Archive for April, 2009

Author Tea, This Thursday

Join members of the Gustavus community as we celebrate books written by our faculty in the past year. There will be short and extremely entertaining presentations by the authors – and refreshments! So stop by the Courtyard Cafe at 4:15 on Thursday, April 30th, to join the fun. These are the books and authors we’re […]

The Writing Center is Back!

Maybe you’re staring at a blank page on your computer screen and you think to yourself “I have no idea where to start with this assignment.” Or you just wrote yourself into a place where you think “this isn’t working.” Or you finished a draft of an assignment and you just reread the instructions for […]

Get A Room

The library is pleased to announce the second administration of the Research Practices Survey, part of a national study undertaken by two higher education organizations, NITLE and HEDS. The survey will help us understand the research skills students bring to college and the ways those skills change over the first year. If you’re a first […]

Happy National Library Week

To celebrate, we’re picking your brain. There’s a very short survey for students available in the library – or you might catch someone tabling for the survey near the Marketplace. Or you can even take it online. Just click Here to take the survey. Whatever your preference – we want to know what you think […]


The song by Aretha Franklin comes to mind, but I really want to discuss the lack of respect I am seeing in our attitude of NOT returning dishes to the Market Place. On April 6, I arrived to work to find the Gustie Ware receptacle overflowing with not only Gustie Ware, but mugs, silverware, dishes, […]