The Rohrbach Library of Kutztown University is a dynamic, intellectual environment dedicated to providing library and information services of the highest quality and meeting the information needs of the university's community, both local and distant. Kutztown University prides itself on giving students access to staff, resources, technologies, programs and facilities that will guarantee success, even for those who choose to enroll in online and distance learning courses.
The library is a modern, spacious facility with WiFi access areas throughout the building, more than 555,000 books and bound periodicals, 65,000 print and electronic periodical subscriptions; 100 databases providing access to hundreds of thousands of scholarly articles, e-books, documents, reports, and images; more than one million microforms; maps, videos and DVDs.
The Library offers students broad access to technology through the Information Commons, five computer labs, and various computers, laptops, projectors, scanners, and smart boards around the building. In addition, students at KU are invited to check out cameras, audio recorders, and even Mac or PC laptop computers to supplement their learning experience.
The Rohrbach Library provides several ways for Kutztown's students to get research assistance from professional librarians both online and in person. These services help students with anything from providing quick answers to reference questions to working closely with a librarian to prepare for an upcoming research paper.
You can even fuel your study session, without leaving the friendly confines of Rohrbach Library, at the Book and Brew coffee shop. A lounge area near this coffee shop gives students a place to sit and read or study while they enjoy their beverages.
The library offers a dynamic and comprehensive website to facilitate your research and information needs, 24-7. The online catalog and databases provide information for papers and projects with just a few clicks of the mouse. Useful information, such as a page dedicated to citing sources, makes actions such as creating a bibliography easy. Those who choose to study at Kutztown can even access professional librarian assistance and locate materials reserved by professors through the Rohrbach Library website.