Information Update - Fall 1995

Library Resources Expanded On World Wide Web
If you have "surfed the Internet," now it is time to move on and "crawl the Web," that is to say, the World Wide Web. > Full story
Our Catalog Opens Door To Other Library Catalogs
With the new semester comes a new look to the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library's menu. In addition to choosing two versions of our own catalog, you may now connect via Internet to library and information resources in 42 states and 20 countries right from the menu. > Full story
Weinberg Library On The World Wide Web
Accessing the resources of the Library has never been easier thanks to the lntenet's World Wide Web (WWW) and Weinberg Memorial Library (WML) staff. Through the summer extensive efforts have been made to compile a comprehensive and effective WWW home page for the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library. > Full story
Expanded Academic Index To Replace Periodicals Abstracts
The Weinberg Memorial Library will be introducing a new index to general periodicals and newspapers this summer. > Full story
Internet—First The Hype; Then The Anti-Hype—Now (Maybe) Reality
Without question the most publicized revolution in informational technology has been the Internet. News magazines have carried cover stories on it. Newt Gingrich. while advocating welfare cutbacks, proposed tax rebates on lap tops for poor people on the assumption that computer access would pull them out of poverty. > Full story
Alexander Pope First Editions Donated To Library
Brian J. Murray and his wife Diane have donated a collection of first editions by Alexander Pope to the Weinberg Memorial Library in Memory Louis D, Mitchell, Ph.D. Mr. Murray, a University trustee, earned a bachelor's in English in 1967; Dr. Mitchell has a member of the University English faculty for 28 rears until his death in 1989. > Full story
From The Library Director
BACKSERV—The Missing Issues Solution
One of the problems we constantly face in the Serials Department is missing back issues of journals. These issues can be missing for several reasons. Some are mutilated by patrons; other issues are never received in the first place; other issues just seem to sprout legs and walk through the Library's gates undetected. > Full story
New Library Hours
Beginning in September, 1995, Library hours on Saturdays will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., including November 15, 1995, the Saturday following Thanksgiving. Previously, hours for Saturdays were 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ILL And Acquisitions Have Gone Electronic
As of the new semester the interlibrary loan request form will be available electronically. This option will appear on our main menu both on the Library OPC terminals and through jaguar using LIBCAT connection. > Full story
Calling All Alumni Authors
The National Alumni Society and the Weinberg Memorial Library are issuing a call to all University of Scranton graduates who are published authors of books or monographs. > Full story
A Special Thanks to Our Newest Friends
Booksale A Success
The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library held their first annual booksale to raise funds for programs and endowments on May 6, 1995. A special preview sale for members of the Friends only was held on Friday evening prior to the Saturday sale. > Full story
Staff Changes
Pride, Passion, Promise: Experience Our Jesuit Tradition