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Library Lessons: There’s a University Libraries Page for You!

Your Library is a World Library. And there is a World Campus Library page to help you find services and resources specific to your needs. Some highlights include: Fewer links in order to highlight those that are needed frequently (or hard to find) Find Research Guides – search for research guides by keyword, or browse by…

Library Lessons: Researching Opposing Viewpoints

Investigate all sides of the issue with Opposing Viewpoints in Context Need resources covering current hot-button issues? Want to know what people on both sides of the issue are writing? Check out Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Covering everything from climate change to immigration, Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides you with multiple perspectives on a variety…

Library Lessons: Using the Online Reference Shelf

Reference materials are only a click away with the Online Reference Shelf When it’s late at night, you’re still 1,200 words away from writing your conclusion, and the coffee isn’t doing its job any more, you need easy access to even the most basic resources to help you with that final push—the Online Reference Shelf…

PawCast: The University Libraries: Tips, Tools, and Tricks

Learning at a distance doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the various services available through the Penn State Libraries. Ranking among the top ten research libraries in North America, the University Libraries are a great resource for students in all fields of study. In this episode of PawCast, we explore how you can make…

A Very Powerful Tool in the Student’s Hands: Penn State Libraries

In my experience as a student at Penn State, the University Libraries have played a major role in assisting with my coursework. Living outside the United States, and not being able to visit any of its physical campuses, I first thought that accessing the library would certainly be a complicated process. I later found that…