Entries tagged with ‘research’

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 […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: A Beautiful Mess

A few weeks ago, I stood in front of the newest group of POL 200: Analyzing Politics students, who were joining me in the library classroom for a semester-long library lab. “Research is conversation,” I told them. “Whenever we do research, we are listening to conversations that are interesting to us, figuring out how the conversation […]

Celebration of Creative Inquiry Board

Ruth has been busy this summer working with our Creative Inquiry Board. If you were a part of the celebration last spring, stop by and see if you can find your project/research work on display! It’s located on the main floor near the back stairwell. “Great job, Ruth!”  

Doing Research…in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Are you taking a Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) course and need to conduct some research? Or maybe you have ongoing research interests in this interdisciplinary field. Either way, the Gustavus Library is here to help. Topics in GWSS are wonderfully diverse and interdisciplinary. Since many fields and approaches contribute to our understanding of […]

Doing Research…in History

Calling all Gusties who are conducting research for a History course – the Gustavus Library is here to help. The History Research Guide will help you navigate various resources and approaches to doing research. Use the tabs at the top to explore various types of sources, including specialized reference works, books and history journal articles. […]

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 […]

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 […]