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Nancy Strong Weyant


Nancy S. Weyant

Associate Professor Emeritus

Bloomsburg University

59 Andrews Court   Lewisburg, PA  17837





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-


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, Summer, 1990.

Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) - Head, Reference Department,


Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) – Reference Librarian/Interlibrary

           Loan Librarian, 1976-1980.

Lycoming College (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - Reference Librarian (part time),


Williamsport Area Community College, Library Science Department Williamsport,

                Pennsylvania)  - Instructor, 1972-1973.

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts) - Science Reference Library,


Emerson College (Boston, Massachusetts) - Reference Librarian, 1968-1969.



 Review of Place and Progress in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell Lesa

Scholl, Emily Morris and Sarina Gruver Moore, Eds. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 83 (May, 2016).

"Chronology" Evil and Its Variations in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell:

Sesquicentennial Essays. Ed. Mitsuharu Matsuoka. Osaka, JP: Osaka Kyoiku Tosho, 2015.

"Lionizing Gaskell:  The Gaskell Journal Goes On-line." The Gaskell

          Society Newsletter 57 (Spring, 2014): 22-23, 26.

Review of Elizabeth Gaskell. Ruth. Edited with a New Introduction and

Notes by Tim Dolin. Oxford's World Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2011. Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 76 (October, 2012), 184-186.

"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, 2009): 13-16.

“From the Author to the Artist: A Letter to J. J. Lankes.”  The Marjorie

          Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature 16 (2008): 119-131.

“Chronology of the Life of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.”  Cambridge Companion

to Elizabeth Gaskell.  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 Newsletter 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, 1995.

 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 University, 1991.

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,


 “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, Bloomsburg University Freshmen

          Orientation, 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, 1993.

"Keyword Searching."  DRA Northeast Academic User's Group, 1991.

"Surviving a Library Move."  PLA Annual Meeting, 1990.





Bureau of Labor Statistics Home Page.  Database training session.  October 28,


Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.  Database training session.  November 17, 2004.

World Marketing Data and Statistics.  Database training session.  October 21,


Reference USA.  Database training session.  October 13, 2004.

CCH Tax Research Network.  Database Training session.  September 15, 2004

ProQuest. Database training session.  April 23, 2004.

Human Resources Area Files (e-HRAF) Ethnography Collection. Database

          training session.  February 22, 2002.




American Library Association and Nextbook Grant.  Let’s Talk About It: Jewish

          Literature Nancy S. Weyant and Ferdâ Asya.  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.”   $9,295.

Bloomsburg University Research and Disciplinary Grant.  “Survey and Analysis

          of Academic Library Liaison Programs in Pennsylvania.”  Charles

          Lumpkins and Nancy Weyant, 1996, $477

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.

Who’s Who in America  2009 forward.





The Gaskell Society (Life Member)

Gaskell Journal Editorial Board/Database Liaison

Victorians Institute

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

Girl Scouts of the United States of America (Life Member)


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