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Free Return Shipping for Library Materials in Spring 2021 Semester

As a Penn State World Campus student, you have access to virtually all of the materials from the Penn State University Libraries. There is a collection of millions of print materials at Penn State, as well as the ability to borrow from other libraries, and it is likely that you may need to request a…

Using Interlibrary Loan to Request Library Materials from a Distance

Penn State students have access to a wealth of library resources, encompassing a wide range of materials in assorted formats. Many of these resources are available online, but physical copies of some materials can also be provided to students located in North America, even if they aren’t near a Penn State campus.

Meet Lori Lysiak, Librarian at Penn State Altoona

Penn State World Campus students have access to a wide variety of valuable library assets and services. Among the most helpful library resources are the librarians and research specialists. These staff members can assist students in finding information or materials they need for their courses. We recently chatted with Lori Lysiak, a reference and instruction librarian based at the Altoona campus. She shared details about her background and how students can enlist her help.

How to Use the E-Book Program at Penn State World Campus

There’s an opportunity for you to save money on books and selected readings for your courses this semester. Our e-book program is offered as a partnership between the Penn State University Libraries and Penn State World Campus, providing you with free electronic books for selected courses. The goal of the e-book program is to offer…

Three Helpful Library Resources

Victoria Raish, Penn State World Campus Online Learning Librarian, has put together three valuable resources that can aid you when using the library for course work or other assignments. Credo Tutorials  The Penn State University Libraries has invested in a set of modules known as the Credo Information Literacy Tutorials, available to any Penn State…