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Home Location/Marking Description List

Abington (ABINGTON)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-AB General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
ARCHIVE-AB Ogontz School Archives Room   Archives
BROWSINGAB Browsing/Leisure Reading Collection    
CURRIC-AB Curriculum Collection JUVENILEBK or
INSTR-MTL
Curr.
MEDIA-AB Multimedia/AV Materials    
REF-AB Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
REFDESK-AB Ready Reference   Refdesk
RESERVE-AB Reserve Desk    
TESTS-AB Test materials for Curriculum Collection INSTR-MATL  
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Altoona (ALTOONA)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-AA General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
BROWSINGAA Popular titles   BR
CIRC1AA Circulation Desk    
CURRIC-AA Curriculum Materials INSTR-MTL CURRIC
DISPLAY-AA Display, 2nd Floor    
EICHE-AA  Rare Books Eiche Collection- Ask at Circulation Desk    Display/Case/Lib-use 
INDEXES-AA Abstracts & Indexes   Index Area/Reference
JUVENILEAA Juvenile Literature Collection JUVENILEBK JL
MAPS-AA Maps Collection    
MEDIA-AA Multimedia/AV Materials Area    
MICROS-AA Microforms    
OVERSIZEAA Oversize Collection    
PERIOD-AA Periodicals    
REF-AA Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-AA Reserve Desk    
SPEC-CIRC1 In storage ask at service desk. Scrapbook collection   SPEC-CIRC1
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Beaver (BEAVER)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-BR General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
AFRIC-AMER African-American Autobiography   African/Amer./Autobiog.
DISPLAY-BR Display    
DVD-BR DVD Collection   DVD/Beaver
GRFCNOV-BR  Graphic Novels Collection   Graphic/Novel
ILL-BR ILL Office    
LEISURE-BR Leisure Reading Collection    
REF-BR Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-BR Reserve Desk    
VERTFILEBR Vertical File   Vert.File
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Behrend (BEHREND)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-BD General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
ARCHIVE-BD Archives Collection ARCHIVES Archives
ATLASES-BD Atlas Stand    
BROWSINGBD Browsing/Leisure Reading Collection   Brows./Coll.
BUSREF-BD Business Reference Table   Ref.
CIRCDESKBD Laptop holding location.   CIRCDESKBD
FACULTY-BD Faculty Collection    
INDEP-LRNG Independent Learning Collection   Independent/Learning
INDEXES-BD Abstracts & Indexes   Ind/Ab
JUVENIL-BD  Juvenile Literature Collection  JUVENILEBK JUVENILE 
MEDIA-BD Multimedia/AV Materials Area   Aud.-Vis.
MICROS-BD Microforms    
OVERSIZBDM Oversize Media   Oversize/Aud.Vis.
OVERSIZEBD Oversize Collection   Oversize
PERIOD-BD Current Periodicals Area   Per.
REF-BD Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
REFDESK-BD Reference Desk Collection   Ref.
RESERVE-BD Reserve Desk   CIRC
THESIS-BD Thesis Collection    
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Berks (BERKS)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-BK General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
CAREER-BK Career Collection   Career
CURRIC-BK Curriculum Collection JUVENILEBK or
INSTR-MTL
Curric.
ETHICS-BK  Ethics Books Collection     
IDEALAB-BK IDea Lab (Instructional Design Lab)   IDea Lab
INDEXES-BK Abstracts & Indexes   Indexes
MEDIA-BK Media Collection   Media
REF-BK Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-BK Reserve Desk    
SPECCOL-BK Special Collection   Special/Coll.
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Brandywine (BRANDYWINE)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-DE General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
CURRIC-DE Curriculum Collection INSTR-MTL
Curr/Coll
GRFCNOV-DE  Graphic Novels Collection    GRFC NOV 
REF-DE Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-DE Reserve Desk    
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Dickinson / Carlisle (DSL-CARL)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-DN Lower Lvl - General Coll.  
BINDERY-DN Material at Bindery  
BINDPRP-DN Material in Bindery Prep  
CLINIC-DN Law Clinics, Pitt Street  
CLOSERESDN Closed Reserve, Carlisle  
DIGEST-DN 2nd Floor - Digests, Carlisle  
DISC-DN CD/DVD Collection  
DISPLAY-DN Trickett Display Case  
DOCUS-DN Lower Level - Gov Docs  
DOCUSMD-DN 1st Floor - GovDoc Media  
DOCUSMF-DN Lower Level - GovDoc MF  
DOCUSRF-DN GovDoc Reference  
ENCYCL-DN 2nd Floor - Encyc & ALRs  
INDEXES-DN Abstracts & Indexes  
MEDIA-DN 1st Fl - AV/CD/DVD Coll.  
MICROIN-DN  Low Lvl Micro Index/Guide   
MICROS-DN Microforms  
NEWBOOK-DN New Book Display  
OFFSITE-DN Off-site Collection  
OFFSITEADN Off-site A Collection  
ONLINE-DSL Online: Click the Online Content link above for the resource  
PENNA-DN 2nd Fl - Penna. Collection  
PERBND-DN 2nd Floor - Periodicals  
PERIOD-DN 2nd Floor - Periodicals  
PEROVER-DN 2nd Fl - Ovrsze Periodicals  
RARE-DN Rare Book Room  
RAREDS-DN Rare Book Display  
RARERM-DN Rare Book Room  
REF-DN Reference Collection  
REPORTR-DN Lower Level - Reporters  
RESDESK-DN Course Reserves at Desk  
RESERVE-DN Reserve Desk  
STATUTE-DN 2nd Floor - Statutes  
TECHSERVDN Technical Services  
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DuBois (DUBOIS)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-DS General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
DISPLAY-DS Display    
LEISURE-DS  Leisure Reading Collection     
LOCALHIST Local History Collection    
REF-DS Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-DS Reserve Desk    
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Fayette (FAYETTE)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-FE Stacks - General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
AUDIOBKFE Audio Book Collection   Audio Book
AUTHOR-FE Fayette Campus Author Display   Author/Display
CCHC-FE Coal and Coke Heritage Center Archival Collections    
EDUMEDIAFE Educational Media Collection   Ed.Media
FEATRFILFE Feature Film Collection   Feature/Film
GRFCNOV-FE Graphic Novels Collection   Graphic/Novel
JUVENILEFE Juvenile Literature Collection   Juv.
LOCHIST-FE Local History Collection   Local/History
MUSICCOLFE Music Collection   Music/Col.
REF-FE Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-FE Reserve Desk    
STORAGE-FE In Storage, Ask at Circulation Desk    
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Great Valley (GREATVLY)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-GV General Collection    
CURRIC-GV Curriculum Collection JUVENILEBK or
INSTR-MATL
Curr.
CURRICR-GV Curriculum Reference Collection   Curr.Ref.
INDEXES-GV Abstracts & Indexes    
NONPRINTGV Nonprint Collection, Ask at Desk   Nonprint
NONPRTR-GV Nonprint Reference, Ask at Desk   Nonprint/Ref.
PERIOD-GV Periodicals    
REFDESK-GV Reference Desk Collection   Desk/Ref.
REF-GV Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-GV Reserve Desk    
TESTS-GV Test Collection   Tests
THESIS-GV Thesis Collection   Thesis
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Greater Allegheny (GALLEGHENY)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-MK General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
BROWSINGMK Browsing/Leisure Reading Collection   Leisure
MEDIA-MK Media Collection   Media
REF-MK Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-MK Reserve Desk    
SPECCOL-MK In Library Use Only    
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Harrisburg (HARRISBURG)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-HB2 Stacks - General Collection, 2 Fl; Call numbers A-G BOOKFLOAT  
STACKS-HB3 Stacks - General Collection, 3 Fl; Call numbers H-Z BOOKFLOAT  
AUDIO-HB Audio Book Collection, 1st Floor    
CAPITAL Capital Coll - Spec Coll - 3 Fl   SPEC/COLL/CAP
CD-HB Compact Discs - 1 Fl   COMPACT/DISC
CD-ROM-HB CD-ROM - Ask at Circ Desk   CD-ROM
CURRIC-HB Curriculum Materials - 3 Fl INSTR-MTL CURR/MAT
DOCS-HB Government Docs - Stacks 2 Fl    
DVD-HB DVD Coll - Ask at Circ Desk   DVD
ELECTSERHB RM110 - 1 Fl    
HJSC-HB Holocaust & Jewish Studies-SpecColl-3FL    
ILL-HB ILL Office    
JUVENILEHB Juvenile Coll - Stacks 3 Fl JUVENILEBK JUV
LEISURE-HB Leisure Reading    
MAPS-HB Maps - 2 Fl   MAPS
MARSHALL Alice Marshall - Spec Coll - 3 Fl    
MICROS-HB Microforms - Periodicals - 2 Fl   MICROS
OVERSIZEHB Oversize - Stacks 2 Fl    
PERIOD-HB Periodicals - Stacks - 2 Fl    
PHONO-HB Phono Coll - Stacks 2 Fl    
RAREBKS-HB Rare Books - Spec Coll - 3 Fl   SPEC/COLL/RARE
REF-HB Reference - 1 Fl REF-ITEM REF
REPORTS-HB Reports - Stacks 2 Fl    
RESERVE-HB Reserve Desk    
SCHWAB Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room   SCHWAB
SPECINT-HB Special Interest - Spec Coll - 3 Fl    
SPEC-REF Spec Coll Ref - Spec Coll - 3 Fl REF-ITEM  SPEC/COLL/REF
TECHSERVHB Technical Services - 2 Fl   Technical/Services
THESIS-HB Theses - Stacks 2 Fl, In-Library Use    
THESIS-HBY Theses - Stacks 2 Fl, General Coll.   [Program Name]
TMI TMI Coll - Spec Coll - 3 Fl   TMI
VIDEO-HB Video Cass - 1 Fl   VIDEO/CASS.
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Hazleton (HAZLETON)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-HN Stacks - General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
ATLASES-HN Atlas Area   Atlas
BROWSINGHN Browsing/Leisure Reading Collection   Browsing/Collection
CIRCDESKHN Multimedia - Ask at Circulation Desk    
HIGHACRES Highacres Collection   Highacres
INDEXES-HN Abstracts & Indexes   Indexes
MAPS-HN Map Collection   Map
MICROS-HN Microforms    
REF-HN Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-HN Reserve Desk   Perm./Reserve
SOFTWAREHN Software Collection    
STORAGE-HN In Storage, Ask at Circulation Desk   Storage
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Hershey (HERSHEY)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-HY1 Stacks 1 Floor  
ARCHIVE-HY Archives Collection  
CIRCDESKHY Circulation Desk  
DISPLAY-HY Display Case  
ILL-HY ILL Office  
INDEXES-HY Abstracts & Indexes  
KIENLE-HY Kienle Collection K
MEDHIST-HY Medical History Collection  
MEDIA-HY Media Collection  
NEWS-HY Newspaper Collection  
OVERSIZEHY Oversize Collection Oversize
REF-HY Reference Collection R
RESERVE-HY Reserve Desk  
THESES-HY Theses Collection  
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Lehigh Valley (LEHIGHVLY)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-LV OBSOLETE Closed Stacks 1st FL, Ask at Circulation Desk    
STACKS-LV2 General Collection, 2nd FL BOOKFLOAT  
CAREERS-LV Career Information Collection   Careers
FACULTY-LV Faculty Collection   The/Faculty/Collection
JUVENILELV Juvenile Literature Collection   Juvenile
LEISURE-LV Leisure Reading Collection   Leisure
MEDIA-LV Circulation Desk - Videocassettes   Video
OVERSIZELV Oversize Collection   Oversize
REF-LV Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-LV Reserve Desk   Reserves
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Mont Alto (MONTALTO)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-MA General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
STACKS-MA1 Stacks - General Collection -- (Use for new purchases.)
BOOKFLOAT  
ARCHIVE-MA Archives   Arch.
ATLASES-MA Atlas Area   Atlas
CIRCDESKMA Circulation Desk Collection   Circ.Desk
DVD-MA DVD Collection (feature films only)   DVD/Mont Alto
MICROS-MA Microforms    
NONBOOK-MA Non-Book Collection, Ask at Desk   Circ.Desk
OVERSIZEMA Oversize Collection   Oversize
REF-MA Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-MA Reserve Desk    
STORAGE-MA In Storage, Ask at Circulation Desk   Storage
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New Kensington (NEWKEN)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-NK General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
CIRCDESKNK Ask at Circulation Desk   Circ./Desk
DOCS-NK Government Documents    
MEDIA-NK Multimedia Collection    
OVERSIZENK Oversize Collection   Oversize
POPNON-NK Popular Non-Fiction   Popular
REF-NK Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-NK Reserve Desk    
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Schuylkill (SCHUYLKILL)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-SL General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
BROWSINGSL Browsing/Leisure Reading Collection    
COUNTY County Collection BOOKSPEC (print) County
ILL-SL ILL Office    
MEDIA-SL Media Collection   SL-Media
OHARA-SL O'Hara Collection BOOKSPEC (print) O'Hara
OVERSIZESL Oversize Collection   SL-OVR
REF-SL Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-SL Reserve Desk    
RICHTER Richter Collection BOOKSPEC (print)
Richter
SPECCOL-SL Treasures BOOKSPEC (print)
Treasure
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Shenango (SHENANGO)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-SV General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
BOOKNOOKSV The Book Nook (Best Seller titles)    
CIRCDESKSV Circulation Desk   Circ./Desk
DISPLAY-SV Display Case    
ILL-SV ILL Office    
MCDOWELLSV McDowell Creative Writing Center    
MEDIA-SV Media Collection    
OVERSIZESV Oversize Collection   Oversize
REF-SV Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-SV Reserve Desk    
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Wilkes-Barre (WILKESBAR)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-WB General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
GISROOM-WB Geographic Information Systems materials   GIS Rm
ILL-WB ILL Office    
OVERSIZEWB Oversize Collection   Oversize
PENNSYLVAN Pennsylvania Collection   PA Coll
REF-WB Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-WB Reserve Desk    
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Worthington Scranton (WSCRANTON)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-WS General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
ARCHIVE-WS Archives, Ask at Desk   Archives
ATLASES-WS Atlas Area   Atlas
CIRCDESKWS Ask at Circulation Desk   SIRS
Software
Music Rec.
Slides
Lib./Prof.
DICTION-WS Dictionary Stands   Dict.Stand
GRFCNOV-WS Graphic Novels & Graphic Non-Fiction Collection   Graphic
ILL-WS ILL Office    
INDEXES-WS Abstracts & Indexes   Index
MAPS-WS Map Case   Map
REF-WS Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
REFDESK-WS Ready Reference   Ready Ref
RESERVE-WS Reserve Desk    
SPECCOL-WS Penn State Worthington Scranton-Prévos Coll-L105, Ask at Desk   Sp. Coll.
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York (YORK)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
STACKS-YK Stacks - General Collection BOOKFLOAT  
ILL-YK ILL Office    
LEISURE-YK  York - Leisure Reading Collection    LEISURE 
MEDIA-YK Video/Audio Coll., Ask at Circulation Desk    
REF-YK Reference Collection REF-ITEM Ref.
RESERVE-YK Reserve Desk   Reserves
SPECCOL-YK Special Collection, Ask at Circulation Desk   Special/Coll.
SWARTZ OBSOLETE  Judy Swartz Reading Collection
JUVENILEBK Swartz/Collection
SWARTZ-MID Judy Swartz Middle Reader Collection JUVENILEBK Swartz/Middle
SWARTZ-PIC Judy Swartz Picture Book Collection JUVENILEBK Swartz/Picture
SWARTZ-YA Judy Swartz Young Adult Collection JUVENILEBK Swartz/YA
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Annexes (UP-ANNEX)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
ACAD-BLDG Academic Act. Annex; Submit request for annexed material.  
ANNEXPREP New material being prepped for Annex  
AX-CATALOG  Material being transferred to Annex   
AX-CP-LP LP record transferred to the Annex  
CATO-2 Submit request for annexed material.  
CATO2-DN Submit request for annexed material.  
CATO-2MAPS CATO-2 Annex Map Cases; Submit request for annexed material.  
CATO-PARK Cato Annex; Submit request for annexed material.  
DARCHIVE-P This copy unavailable, submit request via Interlibrary Loan  
As of October 2010, use Home Location ANNEXPREP for new titles cataloged for one of the Annex locations, with the exception of CATO2-MAPS. If performing maintenance on an existing Annex item that has an 029 locator code, retain the Home Location it has already been assigned.
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Architecture,  111 Stuckeman Bldg.  (UP-ARCHIT)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-AC General Collection Arch.
ASKDESK-AC Ask at desk.
Use BOOKSPEC item type.
Arch.
FOLIO-AC Folios Arch.
OPENRES-AC Open Reserve Arch.
REF-AC Reference Collection Arch.
RESERVE-AC Reserve Desk Arch.
VIDEO-AC Videos Arch.
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Arts & Humanities (UP-ARTSHUM)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
CD-AH West Pattee, 2nd Floor - CD Collection A&H
DVD-AH West Pattee 2nd Floor, DVD - Collection A&H 
INDEXES-AH Pattee, 2nd Floor - Abstracts & Indexes A&H/Index Area
MICROS-AH West Pattee 2nd Floor, W206B - Microforms A&H/Micro
MUSIC-CTR West Pattee 2nd Floor - Music & Media Center
Also location for some of the A&H Folios
MMC
*NEWBOOK-AH W211-New/Featured Book/Movies
Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section. *NEWBOOK-AH used only as circ charge; actual Home Location is based on class number
PAT-RDG-RM Pattee, 2nd Floor, Paterno Humanities Reading Room  
PERIOD-AH Pattee, 2nd Floor - Current Periodicals A&H
REF-AH Pattee, Stacks 2 - Reference Collection A&H/Ref.
RESERVE-AH West Pattee 2nd Floor - Reserve Desk  
See also Pattee/Paterno Stacks section for general collection items
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Business,  3rd Floor Paterno  (UP-BUSINES)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
CARREF-BU Career Reference Collection Business/Career/Ref.
ELECRES-BU Electronic Resources/Manuals Business/Electronic
INDEXES-BU OBSOLETE Abstracts & Indexes  
PERIOD-BU OBSOLETE  Current Periodicals
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location PERIOD-RH.
 
REF-BU OBSOLETE  Reference Collection
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location REF-RESHUB.
Business/Ref.
REFDESK-BU OBSOLETE  Service Desk
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location REFDESK-RH.
Business/Service/Desk
See also Pattee/Paterno Stacks section for general collection items
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Dickinson / UP,  214 Katz Bldg.  (DSL-UP)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-DP 3rd Floor, General Collection  
CLINIC-DP Law Clinics @ Bristol Court  
DIGEST-DP Lower Level - Digests  
ENCYCL-DP Encyclopedias  
FACULTY-DP Faculty Lounge  
MEDIA-DP 2nd Fl - AV/CD/DVD Coll.  
MICROIN-DP  Lower Lvl Micro Index/Guide   
MICROS-DP Lower Level, Microforms  
ONLINE-DSL Online: Click the Online Content link above for the resource  
PENNA-DP 2nd Fl - Penna. Collection  
PERBND-DP 3rd Floor - Periodicals  
PERIOD-DP 3rd Floor - Periodicals  
PEROVER-DP 3rd Floor, Oversize Periodicals  
RAMP-DP Carrel Ramp  
READRM-DP 3rd Floor, Reading Room  
REF-DP 2nd Floor - Reference  
REPORTR-DP Lower Level - Reporters  
RESDESK-DP Course Reserves at Desk  
STATUTE-DP 2nd Floor - Statutes  
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Earth & Min. Sci.,  105 Deike Bldg.  (UP-EMS)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-EM General Collection E&MS
MAPS-EM Maps Collection E&MS/Maps
MICROS-EM Microforms E&MS
OVERSIZEEM Oversize Collection E&MS
PENN-EM Pennsylvania Collection E&MS
REF-EM Reference Collection E&MS
RESERVE-EM Reserve Desk E&MS
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Educ. & Behav. Sci.,  5th Floor Paterno  (UP-PAT)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
INSTRUC-ED Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section. INSTR-MATL Education/Instruct/Material
JUVENIL-ED JUVENILEBK Education/Juvenile
JUVBIGBOOK   Education/Juvenile/Big Books
KITS-ED Kits   Education/Kits
MEDIA-ED Multimedia/AV Materials Area   Education/Multimedia
MICROS-ED Microforms    
PERIOD-ED Current Periodicals Area   Education/Period.
REFDESK-ED Service Desk   Education/Service/Desk
REF-ED Reference Collection REF-ITEM Education/Ref.
REF-EDHIST Historical - In-Library Use REF-ITEM Education/Historical
REF-EDPAC Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section. REF-ITEM PA Center/for/the Book
REF-EDPACE Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section. (Non-circulating) REF-ITEM PA Center/for/the Book

See UP-PAT Library section for juvenile and instructional items.

Also see Home Location Chart for EBSL by Collection.

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Engineering,  325 Hammond Bldg.  (UP-ENGIN)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-EG General Collection Engin.
INDEXES-EG Abstracts & Indexes Engin.
MICROS-EG Microforms EG/Micro
NONCIRC-EG Noncirculating Engin.
POPULAR-EG Popular Reading in Technology Engin.
PROFDEV-EG Professional Development Engin.
REF-EG Reference Collection Engin.
RESERVE-EG Reserve Desk  
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External Libraries (XTERNAL)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
CULTUREHUB  Center for Character, Conscience,102 HUB-Robeson  Character/Center/HUB
HARSHBARGR Harshbarger Room, 104 Eisenhower Chapel Inter/Faith
LEADERSHIP AT&T Center for Service Leadership, 210 Hub-Robeson Center  
LGBTA-ROOM LGBTA Resource Room, 101 Boucke Ind./Learning
ROBESON Room 22, Hetzel Union Bldg. PRCC
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Life Sciences,  4th Floor Paterno  (UP-LIFESCI)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
INDEXES-LS Abstracts & Indexes   LifeSci/Abstr/Index
KNEEBONE Kneebone Mushroom Ref. REF-ITEM Life Sci/Kneebone
MICROS-LS Microforms   LifeSci/Micro
PERIOD-LS Current Periodicals Area    
PLANTPATEN Plant Patents Collection   Life Sci./Plant/Patents
REF-LS Reference Collection REF-ITEM Life/Sci./Ref.
REFDESK-LS  Reference Desk- In-Library Use REF-ITEM  
RESERVE-LS Reserve Desk    
SOILSURVEY Ask for Soil Surveys   Life Sci/Soil/Surveys
See also Pattee/Paterno Stacks section for general collection items
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Maps,  Central Pattee, Basement  (UP-MAPS)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-MP Maps Stacks  Maps
CLOSED-MP  Closed Storage Maps 
LGPLAN-MP Large Plan Files Maps
MAP-GUIDES Map Guides Maps
MAPS-MP Sheet Map Collection  
OVERSIZEMP  Oversize Book Collection  Maps 
REF-MP Reference Collection Maps
SANBORN-MP Sanborn-In-Library Use Sanborn
SMALL-MP Small Map Collection Maps
STORAGE-MP Ask at Service Desk Maps/Storage
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Media & Technology Svcs. (UP-MEDIA)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
FILM-CTR Media Tech, Wagner Annex  
FILM-PSU Media Tech, Wagner Annex  
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News & Microforms,  Ground Floor, West Pattee  (UP-MICRO)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
MICROS-PA News & Microforms, Ground Floor West Pattee Micro-/forms
DICTIO-NML Dictionaries NML/Dictionary
INDEX-NML Indexes & Guides NML/Index
MFICHE-NML Microfiche  
MFILM-NML Microfilm  
NEWBOOKNML New Book Display  
NEWS-NML Newspaper Area  
OPAQUE-NML Microprint  
PERIOD-NML Current periodicals  
REF-NML Reference NML/Ref.
THESIS-NML Theses  
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Pattee/Paterno Oversize and Folio,  various locations  (UP-PAT)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
OVERSIZEPA Pattee - Stacks B - Oversize Collection (excludes M, N, & TR, which are interfiled)
OVERSIZE
PATTEE-W2F Pattee - West Wing, 2nd Floor, Folios (Default location for new A&H Folios, including TR folio items) PATTEE-W2F
OVERSIZEIN Paterno, 2nd Floor - Oversize Collection - Doc Intl OVERSIZE
FOLIO-IN Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection - Doc Intl FOLIO
OVERSIZEUS Paterno, 2nd Floor - Oversize Collection - Doc US OVERSIZE
FOLIO-US Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection - Doc US FOLIO
OVERSIZESS Paterno - 2nd Floor - Oversize Coll OVERSIZE
FOLIO-SS Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection FOLIO
OVERSIZEBU Paterno, 3rd Floor - Oversize Coll OVERSIZE
FOLIO-BU Paterno, 3rd Floor - Folio Collection FOLIO
OVERSIZELS Paterno, 4th Floor - Oversize Coll OVERSIZE
FOLIO-LS Paterno, 4th Floor - Folio Collection FOLIO
JUVBIGBOOK Educ. & Behav. Sci., 5th Floor Paterno - Big Books Education/Juvenile/Big Books
Oversize/Folio locations are also listed in the Pattee/Paterno Stacks section for general collection items.
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Pattee/Paterno Stacks (UP-PAT)

Home Location Location Description Item Type Marking Description
Oversize/Folio locations are also listed separately.
OVERSIZEPA Pattee - Stacks B - Oversize Collection   OVERSIZE
PATERNO-1 Paterno - 1st Floor    
PATERNO-2 Paterno - 2nd Floor    
ATLASES-SS Atlas Stand REF-ITEM Soc Sci/Atlases
BROWSE-RH Research Hub, 2nd Paterno - Browsing Collection - In-Library Use    
DICTION-SS Dictionaries REF-ITEM Social/Sciences/Dictionary
DOC-CENSUS Paterno - 2nd Floor - Census   Social/Sciences/Census
DOC-INTL Paterno - 2nd Floor - International Documents    
DOC-MICROS Paterno - 2nd Floor - Microfiche   Social/Sciences/Microfilm
DOC-RAND Paterno - 2nd Floor - RAND Documents    
DOC-US Paterno - 2nd Floor - U.S. Documents    
ELECRES-SS Paterno - 2nd Floor - Electronic Resources/Manuals   Social/Sciences/Electronic
FOLIO-IN Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection - Doc Intl   FOLIO
FOLIO-SS Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection   FOLIO
FOLIO-US Paterno, 2nd Floor - Folio Collection - Doc US   FOLIO
OVERSIZEIN Paterno, 2nd Floor - Oversize Collection - Doc Intl   OVERSIZE
OVERSIZESS Paterno - 2nd Floor - Oversize Coll   OVERSIZE
OVERSIZEUS Paterno, 2nd Floor - Oversize Collection - Doc US   OVERSIZE
REFDESK-RH Research Hub, 2nd Paterno - Reference Desk - In-Library Use REF-ITEM Research/Hub/Desk
REF-RESHUB Research Hub, 2nd Paterno - Reference Collection - In-Library Use REF-ITEM Research/Hub/Ref
PATERNO-3 Paterno - 3rd Floor    
BUS-MEDIA Business Media   Business/Media
FOLIO-BU Paterno, 3rd Floor - Folio Collection   FOLIO
OVERSIZEBU Paterno, 3rd Floor - Oversize Coll   OVERSIZE
PERIOD-RH Research Hub, Current Periodicals - In-Library Use    
PATERNO-4 Paterno - 4th Floor    
FOLIO-LS Paterno, 4th Floor - Folio Collection   FOLIO
OVERSIZELS Paterno, 4th Floor - Oversize Coll   OVERSIZE
PATERNO-5 Paterno - 5th Floor    
INSTRUC-ED Educ. & Behav. Sci., 5th Floor Paterno - Instruct INSTR-MATL Education/Instruct/Material
JUVENIL-ED Educ. & Behav. Sci, 5th Floor Paterno - Juvenile JUVENILEBK Education/Juvenile
JUVBIGBOOK Educ. & Behav. Sci., 5th Floor Paterno - Big Books   Education/Juvenile/Big Books
PATTEE Stacks:
PATTEE-1 Pattee - Stacks 1    
PATTEE-1A Pattee - Stacks 1A    
PATTEE-2 Pattee - Stacks 2    
PATTEE-2A Pattee - Stacks 2A    
PATTEE-3 Pattee - Stacks 3    
PATTEE-B Pattee - Stacks B    
PATTEE-BA Pattee - Stacks BA    
PATTEE-W1 Pattee, West Wing - 1st Floor    
PATTEE-W2 Pattee, West Wing - 2nd Floor - In-Library Use
(Houses only M2 and M3 SCORESPEC items)
   
PATTEE-W2F Pattee - West Wing, 2nd Floor, Folios (Default location for new A&H Folios, including TR folios)   PATTEE-W2F
PATTEE-W3 Pattee, West Wing - 3rd Floor    
OTHER (Non-stacks areas):
ACQREF-UP Acquisitions Services, 126 Paterno Library - Reference Coll.   Acq./Ref.
CATREF-UP Cataloging Services, 126 Paterno Library - Reference Coll.   Cat./Ref.
CLOSERESPA Course Reserve, Lending Services Desk, Pattee Library    
DISABILITY Pattee, Disabilities Office - Ask at Circulation Desk   VHND
ILL-UP Pattee Library - ILL Office    
IN-MARKING Material is in the Marking Unit of Cataloging Services    
LEISURE-PA Pattee, 1st Floor - Leisure Reading Collection   Leisure
LEISUREDSP Pattee, 1st Floor - Leisure Reading Collection Display (will only be used as a Current Location)    
PATERNO-HR 511 Paterno-Human Resources, Mastering Supervision Projects   Hum. Res./MS Project
PRESLAB-UP Preservation Department, Conservation Lab - Reference Coll.   Pres./Ref.
PRESREF-UP Preservation Department, 402 Pattee Library - Reference Coll. REF-ITEM Pres./Ref.
REF-EDPAC PA Ctr. for the Book, 514 Paterno-Reference- In-Library Use REF-ITEM PA Center/for/the Book
REF-EDPACE PA Ctr. for the Book, 201A Pattee Exhibit Rm- In-Library Use REF-ITEM PA Center/for/the Book
RESERVE-PA Course Reserve, Lending Services Desk, Pattee Library    
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Physical and Mathematical Sciences,  201 Davey Lab  (UP-PAMS)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
STACKS-PM General Collection Phys &/Math/Sci
BDJNL-PM Bound Journal Collection PAMS/Journal
CIRCDESKPM Ask at Circ Desk Phys &/Math Sci/Desk
MICROS-PM Microforms Phys &/Math Sci/Micros
NEWBOOK-PM New Book Display  
POPSCI-PM Popular Science Shelf  
REF-PM Reference Collection Phys &/Math Sci/Ref
RESERVE-PM Reserve Desk  
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Social Sciences,  2nd Floor Paterno  (UP-SOCSCI)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
ATLASES-SS Atlas Stand
Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section.
Soc Sci/Atlases
BROWSE-SS OBSOLETE  Periodical Reading Area
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location BROWSE-RH.
 
DICTION-SS Dictionaries
Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section.
Social/Sciences/Dictionary
DOC-CENSUS Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section. Social/Sciences/Census
DOC-INTL  
DOC-MICROS Social/Sciences/Microfilm
DOC-US  
ELECRES-SS Social/Sciences/Electronic
ENCYCL-SS OBSOLETE  Encyclopedias Social/Sciences/Encyc.
INDEXES-SS Abstracts & Indexes SocSci/Index
LEGAL-ALCV OBSOLETE Legal Alcove Legal/Alcove
NEWBOOK-SS OBSOLETE  New Book Display  
OVERSIZESS Use Library UP-PAT. See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section.  
PERIOD-SS OBSOLETE Current Periodicals Area
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location PERIOD-RH.
 
REF-SS OBSOLETE Reference Collection
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location REF-RESHUB.
Social/Sciences
REFDESK-SS OBSOLETE Service Desk
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section:
use Library UP-PAT and Home Location REFDESK-RH.
Social/Sciences/Service
See also Pattee/Paterno Stacks section for general collection items
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Special Collections,  1st Floor Paterno  (UP-SPECCOL)

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
AEROSPACE Aerospace Collection RareBk./Aerosp
ALLISON-SH Allison-Shelley Coll. RareBk./Al.Shel
AMER-GIFT American Gift Books RareBk./Am.Gift
AMER-LIT American Lit. Coll. RareBk./Am.Lit.
ART-ARCHIT Art & Arch. Coll. RareBk./Art&Arch
AS-GAMES Allison-Shelley Coll. RareBk./Al.Shel/Games
AS-VAULT Allison-Shelley Vault RareBk./Al.Shel/Vault
ATHERTON Atherton Collection Atherton/Collection
AUDIO-ARCV Audiotape Archives PSU/Archives
AUSTRALIA Australiana Collection RareBk./Austr.
AUTHORS Author Collection RareBk./Author
BIBLES Bible Collection RareBk./Bible
BLACKHIST Black History & Lit. RareBk./Black Hist.
CARPENTER Carpenter Collection Carpent./Coll.
COSTUME Costume Collection RareBk./Costume
EMBLEM Emblem Collection RareBk./Emblem
ENGL-LIT English Lit. Coll. RareBk./Eng.Lit
FILM-ARCV Film Archives  
FINEPRINTG Fine Printing Coll. RareBk./FinePr.
GAINES Gaines Collection Gaines/Collection
GOODMAN Goodman Collection RareBk./Goodman
GROFF Groff Collection Groff/Collection
HANLEY Hanley Dance Collection Hanley
HC-8THAF 8th Air Force Archiv. HCLA/8th AF
HC-ARCHIVE 1st Floor Paterno HistCol/LabArch
HC-ASA ASA HCLA/ASA
HC-GCS Cold Storage  
HC-GENREF Reference  
HC-MAPS Cartographic  
HC-RAILRD Railroad  
HC-SERIALS Serials  
HC-STORAGE Storage  
HC-UMW UMW HCLA/UMW
HC-USWA USWA HCLA/USWA
HENISCH Henisch Collection RareBk./Henisch
HOSTETLER Hostetler Collection Hostetler/Collection
HUNTINGTON Huntington Collection Huntington
ITALIAN Italian Collection RareBk./Italian
LANG Lang Photography Collection RareBk./Lang
LUCAS Lucas Olympic Collection Lucas
MAP-ARCV Cartographic Archive  
MASONIC Masonic Collection RareBk./Masonic
MCCARTHY  McCarthy Collection  RareBk./McCarthy 
MERIWETHER Meriwether Collection RareBk./Meriwether
MICRO-ARCV Microfilm Archives PSU/Archives
NAEA NAEA Archives  
OCCULT Occult Collection RareBk./Occult
PATTEE-COL Pattee Collection RareBk./Pat.Col.
PERIODARCV Current Periodicals PSU/Archives/Periodicals
PRIESTLEY Priestley Collection RareBk./Priestley
PSUARC-GCS Cold Storage COLD/STORAGE
PSUARC-MSS Archives & Mss  
PSUARCHIVE P.S. Univ. Archives, 1st Floor Paterno PSU/Archives
PSUPRESS Univ. Press Coll. Univ. Pr.
PUGH Pugh Collection  
PURPLEQUIL Purple Quill Coll. Purple/Quill
RARE-BOOK Rare Books & Mss, 1st Floor Paterno Rare Bk./Room
RARE-CHILD Children's Book Coll. RareBk./Children's
RARE-GCS Cold Storage COLD/STORAGE
RARE-MAPS Maps Room MAPS ROOM
RARE-RACE Critical Philosophy-Race
RareBk./Race
READ J.M. Read Pamphlet Collection RareBk./Read
REF-ARCV Reference Collection PSU/Archives/Ref.
REF-RB Reference Collection RareBk./Ref.
ROXBURGHE Roxburghe Collection RareBk./Roxburghe
SCI-FI Science Fiction Coll. RareBk./SciFic
SERMONS American Sermons RareBk./Am.Serm
SLAVIC Slavic Collection RareBk./Slavic
SMITH Smith Sports History Smith/Collection
SPC-ACAD Stored offsite. Ask at Special Collections, 104 Paterno Spec. Coll./Acad
SPC-BLKVLT Rare Books & Mss. 1st Floor Paterno. Blockson Vlt
Spec. Coll./Blockson/Vault
SPC-BLOCK Rare Books & Mss. 1st Floor Paterno. Blockson Collection
Spec. Coll./Blockson
SPC-CATOI Stored offsite. Ask at Special Collections, 104 Paterno Spec. Coll./CATO I
SPC-CATOII Stored offsite. Ask at Special Collections, 104 Paterno Spec. Coll./CATO II
SPC-COLD Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Cold Storage Spec. Coll./Cold Stor.
SPC-DIGARC Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Digital Archives Spec. Coll./Dig. Arch.
SPC-HENRM Henisch Room Spec. Coll./Henisch Rm
SPC-MAPPHO Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Maps and Photos Room Spec. Coll./Maps Room
SPC-MISS  This item is missing, please contact Special Collections staff for more information.   
SPC-OHRARM John O'Hara Room Spec. Coll./O'Hara Rm
SPC-PATRNO Special Collections, 104 Paterno Spec. Coll.
SPC-PATW3 Special Collections, 104 Paterno, W3 Spec. Coll./W3
SPC-READRM Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Reading Room Spec. Coll./Reading Rm
SPC-REF Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Reference Room Spec. Coll./Ref.
SPC-SCISTO Stored offsite. Ask at Special Collections, 104 Paterno Spec. Coll./Sci. Stor.
SPC-SERIAL Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Serials and Periodicals Spec. Coll./Serial
SPC-VAULT Vault Spec. Coll./Vault
SPC-WARING By appt. Ask at Special Collections, 104 Paterno, Waring Spec. Coll./Waring/America
SPCINPROC Special Collections Library, being processed for Cataloging  
STAPLETON Stapleton Collection RareBk./Stapleton
TEXTBOOKS Textbook Collection RareBk./Textbooks
UTOPIA Utopia Collection RareBk./Utopia
VIDEO-ARCV Videotape Archives  
WARING Waring Collection WARING
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Technical Services

Home Location Location Description Marking Description
See Pattee/Paterno Stacks section
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Library Varies - Process "Locations"

Home/Current Location Location Description
ACQ-ORD Acquisitions Order Record
BINDERY Material at the bindery
CANCELED Order Canceled; see order record for details
CATALOGING Material being cataloged
CHECKEDOUT Material has been checked out
DEPTCHARGE Material has been checked out to a department
DISCARD Withdrawn from the collection
DSLOFFCHRG Material has been checked out to a department
DUPLICATE Duplicate record - DO NOT USE
HOLDS Material on hold for someone
ILL On loan to another library
ILLEND On loan to another library
INPROCESS Material being cataloged - Ask at Service Desk
INTRANSIT Being transferred between libraries
LOST This copy unavailable, submit request via Interlibrary Loan
LOST-PAID Lost and paid for
LOSTCARD Lost card
MEDIA-PRES  Preservation Project. Contact Music/Media Ctr: 814-865-3616 
MISSING This copy unavailable, submit request via Interlibrary Loan
NONBIB-REC Established for ordering purposes; see order record for details
ON-ORDER Being acquired by library
ORDERED One or more copies on order
PALCI Sent to PALCI
REJECTED Materials selectors have rejected for various reasons
REPAIR Material being repaired
RESHELVING Being returned to standard shelving location
UNKNOWN Unknown
WITHDRAWN Withdrawn from the collection
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Online Material

Library
(Lib Abbrev.)
Home Location Location Description
Dickinson / Carlisle
(DSL-CARL)
ONLINE-DSL Online: Click the Online Content link above for the resource
Online ONLINE Available online; click on WWW link for the resource.
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