libraries

The green roof on Temple’s future library.
New library receives state support for massive green roof
Type: News Story
The green roof is one of seven water-infrastructure projects supported by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).
May 3, 2016
A rendering of the atrium designed for Temple's new library.
New images of Temple’s future library released
Type: News Story
The renderings offer a first look at the building's dramatic interior.
January 29, 2016
The BookBot in action at a library at N.C. State University.
Book retrieval powered by robot in new library
Type: News Story
Plans for Temple’s new library include Bookbot, a state-of-the-art book retrieval system.
January 25, 2016
Temple’s new library to be constructed in core of Main Campus
Type: Announcement
After the completion of the first phase of a campus and library planning process, Temple University has announced that its new flagship library will be constructed at the heart of Temple’s Main Campus. The new library will be built on the site of Barton Hall on North 13th Street between Polett Walk—Temple’s east-west arterial walkway—and Norris Street. “Libraries are central to university life.
November 22, 2013
Library resources are revealed in new Curated Stacks exhibit at Temple
Type: News Story
A new exhibit at Temple’s Paley Library, Curated Stacks, allows patrons to display their research sources and methods in a creative and nontraditional format. The exhibit is curated and installed by library users who have foraged materials found in the Libraries’ collections for a research article, course assignment or multimedia project.
August 26, 2013
Broadcast pioneer Lew Klein donates papers to Temple University
Type: News Story
Lew Klein and his wife Janet have donated the broadcast pioneer's papers to the Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center. The rich collection documents Klein’s extraordinary career and contacts in media, sports, business, politics and entertainment, as well as his father’s accomplishments as a journalist, U.S. Senate staff member and boxing commissioner.
April 10, 2012
Philadelphia’s civil rights story is brought to life in Temple collection
Type: News Story
Temple has long been home to a vast collection of materials related to the civil rights struggle in Philadelphia, and civil rights is increasingly a topic of interest among scholars of all ages. Supply has now met demand thanks to a Temple Libraries team that has digitized the 1,500 photos, film clips, newspaper articles and other priceless gems that make up Civil Rights in a Northern City.
February 16, 2012