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Starting Library Research

a guide to the variety of resources the library offers.

Ask a Librarian

Always ask a Librarian if you are having trouble!


As a Penn State student, you have access to a world class research library...and world renowned librarians! Penn State is home to a body of over 160 faculty librarians, who work with researchers and students at all 24 Penn State physical campuses, as well as online students. Penn State's librarians' expertise ranges from teaching and learning of research skills to digitization and preservation of archival manuscripts. 

To help you understand a little bit more of what we do for you as students check out the video below of a few Penn State librarians to get a sense of how we can help you as students.