New Periodicals Reading Room Opens In Widener Library
November 16, 2001 -- The Widener Library Periodicals Reading Room opened today
in its new location on the first floor of the library. The room features comfortable
seating, HOLLIS terminals, on site staff, and a selection of more than 800 heavily
consulted periodicals and newspapers. Widener's current, unbound journal collection
is housed in the adjacent stacks for easy access.
Periodicals Reading Room
Amy Boucher, Head of Periodicals Services
After hanging in the room for over 40 years, the original clock remains as a token of the room's history.
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