Explore Our Collection

Use these search tools and resources to access our electronic resources and for information about its print and media collections.

A single search in Summon can return records from all of the wide variety of resources, including books, journal articles, videos, music and more, both in the library’s collections and beyond.

Search All Library Information with Summon


Search for books (both print and electronic), journals, scores, videos and other items owned by the library.

Search the library's book, video and score collections


Over 20,000 educational films and over 240,000 film clips, all available for use in class.

Search Films on Demand

The library subscribes to more than 150 databases. Use this subject list to identify the databases best suited to your research needs. Please note that the library’s subscription databases require a Susquehanna account for access off-campus.


View our Library's Databases by Subject

Search our print and electronic journals by title, subject or provider.


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Susquehanna University at Archive.org

This collection includes digitized Susquehanna publications such as the Lanthorn (yearbook), SU Studies (faculty scholarship), the Susquehanna Alumnus, Susquehanna Today, Susquehanna Currents, SU Bulletins (course catalogs) and much more.

Here are direct links to two of the larger Susquehanna collections within Archive.org:

  • The Lanthorn: Digitized Susquehanna Yearbooks. Available online from 1898 through 2010!
  • Susquehanna Student Newspapers. This collection begins with the first student newspaper, the Institute Journal (1891) and continues up to The Crusader of 2011.

Susquehanna University's history in digital images

This collection is organized by decade to cover the entire history of Susquehanna University from its beginning through 2009.

Other Susquehanna University Image Resources

This collection includes historic photos grouped by subject, as well as digitized personal papers of Thomas F. Dornblaser and E. C. Smeed.

A catalog of library catalogs. It includes millions of records of books, recordings, videos and musical scores from thousands of libraries from around the world.

Pennsylvania Library Directory
A comprehensive directory of Pennsylvania libraries, searchable geographically and by library type, library county and library director.

Access Pennsylvania Online Catalog
A catalog and resource sharing guide to the holdings of over 2,700 Pennsylvania library collections.

HathiTrust Digital Library

The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form, preserving them securely to be accessed and used today, and in future generations.