Literary Arts

Sarah Koenig, co-creator of podcast 'Serial,' to visit Penn State Harrisburg

American journalist and public radio personality Sarah Koenig will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Jan. 23 in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre (SEC Building). Koenig is the host and co-creator of the award-winning investigative journalism podcast "Serial," as well as a former producer of the television and radio program “This American Life.”

Fall 2019 scholarly communications and copyright workshops announced

This fall’s scholarly communications and copyright workshop slate will include in-person workshops at Penn State Behrend, Penn State Scranton and Penn State Harrisburg, as well as a full set of Zoom workshops, including our popular trainings on complying with public access policies from federal agencies. There are specialized workshops for thesis and dissertation writers, instructional designers and scholarly authors.

Summer 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshops offered by University Libraries

This summer, students, faculty and staff can participate in communications workshops that cover topics such as open access, copyright and fair-use policies. The workshops, offered through Aug. 13, are coordinated by Ana Enriquez, scholarly communications outreach librarian, and will take place via Zoom and in various locations across Penn State's campuses.

Libraries Short Stories spring contest winners explore 'The Other Side'

Penn State University Libraries Short Stories’ “The Other Side” spring 2019 contest winners included 11 student honorees, three faculty/staff honorees, and one local middle school student honoree. Each of the four Libraries Short Stories Editorial Board winners and the People’s Choice winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card. All winners and honorable mentions will have their stories placed on the Libraries’ Short Edition short story dispensers.

Libraries' new regional short story dispensers double Penn State writers' reach

As Penn State University Libraries launches into its third University-wide Libraries Short Stories writing contest, previous Penn State authors’ winning works now have twice the potential to be printed and read across Pennsylvania, with the University Libraries’ installation of new Short Edition story dispensers at five of its Commonwealth Campus libraries.

Book captures Penn State Harrisburg history through vintage images

Penn State Harrisburg archivist and humanities reference librarian Heidi Abbey Moyer has authored the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Campus History Series, “Penn State Harrisburg.” The book includes 200 vintage images, many of which have never been published, and chronicles Penn State Harrisburg’s history.