Archive for November, 2014

Off-Campus Database Access

We want to clear up a misunderstanding.  No matter where you are, as long as you have access to an Internet connection and can get to our library website, you can use our online databases. When you click on links to resources that are limited by license to Gustavus community members, you will have to […]


You’ve heard undoubtedly of Herman Melville’s book Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.  However, you might not be aware that the original was published on this day in 1851. It was a commercial failure upon its release, and the book languished for nearly 70 years in relative obscurity. Everything changed in the 1920s following the publication of Herman Melville: […]

Information About Our Music Collection

We have been spending the last few years digitizing all of the CDs and LPs owned by the library. There are almost 5300 items available in our catalog now, with more being added everyday. Listening to these recordings is simple. Just search our catalog by title or by the collection of “Digital Sound Online”. Once […]