Archive for October, 2017

Spirit Photography in ArtStor

Did you know the Library brings you access to ArtStor, a digital library of more than 2 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences for teaching and research? And just in time for Halloween, an ArtStor blog post about spirit photography in the mid-1800s to early 1900s: “But it looks so real! The […]

Spring Research Opportunity – That Pays

Deadline extended! Are you going to be our next Lindell Scholar? Are you interested in doing fieldwork that will benefit the library and the college – and possibly lead to publication? Would you like to get some funding to do this work? Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library selects a junior or senior […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Open Access

Welcome back to our Library Matters / Libraries Matter blog series, where we share insights into the issues, questions and opportunities libraries consider on a regular basis. This week, we’re celebrating Open Access Week at the Library, joining a community of researchers, publishers and librarians who advocate for removing barriers to scholarly publications. Open Access […]

Student Appreciation Event

  Students! We know you love the library as a place to study, conduct research, wrestle with ideas, and meet up with friends. You make the library a vibrant, exciting place to be. And we want to show you our thanks and appreciation. We’ll be tabling outside the caf on Friday, October 27 from 11:00am – […]

Library Hours for Fall Break

Friday, Oct. 20:  8 am – 4:45 pm; Saturday, Oct. 21:  10 am – 5 pm; Sunday, Oct. 22:  Noon – 6 pm; Monday, Oct. 23:  8 am – 4:45 pm; Tuesday, Oct. 24:  8 am – 1 am.

The Press is Still Not Our Enemy

In recent days, the President has ramped up his attacks against the press, tweeting that NBC and other news organizations should lose their licenses and saying it was “disgusting” that (in his mind) the press can write whatever it wants.   It seems like a good time to repost our The Press is Not Our […]

New! Global Newsstream

New resource this year! Global Newsstream lets you search recent global news and older content stretching back into the 1980s. It features over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and full-text websites. Global Newsstream is part of the Electronic Library for Minnesota, brought to our library through […]

Tea Tuesdays Are Back!

The Library is pleased to announce the return of Tea Tuesdays! Stop by the Library on Tuesdays this semester to grab a cup of tea and catch up with friends before heading off to your studies. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Hot water and tea will be available from 8:30 or […]

Book Sale at the Library!

The Library will be holding a book sale from Monday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 8. Paperback books – 25 cents; Hardcover – 50 cents (with the weekend bringing discount prices). Come in with quarters and leave with books!