March 2012

In order to provide adequate study space during final exams, access to Lewis Library will restricted to Loyola University Chicago:

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Alumni
  • Staff
  • from April 13 (Friday) through May 8 (Tuesday).

    If someone has questions on this matter, please contact Lewis Library Circulation staff or the Head Librarian.


    If any students should ask for a “basal reader” (it will sound like they are saying “basil”), please direct them to the following textbook titles in the Curriculum Collection on the 6th floor.

    Rigby Literacy (Grades K-5) — LB 1573 .R54 2004
    Scott Foresman Reading (Grades K-4) — LB 1573 .S36 2000
    SRA Open Court Reading (Grades PreK-6) — LB 1573 .S63 2005
    Harcourt Trophies (Grades K-6) — LB 1573 .T76 2003
    Elements of Literature (Holt, Rinehart and Winston) (Grades 6-12) — LB 1575 .E44 2000
    Glencoe Literature (Grades 6-12) — LB 1575 .G54 2000
    Treasures: a reading/language arts program (McGraw-Hill) (Grades PreK-6)– LB 1576 .T74 2007
    Language of Literature (McDougal Littell) (Grades 6-12) — LB 1631 .L23 2002

    If there are any questions, please let me know.


    There is now a research guide available on the Titanic to support the upcoming events around the 100th anniversary of it sinking.  You can see it at:  Please ask Tracy Ruppman or Susan Wardzala if you have any questions about it.