Archive for Janice Nordstrom

New Library Catalog Update

What’s happening? In the coming weeks the Library will migrate all of its behind-the-scenes work and data to a new integrated library system (ILS). The new system, Worldshare Management Systems (WMS), is provided by OCLC, a worldwide, member-driven library cooperative, which also provides services such as WorldCat. Will there be an interruption in Library services? […]

Tornado Remnants- 2017

Nearly 20 years after the tornado ripped through our campus a periodical with definite storm damage was pulled off the shelf.  Glass shards still visible between pages, heavy cover damage, and mud still sticking pages together.       Library staff can’t believe this is the first time these pages have been seen in that […]

International Games Day

The Folke Bernadotte Library has accrued some wonderful games and shelved them for students to use.  Nov. 19th was International Games Day so feel free to use them for a fun way to relax between studying.  No need to check them out, just borrow (within the library), and place back on shelving when done!

Zines? What are they?

  Simple Definition of zine : a small magazine that is written by people who are not professional writers and that usually has stories about a particular subject Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary The library has many different “zines” in our collection and all can be found in our online catalog. You can check them out […]

Information for Everyone

Having a problem finding a book on our shelves? Need to know where the restroom is located? Need a drinking fountain? Have an Interlibrary Loan to pick up? We are the place. Feel free to stop and ask us anything. disturb us as the need grabs you! If we can’t assist we will find the […]

Safety and Personal Stuff

Do you enjoy all your electronic toys? Do you need them most for writing papers for finals and then surfing the web in a moment of down time? Please remember those gadgets cost money and for all the beauty that our campus offers there are still thieves among us. Please take extreme caution when studying […]

Hot or Cold? Library Books and Their Environment

The library temperatures fluctuate a lot, especially during the fall and spring seasons.  While we always hope by making a thermostat adjustment it will solve the problem, we have to be conscious of the environment of our books.  They need certain dryness and stable temperatures so mold or other pests do not wreck our paper […]

“Find It” Button Not Working

An update to the system is causing problems that occur after you click the “Find It” button in a record.  Please be patient as our staff and others try to resolve this issue.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence Visits

Swedish poet Aase Berg will be on campus from April 20th through 24th as the 2014-15 Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence.Her English-language translator, poet Johannes Göransson, will join her. During their stays, Aase and Johannes will visit classes in the Scandinavian Studies Department as well as the Department of English. Aase’s keynote talk, “To […]

Oscar Night has flown…..

like “The Birdman” !      The movies that were popular at the Oscar’s will soon be available at the library.  Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library prides itself on purchasing Oscar title winners and runner ups.  Keep your eye on the shelves!  I saw the following movies in the building that will soon be available to […]