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Summer Hours – Request Form

The library is providing mediated pickup of materials in the foyer through July 31, 2020.  For your safety and ours, individuals who need specific items (e.g. books, DVDs, music scores) are asked to arrange for mediated pickup in the library’s foyer; please fill out a materials request form.  If you need a portion of a work […]

Condemning Violence & Racism

Statement Condemning Violence & Racism The Library faculty at Gustavus Adolphus College support the Association of College & Research Libraries, the American Library Association, and the Society of American Archivists in condemning violence and racism towards Black people and all people of color. We endorse the statement of the Black Caucus of the American Library […]

Summer Hours – By Appt.

The library will be open by appointment only through July 31, 2020. For your safety and ours, individuals who need specific items (e.g. books, DVDs, music scores) are asked to arrange for mediated pickup in the library’s foyer; please fill out a materials request form.  If you need a portion of a work (article, book […]

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2020

The Library is now accepting submissions for the Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper. This $400 prize is awarded by the library faculty for a paper already written for a Gustavus academic course. This paper should demonstrate excellent use of source material. Papers may be submitted from Fall Semester 2018 through Spring Semester 2020. As faculty endorsement […]

Guest Post! Resources for Relaxation

Today we welcome guest blogger Amber Wolfinger, the Library’s academic assistant, with a post on library & museum resources to help you destress. (Please note that you will need your Gustavus user ID/password to access some of these materials.) In these stressful and uncertain times, it is more important than ever to set aside a […]

Congratulations to the Senior Library Employees

A gift plate with each senior library employee’s name and area of study has been placed into a book from our collection in honor of their graduation from Gustavus and your dedication to the library over the years.

Teaching Award Winner!

It is our great pleasure to share that Rachel Flynn, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Library, has won the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence! Here is the official announcement in May’s faculty packet: “Rachel Flynn has been selected as recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member […]

COVID-19 Due Date Info.

Due dates for materials checked out from Gustavus Library have been extended to May 31st, 2020 for all graduating seniors.  For all other students, due dates for books and DVDs will be extended to September 11th, 2020. All students, regardless of graduation date, should return Reserves, AV equipment, and Interlibrary Loan items by June 1st.  […]

Find the Library at Your Place

Happy National Library Week! The celebration, which occurs annually in April, provides a time to reflect on the benefits that libraries & library workers provide our communities. This year’s theme was originally, “Find Your Place at the Library.” Considering the flipped nature of our daily lives during this pandemic  – and the fact that libraries […]

and the winner is…

  DRACULA by Bram Stoker!  Thank you for participating in the inaugural March Madness Book Tournament!  Between now and next March, challenge yourself to read all those listed within our tournament! Each title can be found in our library (and will be here upon your return)!  Keep reading, Gusties!


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