Archive for 2015

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Off-campus access: Troubleshooting

Having trouble logging in to access library resources and databases from off-campus?  If you’ve recently gotten a new ID, your library account probably needs to be updated.  Send an email to with the 14-digit library number appearing on the front of your new ID (20110…).  We can quickly update your account to get you back on track. If […]

Congrats to our Star Students!

Congratulations to Krissy Kocina (AudioVisual), Natalie Sieve (Interlibrary Loan), and Mackenzie Sorensen (Acquisitions) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester 2015! The library depends on student employees to provide customer service and critical support for library operations.  Star Students have demonstrated superior performance in their departments and are recognized for their willingness to go […]

Reading Workshop, a .25 Credit Spring Course

This spring Anna Hulseberg is teaching NDL-201 Reading Workshop, a .25 credit pass/fail course that meets during the first half only of spring semester on Wednesday afternoons, from 2:30–3:20. Students will read and discuss a book together, read and share their reviews of a second book of their choice, explore the place of reading in […]

Information Fluency, a .5 Credit Course Offered This Spring

Barbara Fister is teaching Information Fluency this spring, a .5 credit course that meets on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:20 throughout the spring semester. This course gives students interested in going to graduate or professional school—or who simply want to know more about research—an immersion in the structure of the literature of their major field […]

Reminder: Patricia Lindell Scholarship Applications

The application deadline for the Patricia Lindell Scholarship is Friday, November 6. Please submit all materials by midnight. As a reminder, the Patricia Lindell Scholarship includes a semester-long research experience and a stipend of $1,200. More information about the scholarship, including the research question and application process, can be found here: Patricia Lindell Scholarship Application Now Open

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!