‘library catalog’ Category

Save the Date: Books in Bloom 2014

Ready for spring?  Mark your calendars now for Books in Bloom 2014!  The annual Gustavus Library Associates event will take place in the library the weekend of  May 2-4, 2014. Curious to see what books will be featured this time?  Use the library’s catalog to search the tag Books in Bloom 2014 and browse the […]

Behind the Wall

Ever wonder what’s happening “behind the wall “ of the circulation desk  or the back offices of the library? Did you ever wonder how titles get entered into the online catalog that you use to search for materials for your assignments? There is a group of library staff  that order materials, catalog them into the […]

New and Improved Catalog Searching

We’ve switched to a new version of our cataloging interface MnPALS  Plus.  Searching for books, music, videos & more is now better than before. Here are just some of the new features you may notice with new version: Narrow results by clicking on format, author, topic, genre, region and more! Search by call number to […]


If you have a smart phone or another type of portable device, give “+Mobile” a try! This is the new mobile device site for our library catalog, MnPALS Plus. You can now search, find an item and go right to the shelves with the call number appearing right on your portable device. Please note that […]