Feature Story - Spring 2014

Colum McCann to Receive Distinguished Author Award
The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award will be presented this year to National Book Award-winning author Colum McCann. > Full story
Reilly Learning Commons Construction Moves Forward
As you may recall from the Fall Information Update, the Library has secured funding to develop the Reilly Learning Commons located on the first floor of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Plans are moving forward for construction within the space to take place in summer 2014, directly after spring semester finals. > Full story
Clippings Collection: 100 Years of University of Scranton News
Much attention has been drawn recently to the emerging discipline of digital humanities and particularly to its exciting applications for scholarship in history. For example, the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab recently released a beautifully interactive web version of Charles O. Paullin’s 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States that allows viewers not only to look at old maps but to explore and manipulate them. > Full story
Lindisfarne Gospels Facsimile Added to Special Collections
IThe Weinberg Memorial Library Special Collections recently received an extraordinary gift in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Library. Dr. Midori Yamanouchi, Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Board Member, provided funding for the acquisition of a fine art facsimile of the Lindisfarne Gospels. > Full Story