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, 206, 207, 208, and 211B Group Study Make a room reservation
211A One Button Studio Make a room reservation
200 Bechtel/Wherry Study Glass Room, Click Share

ClickShare collaboration tool gets all participants more involved by giving everybody the opportunity to share content at the click of a button (Click-Share Guide.pdf). 

The Glass Room has seating for six. The glass table in the room can be used for taking notes. Just write with white board markers on the top of the table. White board markers and an eraser are available at the library service desk.

  • 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.
  • Make a room reservation

 

 

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, DVDs, 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 the E-Reserves system.

For Instructors

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

 

 

Equipment to Borrow

Equipment to Borrow
Item Number Location Loan Period Library Usage
16 GB, SD Card 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Adaptor for Corded Microphone 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Calculators 5 Circulation Desk 4-Hour Open Usage
Canon HD Camcorder 3 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Flip Video Camera 8 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
GoPro Camera 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
GoPro JAWS Flex Clamp 1 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
GoPro Wifi Combo Kit 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Headphones 27 Circulation Desks 4-Hour In-House Use
JVC Camcorder 2 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Key Mission 360 Camera with Case and Accessories 2 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
Laptops 20 Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
Large Tripod 2 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
MacBook Air 3 Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
MacBook Pro 3 Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
Model of Full Human Skeleton 1 Circulation Desk 2-Hour In-House Use
Model of Human Brain 1 Circulation Desk 2-Hour In-House Use
Model of Human Heart 2 Circulation Desk 2-Hour In-House Use
Model of Human Skull 1 Circulation Desk 2-Hour In-House Use
Molecular Model Set 1 Circulation Desk 4-Hour Open Usage
Mozu Guru 360 Action Camera Stabilizer 1 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
Reflector 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Ruler, Compass, and Protractor Sets 3 Circulation Desk 4-Hour Open Usage
Small Tripod 6 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
Sony Bloggie Touch Camera 9 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage
Steadicam Volt 1 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
Turntable 2 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
Viewmaster VR Viewer 2 Circulation Desk 14-Day Open Usage
White Board Kits 8 Circulation Desk 4-Hour In-House Use
Wireless Microphone 1 Circulation Desk 7-Day Open Usage