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.

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is excited to announce changes and improvements coming to Course Site in the Spring 2024 semester.

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 website, combining separate LTS sites into one site, featuring a more modern, intuitive design and streamlined navigation to enhance the user experience.

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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

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.

At the end of this summer, Greg Skutches will conclude his 17-year career as a champion of peer tutoring in writing at Lehigh. As director of Writing Across the Curriculum and co-founder of the TRAC Fellows Program in the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Skutches has mentored hundreds of peer tutors in writing and advanced writing and communication instruction in courses across the curriculum at Lehigh. His last day of service will be August 31, 2023.

Library and Technology Services (LTS) is pleased to announce the launch of a new and vastly improved Connect Lehigh, a central hub that consolidates and organizes frequently-used campus applications and information, allowing you to get work done in a more streamlined and efficient manner.

Update, Fri, July 7: Due to extended renovation work affecting Linderman Library, the building will remain closed through Tuesday, July 11 and possibly into Wednesday, July 12. We apologize for the inconvenience.

One of the first steps anyone new to Lehigh takes is to open their computer account, necessary to access all university systems and services that require authentication. If you ever had a special request, needed help, or had a question about your password or account, it’s very likely that you connected with Margaret Petrovich.

Beginning January 2, 2024, Lehigh will be setting quotas on all accounts using Google Workspace (Drive, Photos, and Gmail). We are doing this because Google is no longer offering unlimited storage for universities like Lehigh that use Google Workspace and will instead begin limiting our free storage to a shared finite amount.

The Lehigh University Libraries are excited to announce two children’s author reading events this Summer in the LTS CIRCLE at the E.W. Fairchild-Martindale Library. Please join us on Wednesday, June 14th and Friday, July 14th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an interactive reading by Dr. LaToya Council, an author, activist, and public intellectual and Assistant Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at Lehigh University. Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be provided, and the program will close with an activity. One free copy of Dr. Council's book will be provided for the first 25 families who register.

After a distinguished 31-year career, Director of Library Access Services Sharon Wiles-Young, who oversaw the planning and implementation of open-source library systems FOLIO and OLE, will retire on May 31, 2023. A search committee has been formed to identify her successor.

Due to a water leak requiring major repair, the Fairchild-Martindale Library and Computing Center will be closed on Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26. Staff will not be allowed into the EWFM buildings as water lines will be completely shut down on these days. Repairs are expected to be completed, and water service fully restored, by late Friday. Both buildings should reopen at their normal times on Saturday, May 27.

In 2019 we began Lehigh’s Two-factor Authentication (2FA) program to protect our community against identity attacks. The program has been highly successful but we are starting to see a rise in account compromises and so we will be elevating our security measures.

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for Multisolving: Protecting the Climate While Improving Health, Equity, Biodiversity, and Well-Being, presented by Dr. Elizabeth Sawin, Founder and Director of the Washington, D.C.-based Multisolving Institute.

Are you interested in learning more about AI and copyright? If so, please consider registering for a free webinar sponsored by the LVAIC Information Literacy Group.

On April 19, 2023, Lehigh will hold its 6th annual Giving Day, inviting every member of the Lehigh community to make a gift in support of our students, colleges, and everything that makes South Mountain great.

With the end of the Spring 2023 semester fast approaching, take a moment to learn about new student, library, and research spaces, exciting upcoming events, and highlights on teaching and learning at Lehigh.

The Lehigh University Libraries are very excited to announce a new, three-year pilot Open Access (OA) agreement with Wiley that will allow Lehigh-affiliated responsible corresponding authors to publish their research openly in Wiley journals. This “Read and Publish” agreement maintains subscription access to all journals currently published by Wiley.

The Zoellner Arts Center and Library and Technology Services are excited to announce a series of upcoming arts programs featuring the international aerial dance company BANDALOOP, performing LOOM: Field. Bringing together a collective of performing artists, climate scientists, regenerative textile artists, a visual technologist, and creative riggers, the piece will turn the exterior of Fairchild-Martindale Library into a giant loom where stories and dances interlace.

National Poetry Month was started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets as a way to make poetry a part of everyday life. This year National Poetry Month coincides with the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio, so Lehigh Libraries will be celebrating the Bard all month! Join us for events and activities planned throughout the month of April, including open mic night now with Shakespeare cosplay, a virtual talk on Shakespeare, and a songwriting workshop!

We are excited to invite the campus community to the 2023 Symposium on Teaching and Learning. Read on for more information or register here. 

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is pleased to invite you to a panel discussion and workshop on The Implications of Generative AI for Teaching and Learning at Lehigh.

Save the Date! Lehigh’s 2023 Symposium on Teaching and Learning will be held on Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12. Tuesday’s sessions will be held in-person in Fairchild-Martindale Library. Wednesday’s sessions will be fully remote in Zoom.

We're excited to share that we’ve embarked on a project to move the content of separate LTS sites into one site. Our goal is to create a site experience that is more straightforward for site visitors.

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning unveils Student Developer Lab in Computing Center; Open House scheduled for March 21, 2023

The Lehigh University Information Security Team wants you to be aware of an increase in phishing attempts that could lead to the compromise of sensitive information, such as banking and direct deposit information. In one case, a phishing attack at Lehigh resulted in a paycheck being sent to a fraudulent account.

The new space officially opened to students, faculty, and staff as a ‘Community & Inclusion Resource Center: A Library for Everyone’

The Lehigh Libraries invite you to the Student Library Advisory Board (SLAB) first Spring meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Linderman Library, room 200!

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries invite you to join us on Tuesday, February 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for Public Perceptions of Risk and Policy Creation around the Danger of Floods in Response to Climate Change, presented by Dr. David Casagrande, Lehigh Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Environmental Initiative.

Ribbon-cutting and inaugural events, Traveling (Internationally) While Black: Black Students’ Study Abroad Experiences and Traveling While Black Through the Education System, to be held Feb. 15

In January 2023, the Lehigh University Libraries upgraded from MEDLINE Complete to MEDLINE Ultimate, a research database from EBSCOhost that combines the indexing of MEDLINE with cost-effective, full-text access to journals. More than 500 additional titles are now available, including:

Ryan Bradley has been named Director of Research Computing at Lehigh, following a comprehensive national search. Ryan, who started his new position on January 17, succeeds Alex Pacheco, who resigned from the university in July.

Lehigh Libraries’ Special Collections, is pleased to announce the new spring exhibit, “Manufacturing a Narrative about Work: Labor Fiction Inspired by the Industrial Age.” Fictional accounts of the labors of men, women, and children proliferated at the end of the American Industrial Age. A subset of the Social Fiction genre, these novels tell the stories of textile workers, bakers, miners, steelworkers, and others who were involved in historical labor movements.