Final exams are fast approaching. The library is brimming with activity. One of our favorite traditions is the annual Doughnut Night. Usually taking place before final exams week, we provide study-weary students with an extra dose of sugar and caffeine to keep them going. Like years past, we’ll be giving out FREE doughnuts, FREE coffee, […]


Leisurely pursuits “behind the stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian I’m excited. The previews have been enticing. I fell in love with the adventures of the Skywalkers during my years at seminary, around 1977. Indeed, science fiction and fantasy are mainstays of my leisure time pursuits. Early on I was exposed to the […]

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Musings from a librarian “behind the stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian Is it easier to be a student today? I was speaking with a colleague the other day and pondering what I would have done if the electronic resources students at Eastern University have at their disposal were available to me as […]

Students working with librarians “behind-the-stacks”. by John Mokonyama Access and Research Services Librarian In 1989 when I first joined the library staff as a student worker, I was thrilled to work on different tasks to support the Librarians’ work. More than two decades later, I am a Librarian and I supervise student workers that are delighted […]

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Learning Tools used by a Librarian “behind-the-stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian iTunes is a software application used to purchase and organize audio and visual purchases from Apple’s iTunes Store. You don’t need Apple hardware to take advantage of the hidden academic treasures found in iTunes. The software is available for download for both […]


By Marvin Smith, D.Min. M.L.S. — General Services Librarian, Palmer Theological Seminary Even though I started blogging just a few months ago, I have pushed myself to include the visual element whenever possible. Other bloggers tell me that it took them “a long time” before they felt comfortable inserting pictures or video into their blogs. […]

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by Joy Dlugosz – Librarian for Public Services, Administration & Research With Halloween coming and the weather telling us so, I am going to tell you about a few resources we have at Warner Library. Have you ever wondered how the pumpkin became a symbol for Halloween? Why do you drive for miles just to choose […]


Books used by a Librarian “behind the stacks”. by James L. Sauer – Director of University Library Although there are great reference tools in our catalog, especially in the Credo Reference site; there are still many tools that are still available only in print in our library. In certain fields, like theology and Biblical Studies there […]


Apps Used by a Librarian “behind-the-stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian With the busy pace of life today, it is hard to keep up with the latest news and trends important to your academic and professional life. However, there are tools to help you organize and access the information that is most important to you. […]


Things Librarians Do “behind-the-stacks”. by Marvin Smith, D.Min. M.L.S. General Services Librarian, Palmer Theological Seminary BE A BLOGGER! So you’ve been reading blogs written by friends and professionals… Like this blog written for those interested in business & leadership: Or like this blog written for those following theological trends: Or like this deeply […]


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