Archive for Anna Hulseberg

Constitution Day 2021

Feel free to stop by the library and visit our Constitution Day book display – you can even pick up a FREE pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution.  The pocket constitutions are located near the main entrance on the second floor. If you’re not on campus, we encourage you to visit the library’s online Constitution […]

Ancient and Medieval History Online

We’re excited to announce that the Library now provides access to Ancient and Medieval History Online. This resource covers history to the mid-1500s, with special “topic centers” on key eras, civilizations, and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the […]

Remembering 9/11

What are your memories of 9/11? Or if you weren’t aware of it or not born yet, what does it mean to you today?  There’s always more to learn about the history and circumstances leading up to 9/11, the stories of those who experienced it, and its impact on our lives today. Here are just […]

Artstor on JSTOR!

Images from Artstor are now searchable on JSTOR!  Key things to know: You can now search scholarly articles, books, and high-quality images together, all on the JSTOR platform. Artstor includes images from major museums, libraries, photo archives, and more. All images are cleared for educational and research use. About 95% of the licensed Artstor collections […]

Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

Join us in celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Below is a sampling of resources on AAPI heritage in the library, including decolonial travel guides, memoirs, novels and graphic novels, plays, films, current news, and primary sources. Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai’i edited by Hokulani K. Aikau and Vernadette Vicuña […]

Guest Post! TRANSforming Book Study

Today we welcome guest blogger and Library Intern Amber Wolfinger (’21), who highlights a recent book study. This spring, the Chaplain’s office sponsored a book study of Austen Hartke’s Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians. The book study discussions were led by Maggie Falenschek (Chaplain’s Office) and Aaron Geringer (Counseling Center), who […]

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April 2021 is the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month! Celebrate the voices of poets from today and the past:      “The Hill We Climb” (excerpt) – Amanda Gorman, 2021      When day comes we ask ourselves,      where can we find light in this never-ending shade? …      We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always […]

Challenged Books: Available at the Gustavus Library!

The American Library Association kicks off National Library Week (April 4-10) by announcing recent challenges to library, school, and university materials. The Library Bill of Rights states, “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” In that spirit, the Gustavus Library opposes censorship in all its forms. Below […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Every month is Women’s History Month at the Library!  You can find resources on women’s history, struggles, and achievements throughout the Library. March was first recognized as Women’s History Month in the US in 1987.  International Women’s Day (March 8) is rooted in early 20th century labor movements and was recognized by the UN in […]

And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone who submitted a book recommendation and entered the #read book bag drawing. And the winner is…first-year student Dallas Carlson! Dallas recommends Stephen King’s The Shining: “Not only is it well known (and for good reason), but it is one of Stephen King’s finest works. If you were turned off by the movie, […]