Alumni Library offers new Federal Legislative Resource Center

The Federal Legislative Resource Center, new this month on the Alumni Library online, will help viewers to become better informed on newly introduced legislation and how senators or representatives voted on pending items.

Penn State alumni also can access some of the electronic resources through the Alumni Library at Alumni Association members have access to JSTOR, a database of multidisciplinary and discipline specific scholarly articles in the sciences and humanities. Other search tools include ProQuest products (Online, ABI, and National Newspaper) as well as Project MUSE.

These resources and more can be found at Penn State's Alumni Library, a joint project of the University Libraries and the Penn State Alumni Association. The Penn State Alumni Association strives to connect alumni to the University, to each other, provide valuable benefits to members, and support the University’s mission of teaching, research and service. For more information on the Alumni Association, go to

Penn State University Libraries, with more than 5.3 million volumes, 6.9 million microforms, 88,000 serial subscriptions, 536 online databases and more than 100,000 e-books, constitute a major resource for students, faculty and staff, as well as residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The largest research library in Pennsylvania, it is one of four resource libraries that provide service and collections to all other libraries and citizens of the commonwealth. For more information, go to
For more information: Catherine Grigor, manager  of Public Relations and Marketing, University Libraries,, 814-863-4240.

Last Updated November 04, 2009