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    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Libraries; Compact shelving; Lowery, Shawn; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University;
    • In an effort to conserve space, the Blough-Weis Library installed electronic compact shelving on the ground floor in 2002. The new shelving held history books and books from the bibliography and index sections. The compact shelving enabled an...
    • September 11, 2001 Observance

    • September 11, 2001; Monuments & memorials; Pillars of strength; Susquehanna University;
    • In observance of the events of September 11, 2001, a multifaith gathering was held in the Weber Chapel Auditorium on the first anniversary of the attacks. Later that same year, during Homecoming, a memorial honoring Susquehanna alumni who died in...
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Blough-Weis Library; Roger M. Blough Learning Center; Academic libraries; Building dedications; Susquehanna University;
    • The renovation and technical enhancement of the Roger M. Blough Learning Center began in 1988 with the help of funding from Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis. The library was renamed the Blough-Weis library and this drawing depicts the front of the...
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Libraries; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University; Roger M. Blough Learning Center;
    • The original Library building was constructed in 1928. Due to the increasingly large book collection and the need for more study space, an addition was built on the south side of the building in 1958. This image shows the University Library as it...
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Libraries; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University; Universities & colleges; Roger M. Blough Learning Center;
    • Built in 1928, the University's Library has seen its share of changes but some things remain the same. This 1951 article from the school newspaper attempts to uncover the secrets the Library holds. Please note the 3:00 observation of a request...
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Buildings; Libraries; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University; Roger M. Blough Learning Center;
    • The Library was built in 1928. By 1956 a new addition to it was needed for its growing book collections and the increasing student body. On the front page of the 1956 Susquehanna Alumnus, the Library announces plans to expand its building. In time...
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Blough-Weis Library; Card catalogs; Susquehanna University; Information Library Systems; Library online catalog;
    • In 1991, the Blough-Weis Library brought its new computerized card catalog online, simplifying research methods. The original card catalog was kept in the library for anyone wanting to use it, but was no longer being updated.
    • Library

    • Libraries; Card catalogs; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University;
    • In 1908 the fourth president of Susquehanna University, Franklin Manhart, arranged to have the library's book collection cataloged in accordance with the Dewey Decimal System. The card catalog system was used until the library became automated in...
    • Library

    • Libraries; Buildings; Susquehanna University; Blough-Weis Library.
    • Constructed in 1928, the University library was expanded in 1958. The new addition featured a clock tower. The class of 1962 presented the University with four new clocks for the tower and those clocks are featured in this image from the summer...
    • Guest Speaker/ Lecture

    • Von Trapp, Maria; The Sound of Music; Speakers; Program Board; Susquehanna University;
    • The Susquehanna University community was asked by the Program Board to vote on a visit from Baroness Maria Von Trapp, the inspiration for the movie “The Sound of Music”. Von Trapp did lecture at SU in 1975 and received rave reviews. A signed copy...
    • Invitation

    • Apple, Jane Conrad; Jane Conrad Apple Room; Building dedications; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University;
    • On January 22, 1990, the Jane Conrad Apple Rare Books Room located on the second floor of the Blough-Weis Library was dedicated in honor of Jane Conrad Apple, a distinguished member of the Susquehanna University community. The room reflects Apple's...
    • Russell W. Gilbert Collection

    • Gilbert, Russell W.; Teachers; Special collections; Pennsylvania Room; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University;
    • In recognition of the scholarly achievements of Russell W.Gilbert, a Susquehanna University Professor of German from 1930 to 1970, the Blough-Weis Library dedicated the Russell W. Gilbert Collection on September 27, 1990. This special library...

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