Monday, March 31, 2014

Apply for the Library Research Award!

Ezra Lehman Memorial Library will present the 2014 Library Research Award to the undergraduate student researcher who writes the best literature review as part of her or his research with a faculty mentor. The Library will present a $400 first prize award and a $100 honorable mention award. Winners will be announced before the keynote address of the Celebration of Student Research at 7pm in Memorial Auditorium on April 21st. The awards will be presented at the 2014 Student Awards Program on Saturday, May 3rd, at 2pm in the Luhrs Performing Arts Center.

Undergraduate students conducting research under the guidance of a faculty mentor are eligible to apply for the Library Research Award.

All literature reviews must be a minimum of 3 pages long (Times New Roman, 12 pt. font) and should be prepared with proper citation and style format appropriate to the discipline.

Submit the completed literature review as a PDF to Dr. Kirk Moll ( by noon on April 18, 2014.

For more information, visit:

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Library Databases Update: Ready to go!

Happy Saturday, Shippensburg!

It looks like Ship Library's databases are stable and available this morning -- hopefully last night's brief service window gave you some time for fun and friends. 
It's time to get back to researching your papers and assignments...
Please let us know if you're having trouble with any of the databases or would like some help with your research. The easy way is to search Instant Answers (there's an Instant Answers widget on the right side of this page) with the topic of your question - if we haven't already answered it, please submit your question through our contact form!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Library Databases Update: Friday Night

On Friday, March 28, between 9pm and 11pm, the Library's "EBSCOhost" databases may occasionally be unavailable while EBSCO does some network upgrades and maintenance.

We may experience intermittent access to EBSCOhost products and services for the duration of this service window.

Library databases which may be affected include:

  • Ship Discovery Search (on the library homepage)
  • Academic Search Complete
  • America History & Life
  • Business Source Premier
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
  • Econlit
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
  • EBSCOhost eBooks
  • Education Source
  • Historical Abstracts
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • Political Science complete
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • Social Work Abstracts
  • SocIndex with Full Text
  • Sociological Collection
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! How was your Spring Break?
The library is back to our regular hours until finals week!
See our hours on the library homepage or our room reservations page.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Adobe Day for Faculty/Staff

Faculty/Staff Adobe Day

Tuesday March 25, 2014

Session 1:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session 2:  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Lehman Library 205

Register Now!

Open to all faculty and staff!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Emily Dickinson: Book Talk by the author

The author of "Emily Dickinson: the Goddess of the Volcano" will give a talk on March 5 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in the library room 106.  Some of the books about/on Emily Dickinson from the library collections are on display in the lower level from February 26 - March 14, 2014.