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Temple University students will notice a substantial change in Paley Library as they return for the fall 2016 semester.

Almost the entire east side of the first floor of Paley Library is closed for a construction project.

This FAQ has information about the impact of this project on Paley Library and its resources and services throughout the construction.

That section of Paley is where I always study. Why did you close it?

The decision to close the east side of Paley Library’s first floor was a University administration decision. In order to create more...

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Temple University Library News
August 25, 2016

Temple University students will notice a substantial change in Paley Library as they return for the fall 2016 semester.

Almost the entire east side of the first floor of Paley Library is closed for a construction project.

This FAQ has information about the impact of this project on Paley Library and its resources and services throughout the construction.

That section of Paley is where I always study. Why did you close it?

The decision to close the east side of Paley Library’s first floor was a University administration decision. In order to create more...

Read More
Temple University Library News
August 25, 2016
Temple Digital Scholars Program Application deadline for 2016-17 is September 12, 2016The Digital Scholars Program is a collaboration between the Center for the Humanities at Temple and the Digital Scholarship Center of Temple Libraries. It trains graduate students at Temple to apply digital research methods to humanistic or artistic material for their own research or […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
August 23, 2016

Starting Monday, August 29th 2016, Temple University Libraries will stop accepting cash at the Tuttleman Circulation/Reserve Desk. Acceptable forms of payment are Diamond Dollars, Credit/Debit cards, as well as checks and money orders. If you have questions please speak with Tuttleman Circulation/Reserve Desk staff. Thank you for your cooperation as we transition to our cashless payment process.

Temple University Library News
August 22, 2016

Starting Monday, August 29th 2016, Temple University Libraries will stop accepting cash at the Tuttleman Circulation/Reserve Desk. Acceptable forms of payment are Diamond Dollars, Credit/Debit cards, as well as checks and money orders. If you have questions please speak with Tuttleman Circulation/Reserve Desk staff. Thank you for your cooperation as we transition to our cashless payment process.

Temple University Library News
August 22, 2016

Temple Libraries has over 500 LibGuides, or Research Guides. The purpose of the guides is to help library users with some aspect of the research process. Most guides fall into one of three categories – those that offer links or helpful information related to specific disciplinary resources (subject guides), those with course-related information or resources (course guides), or those that provide general information about the library and its services (“How Do I” guides). A typical course guide, for instance, might include links to...

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Assessment on the Ground
August 18, 2016

Temple Libraries has over 500 LibGuides, or Research Guides. The purpose of the guides is to help library users with some aspect of the research process. Most guides fall into one of three categories – those that offer links or helpful information related to specific disciplinary resources (subject guides), those with course-related information or resources (course guides), or those that provide general information about the library and its services (“How Do I” guides). A typical course guide, for instance, might include links to...

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Assessment on the Ground
August 18, 2016

Beyond the Notes, Temple University Library’s popular and award-winning noontime concert series, announces a varied, imaginative and fun 2016-2017 season!

All concerts are 12:00pm-1:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall.
Light refreshments served.
Boyer recital credit given.

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Performing Arts News
August 15, 2016

Beyond the Notes, Temple University Library’s popular and award-winning noontime concert series, announces a varied, imaginative and fun 2016-2017 season!

All concerts are 12:00pm-1:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall.
Light refreshments served.
Boyer recital credit given.

... Read More
Performing Arts News
August 15, 2016
Applications for graduate student workers for fall 2016 are now open! https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/tu_in_student/jobdetail.ftl?job=16002253   Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
July 29, 2016

AMC otherwise known as the Allied Media Conference, is the first conference I have been to whose focus is not libraries and/or education. The conference focuses on media-based organizing and change-making. Therefore the audience included a myriad and diverse community of people using media to incite change, including but not limited to, filmmakers, radio producers, technologists, youth organizers, writers, and artists. The conference was split into different tracks around radical change and community organizing. My panel “Librarians of Color...

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Library Residents' Corner
July 22, 2016
By Kaelin Jewell At next year’s International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Amy Gillette and I are co-chairing a session on digital reconstructions of architectural spaces from the Italian peninsula, dating between the 4th-15th centuries CE. Please consider submitting! Here is the full CFP: CALL FOR PAPERS: Digital Reconstructions: Italian […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
July 20, 2016

Part Two

This past April, we asked Temple University Libraries’ staff members to share the books, movies, and library resources they love, in celebration of National Library Week. Today, we’re back with a new installment of staff favorites, as part of our ongoing initiative to help you get to know your library staff. Check out their recommendations below, and click through the links to find these items in our collections!

 

“My favorite [film] is...

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Temple University Library News
July 20, 2016

Part Two

This past April, we asked Temple University Libraries’ staff members to share the books, movies, and library resources they love, in celebration of National Library Week. Today, we’re back with a new installment of staff favorites, as part of our ongoing initiative to help you get to know your library staff. Check out their recommendations below, and click through the links to find these items in our collections!

 

“My favorite [film] is...

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Temple University Library News
July 20, 2016

The task of acclimating to a new environment can be daunting for anyone relocating or settling in a new city or country. In addition to establishing a home, finding work, accessing health care and other services, and possibly learning a new language, developing friendships is an important part of feeling connected to a new community. In an increasingly technologically-dependent world, social networking tools and friend finder apps like Wiith, Hey! VINA, LykeMe, and Meetup can make easy work of connecting to like-minded individuals with similar interests. The challenges associated with...

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History News
July 13, 2016

The task of acclimating to a new environment can be daunting for anyone relocating or settling in a new city or country. In addition to establishing a home, finding work, accessing health care and other services, and possibly learning a new language, developing friendships is an important part of feeling connected to a new community. In an increasingly technologically-dependent world, social networking tools and friend finder apps like Wiith, Hey! VINA, LykeMe, and Meetup can make easy work of connecting to like-minded individuals with similar interests. The challenges associated with...

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History News
July 13, 2016
We may be adding a couple of additional events to what is below but here is our main lineup of regularly scheduled activities in the DSC for the fall semester.  We have some great new ones and a couple of one off sessions as well.  Don’t forget to signup for what you are interested in […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
July 11, 2016

This blog post was co-written by Anastasia Chiu and Fobazi Ettarh, and was originally posted on the ACRL Residency Interest Group site on June 15, located here.

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Library Residents' Corner
July 11, 2016
By Emily Cornuet The past month in the DSC makerspace area, I have been experimenting with a few different materials on the laser cutter. The DSC has a 60W Universal Laser Cutter with a print area of 12 x 24. It is hooked up to a ventilation system that removes excess chemicals that are released when materials […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
July 8, 2016

orlando clouds

The ACRL Assessment Discussion Group meeting is always a bright spot at the ALA conference.  The group, with a discussion list of...

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Assessment on the Ground
July 6, 2016

orlando clouds

The ACRL Assessment Discussion Group meeting is always a bright spot at the ALA conference.  The group, with a discussion list of...

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Assessment on the Ground
July 6, 2016

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