‘diversity’ Category

Selma and Voting Rights Act Display

March 2016 is the 51st anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches, which saw both Bloody Sunday and the introduction of the Voting Rights Act, later signed by President Johnson. Our display about the marches can be found in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room, next to the eclassroom on the main floor. The display […]

Studying Human Sexuality? Try this new database!

The library is currently offering a trial database subscription that may be of particular interest to anyone studying questions related to LGBTQ history, identity and culture: Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, Part 1: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 provides access to primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities. […]

Understanding Whiteness Resources

Attend Dr. Shakti Butler’s workshop on Tuesday? Didn’t get a chance but wish you had? Either way, we hope you are motivated to learn more about topics such as white culture, bias, and systemic racism, especially in light of how they impact our Gustavus community. The library has an online guide with resources drawn from […]

Celebrate and Explore Diversity

We’ve got a few new displays highlighting various library resources that support diversity. When you first walk through the doors, you’ll find a display about race in anticipation of Dr. Shakti Butler’s visit next Tuesday. You’ll also find a Black History Month display at the Reference Desk on the main floor of the library. And […]