‘databases’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Together: A Global and Interconnected Effort (Feminism Series Guest Post!)

Today we welcome guest blogger Ashley Evans, the Library’s academic assistant, for the third and final post is a series on feminism resources. You can read her first post here and her second post here. (Please note that you will need your Gustavus user ID/password to access some of these materials.) Thus far in our […]

Guest Post! What is Feminism?

Today we welcome guest blogger Ashley Evans, the Library’s academic assistant, for the first post is a series on feminism resources. (Please note that you will need your Gustavus user ID/password to access some of these materials.) As many of you know, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library holds thousands of books on all different subjects. […]

New @ the Library

Explore two new resources, provided free of charge by HeinOnline: Gun Regulation & Legislation in America: Journals, compiled legislative histories, congressional hearings and reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more related to gun regulation. Slavery in America & the World: History, Culture & Law: State and federal statutes, judicial cases, and pamphlets and books written about […]

New @ the Library

Until now only available at the library in paper, CQ Researcher is now online! CQ Researcher Online reports on issues in the news, including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each report provides an introductory overview, background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, pro/con debates, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ancestry.com at the Gustavus Library

The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library and the College and Lutheran Church Archives are happy to announce a new database: Ancestry.com Library Edition.  This popular consumer online genealogy resource includes birth, death, and marriage records, as well as searchable manuscript census records for the U.S. dating from 1790-1940 (1950 is coming in April 2022).  This database […]

Women and Social Movements

Featured Digital Collection: Women and Social Movements includes primary documents related to the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Documents in the collection range from diary entries, to pamphlets, to the text of speeches, to annual reports of activist organizations, and more. Click to search Women and Social […]