Rooms and Spaces
There are study carrels available in the library for quiet studying, as well as Group Study Rooms which are available for three hour reservations at Space Availability - Altoona - Study Space - LibCal - Penn State University Libraries.
|205, 206, 207, 208, 211B, and 200 Bechtel/Wherry Study (Glass Room)||Group Study||Online reservations may be made at Space Availability - Altoona - Study Space - LibCal - Penn State University Libraries.|
|211A||One Button Studio||
Online reservations may be made at Space Availability - Altoona - Study Space - LibCal - Penn State University Libraries
Scan, Copy and Print
The Library has two scanners that are free to use for students, faculty and staff.
The Library also has a ST Viewscan II scanner to view and print microfilm and microfiche.
Paw Prints Kiosk
Paw Prints kiosks can be found at:
• Eiche Library, first floor (Black and white)
• Eiche Library, second floor (Black and white and color, scanning available)
• Printing available only to PSU users.
Visit Paw Prints for more information on setting up your wepa account.
Textbooks and Reserves
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.
Reserves are placed only during semesters when the course for which those materials were requested is in session.
- Reserve requests for physical materials such as textbooks, DVDs, and other items
- Reserve requests for Electronic Reserves
Equipment to Borrow
|Item||Number||Location||Loan Period||Library Usage|
|Calculators||5||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||Open Usage|
|Calculators- Graphing||2||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||Open Usage|
|Canon HD Camcorder||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|Canon Still Camera||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|DVD Drive & Card||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|EN-EL12Rechargeable Li-ion Battery||2||Circulation Desk||14-Days||Open Usage|
|Explorer VTB Tripod||1||Circulation Desk||7-Days||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|
|GoPro LCD Touch BacPac and Access.||1||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|JVC Camcorder||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|Key Mission 360 Camera with Case and Accessories||2||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Instabilizer: Universal Tripod Adaptor for Tablets||1||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||Open Usage|
|Iographer Multi case for mobile phone||1||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Laptops||10||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||In-House Use|
|Lavalier Microphones for Mobile Devices & Headphone Jack Adapters||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||In-House Use|
|MacBook Air||5||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||In-House Use|
|Life-size Dual-Sex Torso Muscular Arm||1||Circulation Desk||2-Hour||In-House Use|
|Male Muscle Figure||1||Circulaion Desk||2-Hour||In-House Use|
|Model of Full Human Male Asian Disarticulated Skeleton||1||Circulation Desk||2-Hour||In-House Use|
|Model of Full Human Female Disarticulated 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|
|Monopod||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|Mozu Guru 360 Action Camera Stabilizer||1||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Oculus Go (Virtual Head Set)||1||Circulation Desk||3-Day||Open Usage|
|One Button Studio Laser Presenter & Remote||1||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||Open Usage|
|Ruler, Compass, and Protractor Sets||2||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||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|
|Steadicam Volt||1||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Tripods- Large||3||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open Usage|
|Tripods- Small||2||Circulation Desk||7-Day||Open usage|
|Turntable||2||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Videomic Go Camera/Mic/Lens Kit||1||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|Viewmaster VR Viewer||2||Circulation Desk||14-Day||Open Usage|
|White Board Kits||5||Circulation Desk||4-Hour||In-House Use|
Once you’ve placed holds through the Libraries Catalog for pickup, they may be picked up at either the Service Desk, or through our optional curbside pickup. The pickup location is in the Smith lot, at the turnaround loop near the library. If you are picking up curbside, be sure to schedule your pickup time with us and call 949-5256 when you arrive.