Folkelore

For Faculty: Digital Tools for Learning

We have been participating in the Mellon-funded Digital Humanities workshops and activities over the past three years. Students will once again have an interesting array of IEX courses this coming January that will have at least some infusion of digital humanities including a new one offered by the library (on Identity and the Internet – […]

Closed-Third & Fourth of July

The Library will be closed on Monday & Tuesday, July 3rd & 4th.  Happy 241st Birthday, America!

New Library Catalog Update

What’s happening? In the coming weeks the Library will migrate all of its behind-the-scenes work and data to a new integrated library system (ILS). The new system, Worldshare Management Systems (WMS), is provided by OCLC, a worldwide, member-driven library cooperative, which also provides services such as WorldCat. Will there be an interruption in Library services? […]

Tornado Remnants- 2017

Nearly 20 years after the tornado ripped through our campus a periodical with definite storm damage was pulled off the shelf.  Glass shards still visible between pages, heavy cover damage, and mud still sticking pages together.       Library staff can’t believe this is the first time these pages have been seen in that […]

Where’s the renewal option for my ILLs?

Your eyes are not deceiving you!  If you’ve logged into your library account and tried to submit a renewal request for an interlibrary loan, you’ll find that the option no longer exists. In preparation for the change in library catalog occurring this summer, we are working hard to close out records and minimize traffic on […]

Library Hours for Memorial Day Weekend

Tuesday, May 23 – Friday, May 26: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29:  Closed.  Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, June 2:  9:00 am – 4:45 pm (summer hours).

Tea Tuesday is Back!

Except it will be on Thursday. And will feature ice tea & lemonade instead of hot tea. But it’s still free! All day in the Library (until supplies run out) on Thursday, May 18.  Library’s main floor. Take a study break. See you there!

Library Hours for Finals

Thursday, May 18 & Friday, May 19: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Saturday, May 20:  8:00 am-10:00 pm; Sunday, May 21: 11:00 am-1:00 am; Monday, May 22: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Tuesday, May 23-Friday, May 26: 8:00 am-4:45 pm.  

Audio Video Equipment/Books and DVDs During Summer Months

     Video camera kits, tripods, and/or projectors will not be available for checkout from the library from June 1st – August 25th.  If you were planning on using such equipment during these summer months, please contact Mark Kump, x7571 or mkump@gustavus.edu prior to June 1st to make permissible arrangements. Please also expect a delay […]

Show Me What Libraries Look Like

This is what libraries look like! (From Hafuboti)