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Arts and Humanities Library
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Penn State University
Phone: 814-865-3616
Fax: 814-863-7502

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Music and Media Center
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Phone: 814-865-3616

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21 W Pattee (ground floor of Pattee Library, West Entrance, near MacKinnon's Cafe)

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111 Stuckeman Family Building
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Services for Faculty, Students, and other Library Users


Reference and Information

The Reference and Information Desk for the Arts and Humanities Library is located on the second floor of West Pattee Library, room W211, along with the Music and Media Center. This desk is staffed all hours the library is open.

For reference and information assistance by telephone, call our reference desk at 814-865-3616. Our reference email address is

Instruction and Collection Acquisitions
In addition to reference services and research consultations, our subject specialists develop the library's collections in their areas of expertise, respond to acquisitions requests, and provide instructional sessions for your students upon request.

Music and Media Center
The Music and Media Center provides circulation services for the audio and video recordings housed on the second floor of West Pattee Library, playback equipment for audiovisual materials, and a course reserves service for audio, video, and music materials. Click here for more information.

Audio E-Reserves
The University Libraries' electronic course reserve service for audio employs streaming technology to provide Penn State students and instructors access to audio being studied in courses at Penn State University. The service is available to any instructor at any Penn State location. Click here for more information.

Video Screening Rooms
Two screening rooms for videos are available in West Pattee Library. The Film/Video Viewing Room on the ground floor of West Pattee Library can be scheduled by contacting the News and Microforms Library service desk (814-863-0377). The Video Viewing Room, W214 Pattee on the second floor of West Pattee Library can be scheduled by contacting the Arts and Humanities Library reference desk (814-865-3616).