Associate Professor, Emeritus
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815
American University - B.A. (English Literature), 1965.
Wayne State University - M.S.L.S., 1968
Bucknell University - M.A. (English Literature). 1992. Thesis: Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated
Bibliography of English Language Sources 1976-1991
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania – M.A. (Art History), 2000. Thesis: The Life and Portrait
Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Coordinator of Reference Services/Reference
Librarian/Humanities Subject Specialist, 1993-2009; Emeritus, 2009-.
Bucknell University, Instructor, Elderhostel History Manuscripts and Rare Books, Summer, 1993.
Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) - Coordinator of Reference Collection
Development and Reference Services, 1986-1993.
Clarion University (Clarion, Pennsylvania) - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Library Science,
Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) - Head, Reference Department, 1980-1986.
Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) – Reference Librarian/Interlibrary Loan Librarian,
Lycoming College (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - Reference Librarian (part time), 1974-1976.
Williamsport Area Community College, Library Science Department (Williamsport, Pennsylvania)
- Instructor, 1972-1973.
Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts) - Science Reference Library, 1969-1971.
Emerson College (Boston, Massachusetts) - Reference Librarian, 1968-1969.
"Elizabeth Gaskell's Encounters with the Internet Technology of the 21st Century." The Gaskell Society
Newsletter 52 (Autumn 2011): 15-16, 19.
Review of Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford: A Publishing History by Thomas Recchio. The Gaskell Journal
24 (2010): 142-145.
"A Newly Discovered Letter of Introduction Returns to England." Gaskell Society Newsletter 47 (Spring,
“From the Author to the Artist: A Letter to J. J. Lankes.” The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of
16 (2008): 119-131.
“Chronology of the Life of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.” Cambridge Companion to
. Ed. Jill Matus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources, 1992-2001
Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2004.
“Gaskell’s Works Now Searchable via New Hyper-Concordance.” Gaskell Society
37 (March, 2004).
Review of Elizabeth C. Gaskell: A Bibliographic Catalog of First and Early Editions, 1848-1866
by Walter Smith. The Papers of the Bibliographic Society of America
94.1 (2000): 445-447.
“Nancy Cox-McCormack,” AskART
“Between Friends: Seven Letters from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to Ethel Fairmont Snyder
Beebe.” Journal of Florida Literature
9 (2000): 1-22.
Frederick C. Strong III and Nancy Strong Weyant. “Ethel Fairmont Snyder, Mary Elkinton Nitobe
and the Founding of the Japan Humane Society.” The East
, January/February, 1997.
Register of the Edward Burne-Jones Collection
. Lewisburg: Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library,
Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources, 1976-1991.
Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994.
"Jacqueline Rose: A Bibliography, 1974-1992" Why War? - Psychoanalysis, Politics, and The
Return to Melanie Klein
. Jacqueline Rose, Oxford: Blackwell, 1993.
"A Decade of Creativity and Critical Reception: A May Sarton Bibliography." That Great Sanity:
Critical Essays on May Sarton
. Susan Swartzlander and Marilyn Mumford, eds. Ann Arbor:
University of Michigan Press, 1992. Paperback edition, 1995.
Register of the Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection
. Lewisburg: Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library,
Bucknell University, 1991.
Register of the D.H. Lawrence Collection
. Lewisburg: Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell
Register of the William Morris Collection
. Lewisburg: Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, 1991.
Guide to the Yeats Collection
. Lewisburg: Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, 1988.
“Patterns of Gaskell Scholarship: 2002-2007.” Gaskell Society 16th Biennial Conference.
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury. July 29, 2007.
“Nancy Cox-McCormack: The Chicago Years” Chicago Architects Association. March 9, 2006.
“Advanced Research Methods in Literary Criticism.” Aristotle University, Thessaloniki,
Greece. May 20, 2004.
“A Decade of Gaskell Scholarship.” Gaskell Society. 14th Annual Conference. Collingwood
College, Durham University August 3, 2003.
“Bashka Paeff’s Sailors and Soldiers Memorial: A Controversial Plea for Peace.” Paper
presented at the Art History Symposium, Bloomsburg University, 2001.
“The Portrait Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack.” Paper presented at the Art History
Symposium, Bloomsburg University, 1999.
“The Portrait Busts of Nancy Cox-McCormack.” Bloomsburg University Student Research and
Creative Activities Poster Session, 1999.
“From Leonardo de Vinci to Bill Gates: Libraries Ain’t What They Used to Be.” Bloomsburg
University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, Freshman Awards Luncheon Speaker, 1999.
“Libraries and Information Literacy in a Democratic Society.” A Colloquium on the Occasion of
the Dedication of the Harvey A. Andruss Library, September 11, 1998, Panel Moderator.
“Using the Library for Prospect Research.” Prospect Researchers of Central Pennsylvania
Summer Conference, Bucknell University, July 13, 1998.
Facilitator, The Challenge of Socrates, 1997 and 1998.
“Women in the Military” Panel Moderator, Bloomsburg University, April 2, 1996.
"World of Work: Librarianship/Information Science” Berwick Middle School,
April 21, 1994; October 1995; April 1996.
"Women's Diaries and Memoirs: Personal Expression as Public Record." Women's History
Month. Panel Moderator and Presenter. Bloomsburg University, March 2, 1994.
"The Bluest Eye: Introduction and Excerpts." Toni Morrison Celebration. Bloomsburg University,
"Keyword Searching." DRA Northeast Academic User's Group, 1991.
"Surviving a Library Move." PLA Annual Meeting, 1990.
GRANTS AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
Who’s Who in America 2009 ed.
American Library Association and Nextbook Grant. Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature Nancy
S. Weyant and Ferdâ Assya. 2005. $1,500.
Bloomsburg University Individual and Collaborative Research Project Grant. “The Portrait
Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack: Sculptures installed in New York and New England.” 2001. $970.
State System of Higher Education. Office of the Chancellor Special Projects Grant. “Virtual
Library Stations for the New Library.” John Pitcher and Nancy Weyant, 1998, $100,000.
Bloomsburg University Strategic Plan Projects, 1996-1997. “Portable Virtual Library.” Nancy
Bloomsburg University Research and Disciplinary Grant. “Survey and Analysis of Academic
Library Liaison Programs in Pennsylvania.” Charles Lumpkins and Nancy Weyant, 1996,
State System of Higher Education Academic Computer Users Council Grant. “Training Faculty
and Staff to Use the Internet.” Robert Abbott and Nancy Weyant, 1994, $2,000.
The Gaskell Society (Life Member)
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
Girl Scouts of the United States of America (Life Member)