Library closures this summer due to construction

- Special Collections & Archives will be open by appointment only May 29 - Sept 2. Please email with questions or to make an appointment.

- Although the Music Library staff is temporarily relocated, we are available to answer questions and retrieve scores and recordings for you throughout the summer.  Please email for assistance or to make an appointment.  The Music Library reading room will reopen for study use August 1, and the service window will reopen on August 14, Monday through Friday 9-5 pm.  The two listening rooms will reopen to the public for browsing and study use on September 19.  Until then, staff will retrieve music items from the listening rooms for you and make arrangements for equipment use.   


Library Blog

Welcome to Wesleyan’s new University Librarian

Welcome to Andrew W. White, who is starting as Wesleyan’s Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian on July 2, 2018!     Andrew comes from Bates College, where he was the Director of Academic and Client Services  and served as the Interim Vice President for Information and Library Services for two years. There he worked extensively […]

Check out the library’s spring newsletter!

The spring 2018 Check It Out is now available online!  Learn about two intriguing thesis projects, a highlighted collection, new and retiring staff, library events, and the 2018 undergraduate library prize winners. Have an idea for an article or would like a printed copy?  Email — Click here for the full Check It Out Spring 2018 issue — […]
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University Archivist, Leith Johnson, retires

Leith Johnson, University Archivist since 2012, retired on June 29, 2018.  As archivist, Leith was responsible for all aspects of the Wesleyan archives, manuscripts, and local history collections.  He also served in other positions at Wesleyan throughout the years.  From 2007 to 2009, he was the project archivist for the William Manchester Papers in Wesleyan’s […]


WESEMINAR: WESLEYAN AND THE GREAT WAR Saturday, May 26, 2018 — 10:30-11:30 am — Room 112, Boger Hall In 1914, The Great War—known later as World War I—broke out in Europe. Wesleyan became a war campus in the years that followed. After the U.S. Congress declared war on Germany in 1917, college life at Wesleyan […]
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