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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…

Adding and Dropping Courses: What You Need to Know

If you are considering adding or dropping a course, there are many factors you will want to consider: Is there still time to add or drop a course? Will dropping a course affect my progress towards my degree? Will a change in my course schedule have financial implications? Penn State maintains three periods relating to…

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…

Nittany Lion Career Network: Job Leads & Resources for Penn State Students

There are many ways to search for jobs – networking, targeted searches, the internet, employment agencies, and career or job fairs. But did you know that as a Penn State student you have an additional way to connect with a national pool of employers who are seeking PSU students and grads? The Nittany Lion Career…

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…

Blue, White, and You!

Did you know that the Blue & White Society is the student group of the Penn State Alumni Association? Did you also know that as a Penn State World Campus student you can join this organization and be a part of this fantastic organization? You can! Being a member of the Blue & White Society…

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…