Archive for March, 2016

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Celebrate Women’s History Month

It’s International Women’s Day and we’ve put together a variety of resources to help you celebrate & learn more about issues facing women. We have a display at the Reference & Research Desk in honor of Women’s History Month. You can also consult the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies program library research guide. The theme for […]

Sexual Assault and Rape Culture Display

At the library, we believe information is powerful. Considering many of the recent conversations happening on campus, we’ve put together a display highlighting library resources related to sexual assault & rape culture. Many resources can be found on the table right inside the library’s front doors. You can also find more resources and links to […]

Keeping Up with New Books

New books arrive at the Gustavus library every day. We’ve set up a handy RSS feed that helps you keep up-to-date with new arrivals. Our New Acquisitions feed is broken down by subject area and is a great way to find out what’s new. This is also a great tool if you’re a faculty member on […]

Ebooks through EBooks Minnesota

  We are proud to announce that Ebooks Minnesota, a new ebook collection is available for Minnesota residents. Ebooks Minnesota is a joint collaboration between the University of Minnesota, The Office of Higher Education, and the Minnesota Department of Education. The collection is accessible through this link and information about access through apps (iTunes, Kindle, […]

In praise of print

Debates about ebooks vs. print have been happening ever since…well, ever since ebooks hit the market. While we aren’t anti-ebooks at the library, we are also cautious about how ebooks might impact student research and reading behaviors. (We’ve even done research about it!) Several scientific studies have investigated these questions as well. has summarized […]