Entries tagged with ‘research’

Celebrate International Women’s Day #IWD2018 #PressforProgress

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressforProgress, which encourages communities to work together for gender parity and inclusivity. We think a lot about library space and collections in terms of inclusivity. We’ve been working for a long time to make our main floor bathrooms gender neutral – and we hope to have an update for the […]

Doing Research….In Religion

Are you taking a Religion course and need to conduct some research? The Gustavus Library is here to help. Topics in Religion are wonderfully diverse. You might be studying anything from biblical texts to  the intersection of Buddhist meditation practices and mindfulness movements to the role of religion in American politics. The Religion Research Guide […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Open Access

Welcome back to our Library Matters / Libraries Matter blog series, where we share insights into the issues, questions and opportunities libraries consider on a regular basis. This week, we’re celebrating Open Access Week at the Library, joining a community of researchers, publishers and librarians who advocate for removing barriers to scholarly publications. Open Access […]

New Library Catalog Update

  What’s happening? This summer the Library will migrate all of its behind-the-scenes work and data to a new integrated library system (ILS). The new system, Worldshare Management Systems (WMS), is provided by OCLC, a worldwide, member-driven library cooperative, which also provides services such as WorldCat. The change also means the Library will no longer […]

What You Were Searching: Top 5 Print Periodicals

Our print periodicals collection is located downstairs on the first floor. All of these titles are available for checkout or can be scanned upstairs. Here are the top 5 Print Periodicals titles used so far this academic year:   Time New Scientist Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Science Nature   Fun fact: Our […]

Research Guides to Guide Your Research

Writing a research paper or working on a project over spring break? Wishing you had personalized suggestions for recommended resources? Missing the library and the personalized research assistance provided by reference librarians? Guess what –  you CAN take the library with you! Our library Research Guides contain recommended sources and search tips for a variety […]

Help Our Research – and Earn $20

Gustavus is participating in “A Day in the Life,” a research study exploring how students experience campus life at universities across the United States. We are looking for 20 Gusties who would be willing to participate in the study. Participants will respond to survey questions sent via text message on one day in mid-October and will […]