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Your Guide to Multimedia, Copyright, and Free Media Available from Penn State

by Alice Whiteside, information literacy librarian with the Penn State University Libraries Are you working on a multimedia project for a class this semester or putting together something spectacular for the Sustainable State Video Contest? Many of you probably know that you can get articles (from scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines) through our library databases,…

Library Resources for Spanish, Ibero-American, Linguistics & Related Studies

Many thanks to Rachel Schneiderman, Humanities Librarian for Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, Linguistics, Latin American Studies and Latina/o Studies at Penn State University Libraries for this helpful information on linguistics research. Are you in a Penn State World Campus course on linguistics or Ibero-American Civilization? Are you studying sociology, world music, anthropology, women’s studies or…

Geographic Resources from Penn State Libraries and Online

Many thanks to Marcy Bidney, Assistant Librarian, Head of the Donald W. Hamer Maps Library at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these great tips on Penn State resources for geographic information. Don’t stop reading this blog if you think maps or geographic information have nothing to do with your course of study. I’m here…

Thinking ‘Bout Research: Digging Deeper Into Company Information

Many thanks to Daniel Hickey, business and information sciences librarian at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these tips on researching specific companies. Penn State has librarians that specialize in every academic discipline, as our information literacy librarian, Emily Rimland, mentioned in her last post. Oftentimes the in-depth research guides we create can point you…

University Libraries Have Specialists for All Your Reading & Research Needs

Many thanks to Emily Rimland, information literacy librarian at Penn State University Libraries for sharing these tips on finding answers to your research questions! Librarians at Penn State are like physicians. Just as there are doctors who specialize in certain areas like orthopedics, pediatrics, and dermatology, there are librarians who specialize in the disciplines of…