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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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