Support university events, programs, activities, groups, classes, conferences, and accomplishments.
Increase collaboration and strengthen partnerships among the library, university, and the wider community.
Enhance the teaching, research, learning, and service mission of the library and university.
Promote the diverse climate, programs, and scholarly value of the library and university.
Cultivate intellectual, aesthetic, and creative growth.
Criteria for Exhibits
All potential exhibit planners must submit the Exhibit Application Form to the Library Advocacy Committee. Requests not made in advance will not be accommodated.
Exhibits are theme-based displays of materials including, but not limited to, books, posters, artifacts, documents, artwork, or other objects. All accompanying text should be word processed and printed on a high quality printer, if not professionally designed and/or typeset. Hanging displays should be mounted on foam board or high quality backing, if not framed, when appropriate. Pasted or glued materials should be smoothly connected with no loose edges.
Exhibits should be consistent with freedom of information and cultural diversity.
Exhibits should be well thought out, adequately prepared, and aesthetically pleasing (see Resources section below).
Proposals should describe the theme, content and materials, time and duration of proposed display, as well as desired exhibit space, if there is a preference.
Media Services (Grove Hall Room 008) is the central source for faculty, students, and the administration of Shippensburg University to procure a variety of services including Graphic/Photography Production, multimedia production, video/audio production, etc.
Project Center (Student Group Workroom, CUB Room 218). The center is for the use of the Shippensburg University Student-Senate and recognized student organizations. In addition, other individual services are available with some charges.
The cases are locked and within sight, but the library does not take responsibility for the security or welfare of materials in the exhibit cases.
Handouts and supplementary materials may be included with exhibits.
Special Collections staff specifically trained in preservation may be available to assist in the proper handling of unique and fragile materials if arrangements are made in advance of the installation date.