Valley News Recent Headlines
Bishop Library Testing Facebook Catalog App
10.25.12 |
LVC’s Vernon and Doris Bishop Library has made numerous improvements and upgrades in the past year, including new group study rooms equipped with computer screens, technology-friendly study spaces on the first floor, and now, a Facebook app that allows users to search and reserve books via Facebook.

The app, “Catalog Search & Reserve,” is accessible from the College’s Facebook page. After searching a title, users can like or share the book via Facebook, Google+, or Twitter, and place items on hold for pick up in the campus library.

“Facebook is a very popular site, especially with students. With this new Facebook app, Bishop Library hopes to provide quick and easy access to the library catalog and encourage sharing of books and other resources,” said Lori Nyce, systems and electronic services librarian at LVC.

The app is available to the public, but only current students, faculty, and staff can reserve items for pick up. LVC is testing the app on a trial through December 2012 and will evaluate its success at the end of the semester.

“Students and staff should test the app on Facebook and let us know what you think of it,” Nyce said. “If you like it and think the library should purchase this product, please tell us by emailing nyce@lvc.edu.”


12.22.14
Lebanon Valley College Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
View Full Story

12.22.14
A Banner Year for Lebanon Valley College Rankings
View Full Story

12.19.14
Dr. Daniel Pitonyak ’08 wins 2015 American Physical Society Group on Hadron Physics Dissertation Award
View Full Story

12.19.14
Lebanon Valley College Names O'Donnell Scholars in English
View Full Story

12.17.14
ValleyFest Presents DNK and We Are The In Crowd in Concert April 24 & 25
View Full Story

12.16.14
Christmas at The Valley Raises $2,900 for Operation Santa Claus
View Full Story

12.15.14
LVC Physical Therapy Professor Shares His Expertise with the Rockettes and Members of the NBA and WNBA at Radio City Music Hall
View Full Story

12.12.14
Dr. Jean-Marc Braem to Retire in December
View Full Story

12.10.14
EY Foundation to Provide Matching Gift for Alumnus Ryan Tweedie’s Recurring Gift
View Full Story

12.09.14
Lebanon Valley College to Host Dr. Michael Kimmel for Symposium on Inclusive Excellence
View Full Story

12.05.14
Watch Christmas at the Valley Live on LVCtv!
View Full Story

12.05.14
Vidya Lala '16 Reflects on Student Summit on Inclusive Excellence
View Full Story

12.03.14
Students Represent United Kingdom at European Union Simulation in Washington, D.C.
View Full Story

12.02.14
Alison Hartman ’07 Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Israel
View Full Story

12.01.14
Professor Gail Sanderson to Retire in December
View Full Story

12.01.14
Dr. Owen Moe to Retire in December
View Full Story