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Special Collections Library - now open for research appointments!

The Special Collections Library now offers limited appointment-only research hours for Penn State University students, faculty, staff, and community members. We’re pleased to welcome you back into our Reading Room and look forward to seeing you. To learn more, check out the Plan Your Research Visit page.

Affected Libraries:

  • Eberly Family Special Collections Library

-- Originally posted on Aug 25, 2020 at 2:24pm --

-- Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 at 12:47pm --

Patron Pickup

Yes, we are open for equipment rental by reservation only. No walk-ins allowed. Scheduling patron pickup every 15 minutes. Please schedule accordingly by visiting

Affected Libraries:

  • Media and Technology Support Services (MTSS)

-- Originally posted on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:27pm --

-- Last updated on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:27pm --

Microforms and Government Information

Affected Libraries:

  • Microforms and Government Information

-- Originally posted on Aug 4, 2020 at 3:56pm --

-- Last updated on Aug 23, 2021 at 7:49am --

Penn State Masking Requirement

Penn State requires masking in all indoor public spaces at all University locations, including all libraries, effective immediately. For more information, see this updated masking requirement on Penn State’s Virus Information website. 

-- Originally posted on Aug 4, 2021 at 6:30pm --

-- Last updated on Aug 4, 2021 at 6:30pm --