Archive for March, 2016

Read for Fun!

Not that academic books and class reading aren’t fun. (We’re not even being sarcastic.) But now that it’s almost time for spring break, you might have a little more time to relax and kick back with a good, not-for-class, not-going-to-be-graded-on-it book. Looking for suggestions? We have lots. Check out our new online guide for Leisure […]

Library Access During Spring Break

Reminder: You can access most of the library’s resources remotely following these steps: Select the resource from the library’s home page Log in using the 14-digit library number from your Gustavus ID as your username and your last name as your password Questions about your library account or remote access? Contact the Circulation Desk (x7557) […]

Research Guides to Guide Your Research

Writing a research paper or working on a project over spring break? Wishing you had personalized suggestions for recommended resources? Missing the library and the personalized research assistance provided by reference librarians? Guess what –  you CAN take the library with you! Our library Research Guides contain recommended sources and search tips for a variety […]

Book sale!

Don’t forget about the permanent book sale in the library. Find the cart just inside the gates at the entrance. Books are $0.50 each. We are shifting through all kinds of contributions on a daily basis, so the cart contents change all the time. Stop by and see what new reads you might find.

Government Documents on Display

Our library is a selective Federal Depository of United States Federal Government Publications. What does that mean? It means that, among other things, we have some really cool & useful government documents in our collection. Our paper collection can be found on the lower floor of the library, although many government documents are also available […]

What You Were Searching: Top Ten Journals

Top Ten Journals Searched by Gustavus Library Users in 2015:* Journal of Personality & Social Psychology Public Library of Science PLOS One Time / College Student Journal Developmental Psychology Conference Papers – International Communication Association Library Journal Foreign Affairs American Journal of Public Health USA Today *This list includes titles in EBSCO databases only, ranked […]

Frozen Reviewed

No, not the movie, although we do have the movie in our collection, too. This review refers to the 2012 Young Adult novel by the same name. Frozen, by Mary Casanova, tells the story of Sadie Rose, a young orphan who lost the power to speak the night her mother died under mysterious circumstances. Sadie […]

Library Star Students for Spring 2016

Congratulations to Cayla Hirsch (Circulation), Maria Pazandak (Stacks/Processing), and Renee Yong (Periodicals/Government Documents) for being chosen as Library Star Students for spring semester 2016. 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 above and […]

Featured Collection: Sabin Americana 1500-1926

This collection makes available online works captured from Joseph Sabin’s bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time. It covers a span of 400 years in the Americas. The collection offers original accounts of exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, Native Americans, the U.S. Civil War and […]

Selma and Voting Rights Act Display

March 2016 is the 51st anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches, which saw both Bloody Sunday and the introduction of the Voting Rights Act, later signed by President Johnson. Our display about the marches can be found in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room, next to the eclassroom on the main floor. The display […]