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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, […]

You got somethin’ to say??

Well, we want to hear it! We’re pleased to announce the Gustavus Library’s Virtual Suggestion Box. If you’ve got something you’d like to share with us – something we don’t have that you wish we did, or something we do that you wish we’d change – let us know. We value input from our users […]

Patricia Lindell Scholarship Application Now Open

Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library awards a junior or senior student the Patricia Lindell Scholarship, established through the generosity of the Gustavus Library Associates. The recipient will be awarded $1,200 to undertake a research project for the library that benefits the wider Gustavus community. The scholarship is awarded upon the successful completion […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Infrastructure Part One

During a recent instruction session for an FTS course, I asked students what they think of when they think of libraries. I do this in most of my introductory courses and responses are always interesting. Students mention the usual suspects, like books, study spaces, and access to computers. Some of them look forward to napping […]

LGBT History Month

Happy LGBT History month! We’ve got several resources for you to explore. First, stop by the display inside the Library entrance to check out recommended books. Consult our  Guide to Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies to explore some of the many research resources available through our library’s print and online collections. You can also read about […]

We’re Hiring!

  The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library has an opening for an Information Desk & Assets Specialist. Come work with us! More information, including qualifications and application procedures, can be found in the job posting.

Tea Tuesdays @ the Library

It’s back! Tea Tuesdays are in full swing this fall, starting today through December 17. Stop by the Library on Tuesdays this semester to grab a cup of tea and catch up with friends before heading off to your studies. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Hot water and tea will be […]