Archive for October, 2015

Student Appreciation Event

Please join us for nachos at a student appreciation event on the main floor of the library. Thursday, October 29th from 3:00-4:30.  

New Study Space in the Library!

In case you can’t read the whiteboard, “Welcome!  Enjoy your new study space!”   Room 114 in the lower level of the library is ready for student use.  This room will be given priority to study groups.  It seats eight comfortably.  No reservations needed, first-come, first-to-study!

Gustavus Joins the Open Library of Humanities

The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library at Gustavus Adolphus College is excited to announce that, with the generous support of the Kendall Center for Engaged Learning, we are joining the Open Library of Humanities. The OLH is a UK-based non-profit publishing platform for high-quality journals (and, in time, books) in the humanities. All of the content published […]

Open Access? What’s That?

This is Open Access Week, a time to advocate for access to research for all, not just those who are currently enrolled at a college that has a library that can pay for access to research. Why does this matter? Because research matters – and too few people can access it when an article is […]

JSTOR Access Restored

Access to JSTOR has been restored. Thanks for your patience while JSTOR worked on restoring functionality. Happy searching!

JSTOR Access Problems

JSTOR has been experiencing intermittent, site-wide access issues for the past couple days. These problems affect access at Gustavus and other libraries across the country. If you need assistance while JSTOR addresses the problem, contact the Reference Desk.

What You Were Searching…

During the 2014-15 academic year, these ten titles had the most full text article views at Gustavus:* Journal of Personality and Social Psychology – 911 views Time and Time.com – 849 views PLoS One – 653 views College Student Journal – 506 views Developmental Psychology – 319 views Chronicle of Higher Education – 297 views […]

Patricia Lindell Scholarship Application Now Open

Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library awards a junior or senior student the Patricia Lindell Scholarship, established through the generosity of the Gustavus Library Associates. The recipient will be awarded $1,200 to undertake a research project for the library that benefits the wider Gustavus community. The scholarship is awarded upon the successful completion […]