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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Penn State University Libraries will end its precautionary practice of quarantining returned materials starting Tuesday, June 1. Borrowed library items that have been returned to any University Libraries location will again be processed in a timely manner for access by other library users, including course materials on reserve available for short-term checkouts.


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2021 Guentter Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award finalists, winner named

Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College recognized the 10th annual finalist presentations and winner of the recently endowed Robert F. Guentter Jr. Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award on May 6, immediately following the three finalists’ remote presentations. Finalists represented the College of Agricultural Sciences, the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and the College of the Liberal Arts.  Full story

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University Libraries Research Awards honor 100 students from 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries presented its fourth annual Undergraduate Research Award honors to 100 students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses, including 96 current undergraduate students and recent graduates, four graduate students, two additional College of Medicine students and two collaborating faculty members.   Full story