Library Services Update

Beginning Wednesday, November 11, the library building will be closed. However, we will continue to serve patrons by providing curbside pickup for print materials, online access to digital materials, assisting with research, and supporting faculty and students in online instruction.

All of the digital collections will still be available to access, and the library staff and librarians are available to assist with any questions, requests or concerns you may have. You can contact us through the Library Chat, schedule an online meeting with a librarian, or contact your department’s liaison librarian today.

Renewing Materials

If you currently have books checked out, you can renew those materials online by clicking here. From there, click My Loans and you will see which books can be renewed. If you are unable to renew materials, please contact the library at and we will update it for you.

If you want to return any items to the library before you leave campus, please use the book drop located to the left of the library’s main entrance.

Curbside Pickup

​We are offering no-contact pickup of books and DVDs from our collection. Find the books you’ve been eager to read and movies you want to watch by searching the Library Catalog and clicking the Request button. *You must be signed in for the Request feature to be available*

Watch for step-by-step instructions for requesting books from the catalog

You’ll receive an email when your items are ready to be picked up. They will be on a table outside the building. Items can be picked up Monday through Friday from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Questions? Contact us at

Any items checked out between now and November 20th are yours to take with you over break. They will not be due until February 3.

Interlibrary Loan

You can continue to request online articles and book chapters through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). All physical items will need to be returned to the library before you leave campus for break. Please use the book drop to return these items.

Online Research Support

Library Chat Service

  • Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 9:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

You can get immediate assistance from librarians through our chat service for any research needs. You can find the chat tab in the right margin of all library pages or you can access the chat directly through this link:

Virtual Meetings with Librarians

Faculty, staff and students can schedule virtual meetings with librarians directly at this link:

Library’s Digital Collections

Our extensive collection of online resources is still available to access from off campus. If you are off campus, make sure you access these resources through the library’s website at When you click on a resource, you’ll be prompted to submit your Susquehanna username and password to obtain access.

What you should see when accessing a database off-campus

Our research guides organize library resources by subject to help you find appropriate materials on for your specific research. If you know the database you want to access, go directly to our A-Z Database List, or you can use the library’s Search Everything tool to search for journal articles, e-books, newspaper articles and other types of electronic materials. As always, if you need any help, contact us.

Thank you for continuing to utilize Blough-Weis Library services and resources. We will do our best provide adequate support for all your instruction and research needs.

– The Blough-Weis Library Team