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Condemning Violence & Racism

Statement Condemning Violence & Racism The Library faculty at Gustavus Adolphus College support the Association of College & Research Libraries, the American Library Association, and the Society of American Archivists in condemning violence and racism towards Black people and all people of color. We endorse the statement of the Black Caucus of the American Library […]

Guest Post! Resources for Relaxation

Today we welcome guest blogger Amber Wolfinger, the Library’s academic assistant, with a post on library & museum resources to help you destress. (Please note that you will need your Gustavus user ID/password to access some of these materials.) In these stressful and uncertain times, it is more important than ever to set aside a […]

Teaching Award Winner!

It is our great pleasure to share that Rachel Flynn, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Library, has won the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence! Here is the official announcement in May’s faculty packet: “Rachel Flynn has been selected as recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member […]

Find the Library at Your Place

Happy National Library Week! The celebration, which occurs annually in April, provides a time to reflect on the benefits that libraries & library workers provide our communities. This year’s theme was originally, “Find Your Place at the Library.” Considering the flipped nature of our daily lives during this pandemic  – and the fact that libraries […]

COVID-19 Modified Hours

The library will be open Saturday, March 14:  10 am – 5 pm; Sunday, March 15:  11 am – 5 pm.  Weekday hours (Monday-Friday):  9 am – 4:45 pm until Thursday, April 9.  Additional weekend hours (through April 12th) will be posted at a later time.

Librarians, Come Work with Us!

Are you a current or soon-to-be degree-holding librarian looking to gain experience in an academic library? Come work with us! The Gustavus Library is currently accepting applications for a one-year, visiting librarian position (at the instructor or assistant professor rank). We offer a supportive, collaborative environment with many opportunities to develop your skills. Primary responsibilities include […]

Extra Cool Student-Created Zine

We are pleased to display a zine created by Emily Monicken for her creative writing class. You can find Emily’s zine displayed on the main floor of the library (near the Christmas tree.) A part of Emily’s project is to collect responses from people who interact with her zine. So stop on by, check out […]

Suggestion Box – Answers!

We’ve had a great response to our library suggestion box! Here are a few things that have been suggested, along with our replies: Please add The Dark Forest by Cixin Lin. You have the first and third books of the triology but not the second. Our response: Oops! This sometimes happens with how we order […]

Patricia Lindell Scholarship Recipient

We are pleased to announce that Aimen Zara (Junior, Management major) is the recipient of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library’s 2019-2020 Patricia Lindell Scholarship.   This year’s project will explore how the library can improve its website to better serve student needs. Aimen’s work experience and coursework has provided her with a strong foundation in comparative […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Infrastructure Part Two

A few weeks ago, I wrote that the Library provides the infrastructure that supports most undergraduate and a big chunk of faculty research across campus. Today I’m going to unpack what that means. When we think about research, we often picture the scientist in the lab, hunched over her microscope. Sometimes she’s working with students, […]