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Read, Relax, Win a Prize

Read & relax: What’s a great way to de-stress over the holidays? Read a book, just for fun! Win a prize: Recommend a book for a chance to win this book bag!  Two ways to enter: (1) fill out an entry slip at the Leisure Reading Display in the Library, or (2) use the online […]

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. If you’re in the Library, stop by and visit our Native American Heritage Month display – and borrow one of the books to read over break! Resources for Native American Heritage Month: American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism Collection Minnesota Indian Affairs Council Minnesota Indian Tribes (Links […]

First Gen College Celebration!

The Library celebrates our first generation Gustavus students on the occasion of the National First Generation College Celebration. We’re here to support you on your journey! Messages from first generation faculty & staff at the Library: Dan Mollner, Librarian & Associate Professor –  “I am a first generation student. My father went for one year, […]

Civil Rights & Social Justice collection

We’re pleased to announce access to the online Civil Rights & Social Justice collection.  This resource includes publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more. This collection is provided to libraries at no cost by HeinOnline. Looking for more from the Commission […]

Vote 2020!

Exercise your right to vote in the November 3 election! Voting is a hard-won right that needs to be protected and is too often taken for granted. It’s our right and our responsibility! Did you know? The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1971. Learn more from the National Museum […]

Mediated Services for immunocompromised patrons

Video tutorial Services for immunocompromised patrons or those unable to come to campus: For those patrons who are unable to come into the building, the Library may be able to provide contactless pickup and/or scanned copies of articles or book chapters upon request.  Unfortunately, due to limited staffing, we cannot provide this service to all […]

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 […]