Archive for April, 2016

What You Were Searching: Top 5 Print Periodicals

Our print periodicals collection is located downstairs on the first floor. All of these titles are available for checkout or can be scanned upstairs. Here are the top 5 Print Periodicals titles used so far this academic year:   Time New Scientist Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Science Nature   Fun fact: Our […]

Gustie Recommends

Like to read? Wondering what your fellow Gusties recommend? Look no further. We are proud to debut a collection of videos created by our Patricia Lindell Scholar (and all around superstar) Renee Yong, who has been investigating how academic libraries can help cultivate leisure reading. Renee sat down with six Gusties to ask about their reading habits, […]

Congratulations to our Colleagues!

The library is thrilled to offer congratulations to our newly-tenured colleagues, who will be recognized in a Chapel service at 10am on Friday, April 22. In honor of their achievements, the library has dedicated a book in each of their honor; the books are on display near the library’s front doors. Congratulations, Kristian, Katrina, Sun […]

Books Reviewed by Students

Seven students participated in the Spring Reading Workshop (NDL-201), a .25 credit course that met during the first half of the semester. Students read and discussed a book together (this semester it was Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You, which turned out to be a great discussion book!), read and shared their own reviews […]

Celebrate National Library Week!

National Library Week kicks off on Sunday, April 10. National Library Week celebrates the contributions of libraries to our civic life, including the unique educational role all kinds of libraries – academic, public, school, and special – play. The theme for this year’s National Library Week celebration is Libraries Transform. At the Gustavus Library, we […]

What You Were Searching: Top Ten Databases

Top Ten Databases Searched by Gustavus Library Users in 2015:* Academic Search Premier Communication & Mass Media Complete PsycINFO CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) PsycARTICLES ATLA Religion Database SPORTDiscus EBSCO MegaFile Philosopher’s Index Alt HealthWatch *This list includes databases in the EBSCO platform only, ranked by number of searches


Have you been to the first floor study area lately? We know from our own observations (and from hundreds of comments from students last spring) that the area is popular for group study. We also know that you (understandably) want more outlets. In fact, a demand for more outlets has been a common theme for […]