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Penn State Harrisburg is closed on Friday, January 15

Due to the electrical outage, the Library building will be closed this Friday, 1/15/21.  Employees will be working remotely.  
Library services will remain available through the Penn State Harrisburg Library and the Penn State University Libraries. 
For Research Consultation:  The Harrisburg Reference Librarians are available via phone, email, and Zoom.  Contact: UL-HARRISBURG@lists.psu.edu or see Web site directory of the Penn State Harrisburg Library.  
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Affected Libraries:

  • Penn State Harrisburg Library, Penn State Harrisburg

This alert is scheduled to be in effect until Jan 16, 2021 at 8:00am.

-- Originally posted on Jan 14, 2021 at 3:36pm --

-- Last updated on Jan 14, 2021 at 3:38pm --

Thun Library Service Updates

Penn State Berks Thun Library is available for Curbside Pickup and Course Reserves scanning requests. We are...here to help, UL-BERKS@lists.psu.edu or 610-396.6339.

Affected Libraries:

  • Berks Thun Library, Penn State Berks

-- Originally posted on Jan 4, 2021 at 10:02am --

-- Last updated on Jan 4, 2021 at 10:02am --

Special Collections Library - still here to help you!

While we are closed for safety, we are still here to help you! The Special Collections Library isn’t open for researchers right now but we can help with your research and teaching through scan-related projects. We would be happy to schedule a virtual research consultation to discuss what services and collections might best fit your needs. Please contact us at spcollections@psu.edu.

Affected Libraries:

  • Eberly Family Special Collections Library

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

-- Last updated on Aug 25, 2020 at 2:24pm --

Welcome to Penn State DuBois

  • Library Closed: December 19, 2020 - January 10, 2021

  • Beginning January 11, 2021 CURBSIDE PICKUP Only at DuBois Library Monday-Friday: 8am - 10am 

Affected Libraries:

  • DuBois Campus Library, Penn State Dubois

-- Originally posted on Aug 21, 2020 at 4:25pm --

-- Last updated on Dec 22, 2020 at 11:07am --

Welcome to Penn State Brandywine

  • Looking for online research help? Use our drop in Zoom Room (Monday through Friday 12PM - 1PM):  https://psu.zoom.us/j/91546634188 or ID#91546634188
  • Materials can be requested for pickup. Find what you want in the University Libraries Catalog  and place a hold on the item by selecting “I want it." Items can be picked up at the Vairo Library Circulation Desk when ready

Affected Libraries:

  • Vairo Library, Penn State Brandywine

-- Originally posted on Aug 21, 2020 at 3:59pm --

-- Last updated on Sep 28, 2020 at 3:28pm --

Penn State Harrisburg Curbside Pickup Service

Affected Libraries:

  • Penn State Harrisburg Library, Penn State Harrisburg

-- Originally posted on Aug 20, 2020 at 10:27am --

-- Last updated on Nov 24, 2020 at 3:48pm --

Status of Global News Center

In keeping with pandemic health and safety guidelines, the Ross Global News Center is closed to patrons through Stage 3 of the Libraries Opening (August - December 2020) and current print news collections are suspended through that period.  We hope to return to offering full physical access in January 2021.

Affected Libraries:

  • Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross Global News Center

-- Originally posted on Aug 18, 2020 at 3:43pm --

-- Last updated on Aug 24, 2020 at 8:02am --

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library – Service Update 11/21/20 – 1/17/21

The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library service desk and public spaces will be closed 11/21/20 – 1/17/21. While we are closed for safety, we are still here to help! Materials in our collections remain available for circulation via the online catalog, and library faculty and staff are available for remote reference, consultation, instruction, and assistance. Please email us: UL-ARCH@LISTS.PSU.EDU

Affected Libraries:

  • Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

-- Originally posted on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:51pm --

-- Last updated on Nov 23, 2020 at 12:05pm --

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 https://wco.psu.edu/patron/

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 --

Engineering Library Service Update

The Engineering Library is closed through Sunday, February 14th. Please use hold/I Want It in the Libraries’ catalog for pick up at Paterno Library. While we are closed, we are still here to help you! Library faculty and staff are available for remote reference, consultation, instruction, and assistance. Contact us at ul-engr@lists.psu.edu. Use Interlibrary Loan Services to request scans of course textbooks in advance, and our staff will send them to you.

Affected Libraries:

  • Engineering Library

-- Originally posted on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:14pm --

-- Last updated on Jan 5, 2021 at 12:47pm --

Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library Alert

The Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library is closed until February 15, 2021. Patrons can request to pick up materials at the Pattee/Paterno Libraries. While we are closed, we are still here to help you! Library faculty and staff are available for remote reference, consultation, instruction, and assistance. Contact us at ul-pams@psu.edu for assistance.

Affected Libraries:

  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library

-- Originally posted on Aug 13, 2020 at 1:52pm --

-- Last updated on Jan 5, 2021 at 12:53pm --

Music and Media Center Alert

While we are closed for safety, we are still here to help you! Music & Media Center reserves materials will be available at Commons Services on the first floor of Pattee Library when it reopens on Aug.  24. Other Music & Media Center materials can be requested using the "I Want It" button in the catalog. For access to materials prior to Aug. 24, see our curbside pickup instructions. Contact us at musiccenter@psu.edu for assistance.

Affected Libraries:

  • Walter and Doris Goldstein Music and Media Center

-- Originally posted on Aug 7, 2020 at 11:04am --

-- Last updated on Aug 11, 2020 at 9:10am --

Microforms and Government Information, Fall 2020 Semester

Affected Libraries:

  • Microforms and Government Information

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

-- Last updated on Sep 22, 2020 at 9:20am --