Archive for 2009

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Win $1,200!

Applications are now available for the Patricia Lindell Scholarship. The scholarship, established through the generosity of the Gustavus Library Associates, awards a junior or senior student $1,200 to undertake a research project for the Gustavus library. This year’s project focuses on how undergraduates utilize space in academic libraries. During spring semester 2010, the recipient of […]

American Archives Month

October is designated by the Society of American Archivists as “American Archives Month.” The SAA calls this month a time to “celebrate the American record” and raise public awareness about the importance of archives to the preservation of American history and culture. For our part in the celebration, the College Archives is displaying an “Inside […]

Nobel Conference 45

If you’re on campus this year, chances are you’re enjoying the irony of pouring rain on a Nobel Conference concerning water resources. Regardless, this year’s conference promises to be eye-opening. Though water may be an uncertain resource, we certainly have excellent resources related to the conference in our Audio Visual Department in the Library. Please […]

Music Everywhere! -New borrowing policy for CD’s

We have a vast collection of musical compact discs (aka cd’s) in the Music Library. Previously students were unable to borrow them, they needed to be used in the library. Now students have the ability to check out music cd’s for a 7 day loan period. This is exciting and we hope students will take […]

Thinking about Grad School in English or Library Science?

If so, then join faculty from the English Department and the Library for a discussion about graduate studies in those fields. Tuesday, September 29, 3:30 PM, Confer 331. Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta.

Where are those newspapers?

Some of our newspaper databases will be down this Saturday night, from 9 PM Saturday 9/26 until 9 AM Sunday 9/27. Resources affected: ProQuest Newsstand (current papers), Historical Minneapolis Tribune, and Historical New York Times. Want to learn more about newspapers available online through the library? Visit our Resources for Newspapers page at

Constitution Day Event – the U.S. Constitution and Immigrants’ Rights

Join us this Thursday, Sept. 17th (also known as Constitution Day) in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room for a conversation with Alisa Rosenthal of the Political Science department on the subject of immigrants’ rights and the Constitution. Yes, Virginia, there will be refreshments. The event will be held from 3:30 to 4:30. We also […]

Water you waiting for? Nobel Conference XLV

Each fall, the Nobel Conference at Gustavus has hosted brilliant scientists and Nobel prizewinners. A substantial collection documenting the event has been collected and retained within the College Archives. Materials consist primarily of planning documents and correspondence, but there are t-shirts, recordings, programs, and some photographs. A display was developed to highlight some of these […]

New library databases available!

We are pleased to announce that a suite of new library databases are available, ranging from a collection of works of art from museums around the world, to full-text databases covering education and health, to online encyclopedias. These new databases are part of the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), which is brought to you by […]

ILL service briefly interrupted

Due to another software update in our library catalog, interlibrary loan service will be briefly interrupted over the weekend. From 5pm on Friday, August 28 through 8am on Monday, August 31, the normal methods for ILL requests won’t be available. You can use this form to request books or articles instead. Questions? Email us.