The Lehigh University Libraries are excited to announce our summer storytime event in the LTS CIRCLE at the E.W. Fairchild-Martindale Library. Please join us on Tuesday, June 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an interactive reading by Veronica Moore, also known as Brown Skin Plant Mama, an educator, author, and plant therapy advocate

Sharpen your skills this summer! LTS is offering some new and recurring seminars to boost your knowledge and skills. Want custom training for your department? Email helpdesk@lehigh.edu. Sessions are via Zoom except where noted.

The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges invites you to the 2024 Spring AI Professional Development Workshop to be held virtually on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 9 - 11:30 a.m.

In light of Microsoft’s upcoming retirement of Windows 10, Library and Technology Services will begin upgrading university-owned computers to Windows 11 in late May, 2024.

LTS invites students to enter a design contest for a new art installation to be on display in the Fairchild-Martindale Library atrium. The contest seeks to bring Lehigh’s Inspiring the Future Makers strategic plan to life by empowering student voices, fostering their creativity and innovation, and applying theory as they learn by doing. The winning design will best illustrate the goals and initiatives outlined in the LTS Strategic Plan, with a $600.00 prize awarded to the winning individuals.

Extended library hours during finals (24/7), plus free treats and therapy dog visits!

Event celebrating the life of Lehigh student Jeanne Clery, a gifted student and athlete who was tragically raped and murdered in 1986 during her freshman year. Following her death, Clery's parents championed the issue of campus safety and brought the problem of campus crime to national attention. Their advocacy led to the passing of the Clery Act, which provides transparency around campus crime policy and statistics.

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries invite you to a unique celebration commemorating the life and legacy of Miles Rock, one of Lehigh's first graduates in the Class of 1869, on Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Whitaker Laboratory 303. Experience Rediscovering Miles Rock!

Join us for a Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries talk in celebration of National Poetry Month, Tue., April 23

Join LTS for our 6th annual celebration of National Poetry Month. Every April since 1996, the Academy of American Poets has sponsored a month-long celebration of poetry. Lehigh has participated in National Poetry Month since 2019 with poetry readings, scholarly talks, and poetry workshops.

Two library staff members receive Letters of Commendation from LUPD for rendering assistance to library patron during medical emergency

We are excited to invite the campus community to the 2024 Symposium on Teaching and Learning.

Come learn from Lehigh instructors about the ways their teaching engages and challenges students, the ways technology can support pedagogy, and the ways faculty and students can partner to deepen learning.

The Lehigh Libraries invite your feedback on an exciting new “single search” capability in the ASA Library Catalog. Single Search lets users search the ASA catalog for e-journals, e-books, and many research databases, starting from one unified single search box.

Banner will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Saturday, March 23 starting at 9:00 p.m. until Noon, Sunday, March 24. The purpose of the maintenance is to upgrade Banner to newer versions for several of the Banner modules used in both Application Navigator and Self-Service Banner. These newer versions include new features, bug fixes, and important security updates.

Professor Joseph and CITL Staff

Save the date! Lehigh’s 2024 Symposium on Teaching and Learning will be held on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10. Tuesday’s sessions will be held in-person in Fairchild-Martindale Library. Wednesday’s sessions will be fully remote in Zoom.

Upcoming software and service changes for current and future retirees. In response to changes in software licensing and security requirements, Library and Technology Services performed a thorough review of services provisioned to retirees. As a result, services available to retired faculty and staff will be changing as outlined below, effective July 1, 2024.

TRAC Fellows provide effective peer tutoring for students and consultation services for faculty who include writing in their courses across disciplines and the four undergraduate colleges. We need your help to identify desirable candidates for our new class of fellows for the 2024–25 school year.

Librarians and library advocates gathered at Packard Lab on Monday, Feb. 12, for a lecture by American Library Association president Emily Drabinski, who shed light on the critical importance of libraries amidst growing political pressures. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries, Drabinski’s talk, Libraries Do Good Work, comes at a time when libraries across the nation are facing increasing challenges and attacks on their fundamental role in society.

To streamline the Lehigh computer purchase process, save time, and access deeper discounts, Library and Technology Services will be moving all computer purchases for Apple, Lenovo, and Dell through CDW-G

On behalf of Library and Technology Services, I'd like to welcome all new and returning faculty and staff to the spring 2024 semester.

Read on for some information about our hours, upcoming events, and some reminders of the many resources and services that are available to you.

Linderman Library in spring

On behalf of Library and Technology Services, I'd like to welcome all new and returning students to the spring 2024 semester.

Read on for some information about our hours, upcoming events, and some reminders of the many resources and services that are available to you.

This session will highlight the experience of Professor Rudy Shankar, the director of Lehigh University's Energy Systems Engineering program. Dr. Shankar has used VIE in his graduate level classes, creating a collaborative learning experience for his Lehigh students and peers in Uruguay to share and learn about global energy generation.

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries invite you to join us on Monday, February 12, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Packard Lab Auditorium (Room 101) for Libraries Do Good Work, presented by Emily Drabinski, 2023-2024 President of the American Library Association.

LTS is offering some new and recurring seminars to boost your knowledge and skills. View details and register for upcoming LTS Spring 2024 seminars.

With the opening of the spring exhibit, “Rediscovering Miles Rock,” students and visitors will have the unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of one of Lehigh’s earliest graduates. The exhibit will provide insight into the intriguing life of Miles Rock, who, much like today’s students, reacted to the world around, pursued an education, and subsequently a career that took him around the globe.

We are excited to announce that Dr. Justin Greenlee has been named the Director of Writing Across the Curriculum in the LTS Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, with oversight of the TRAC Writing Fellows Program.

Fall '23 extended library hours (FML 24/7) during finals, plus free treats and therapy dog visits!

One familiar voice at the end of the LTS Help Desk phone line is hanging it up after 32 years at Lehigh. Doug Reese, Computing Consultant for Library and Technology Services and tech support extraordinaire, has announced his retirement from Lehigh, effective December 20, 2023.

Attackers continue to develop more sophisticated methods into manipulating users to bypass the protections of passwords and insecure two-factor authentication. Library and Technology Services is responding by increasing the security required to access your computing account. Beginning March 4, 2024, insecure authentication methods will no longer function.

Library and Technology Services is pleased to announce that Lehigh will make the eduroam service available for visiting participating higher education community members such as researchers, faculty, staff, and students.

In light of the rapidly evolving IT security landscape, Library and Technology Services wants to remind you to take a crucial step toward ensuring the security of Lehigh computers and data: rebooting your PC.

In celebration of International Education Week, Lehigh’s Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and the Office of International Affairs is inviting you to join a meeting of the Virtual International Exchange (VIE) Community of Practice on Wednesday, November 15 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in EWFM 520.

Joseph Amodei, Assistant Professor of Media Design in the Department of Theatre and CITL Faculty Fellow

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning invites all faculty to our XR Community of Practice fall meet-up on Thursday, November 9 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the CITL Commons located in EWFM Library. Light lunch will be provided.

On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries hosted its 12th annual Harvest of Ideas reception in the Linderman Library Rotunda for faculty who published or edited a book or composition during the previous year.

Join Library and Technology Services instructional technologists, librarians, digital research and pedagogy specialists, and computing consultants for an LTS Open House on Tuesday, October 24, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., in Fairchild-Martindale Library, Room 379 (CITL).

Library and Technology Services is pleased to announce the launch of our new lts.lehigh.edu website, combining separate LTS sites into one site, featuring a more modern, intuitive design and streamlined navigation to enhance the user experience.

padlock lying atop a computer circuit board

As a part of LTS' continuous effort to improve the security and convenience of Lehigh's information systems, we are phasing out the use of security questions in the password recovery process for Lehigh computing accounts.

On behalf of Library and Technology Services, I'd like to welcome all new and returning faculty and staff to the fall 2023 semester.

On behalf of Library and Technology Services, I'd like to welcome all new and returning students to the fall 2023 semester.

Sharpen your skills this fall!! LTS is offering some new and recurring seminars to boost your knowledge and skills. Want custom training for your department? Email helpdesk@lehigh.edu

Lehigh Libraries Special Collections announces a new fall exhibit featuring historic maps and atlases celebrating the gift of a number of rare books bequeathed to the Libraries by a Lehigh alumnus Duncan Payne. The exhibit will include unique hand-colored maps in Linderman Library and reproductions of 30 city views from Braun’s atlases displayed in Fairchild-Martindale Library (6th floor south).

Library and Technology Services is pleased to welcome new and returning members of the Lehigh community to campus this fall and to announce hours of operations for all of our facilities.

Library and Technology Services is pleased to introduce DataCamp, an online learning platform specializing in teaching data literacy for all skill levels. The platform is free to all faculty, students, and staff. Starting this fall, faculty can integrate DataCamp learning resources into their courses, giving students the opportunity to build and improve their data skills.

Current students, faculty, and staff at Lehigh can take advantage of free and reduced-priced software available for download or purchase from a variety of sources for academic, departmental, and personal use.

Library and Technology Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Justin Greenlee has joined the Digital Research and Scholarship team in the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, effective July 3. As Digital Scholarship Specialist, Justin will provide support across the university for those integrating digital tools into their research, teaching and learning, or daily work flows, with a focus in the Humanities.