Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage