New on Kanopy this Month, Featuring Kedi & More!


Check out the new Kanopy releases today!


Important Information about Rohrbach Library’s Interlibrary Loan Service

Interlibrary Loan is moving to Tipasa, OCLC’s cloud-based ILL system! The link to the new patron portal is, where users can create or edit accounts, retrieve articles, place requests, and check the status of open requests. Tipasa’s official start date is Monday, April 2nd, but the system is up and running NOW, so sign in and explore! Beginning April 2nd, ILLiad will no longer be available, and Tipasa’s patron portal will take the place of the ILLiad page. For questions or assistance, please contact ILL at


NEW Fire 7 Tablets!

The library has 6 new Fire 7 Tablets available for check out! Fire Tablets can be checked out for 28 days and users will have access to books, movies, games, Spotify, Pandora, apps, and more! To check out one of our new Fire Tablets head over to the information desk.

Users are responsible for any damage during their checkout period.



Trial Access: IGI Global Books & Journals


Rohrbach Library is running a 60 day trial of IGI Global’s InfoSci-Books, InfoSci-Journals, and InfoSci-Videos Databases, a collection of 3,900 e-books, 175+ journals, and over 90 streaming videos on the most innovative and pioneering research in 11 different subject areas, including:

  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences
  • Government and Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Media and Communications
  • Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences
  • Security and Forensics
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

On-campus-only access is available here:

Don’t wait – access to this resource is available between Feb. 1st , 2018 – April 1, 2018.

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

New database: Victorian Popular Culture


Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and traveling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.

Come on in and try it out!

Complete details are available at Adam Matthew Digital: 

The New York Times…for Free!

Did you know you can access the New York Times for FREE?

The Rohrbach Library, in partnership with the Student Government Association, is offering full complimentary access to, New York Times mobile apps, and New York Times in Education to Kutztown University students, faculty, and staff.

Setting up your access is easy! Simply go to to create your account using your KU email.

Once your account is created, login to anywhere and on any device. Your account will need to be renewed once a year.

For more info, visit our library guide:


Set Sail for Rohrbach’s Open House on September 19th!


Avast Me Hearties!  Did you know that September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day? More importantly, it’s Rohrbach Library’s open house day! Come to the library between 10-4 and explore our building and our resources (human, physical, and digital). You can even be a cool Golden Bear like Avalanche by snapping some selfies at our pirate-themed photo booth area.

Prizes: We will have goodies and  giveaways around the library on the 19th from 10-4. KU students who accurately complete our 10-question orientation form are also entered into a prize drawing.

This year’s GRAND PRIZE is Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones!


Special thanks to the local business who have donated prizes for this event. We appreciate your generosity!!!

Participation: Anyone can participate in this event, but only KU students are eligible for the prize drawing. If you are a professor or group who would like to use this event for course credit or as a student organization requirement, there will be a place on the student form for course or organization information. Once we compile all the forms, we will let you know which of your students participated. Please let us know if you will be offering/requiring participation, though. It helps us to know how many forms to print.

Due Date: This year, students will have until Monday, September 25st at 4p.m. to turn in the orientation forms. This allows students several days to print and complete the questions if they couldn’t make it to the open house, and it gives them a chance at participation credit and/or the prize drawing!

For more information about our open house, please contact:
Dan Stafford (

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