Archive for December, 2009

Interlibrary Loan delays.

Interlibrary loan requests submitted over the holiday break (effectively December 23, 2009 – January 3, 2010) will not be processed until Monday, January 4, 2010. Please plan accordingly. If you have questions or concerns, feel free to email me. You can always find answers to FAQs on the ILL homepage.

Take the library with you!

If you'll be away from campus during the holidays or in January, take the library with you! Remember that you can connect to our research databases remotely by linking to them from the library's website -- just log in using the 14-digit barcode from your Gustavus ID as your username, and (in most cases) your […]

Illustrated Biblical Views of the Christmas Story

The Gustavus Adolphus College and Lutheran Church Archives has a new semi-permanent display of bibles located outside of the archives reading room. As a tribute to the Christmas season, a number of illustrated bibles have been opened to display various images associated with Jesus’ birth. Many of these rare and unique bibles are hundreds of […]

Of Course We’re Open!

Neither rain nor snow nor dark of night … if it’s not a holiday, we’re open. At this busy time of year, students have lots of work to do, and if classes are called off, that’s just one more chance to get to it. But if you’ve spent hours in the library working on papers […]

Taking the Mystery out of the Archives

According to some, the College and Lutheran Church archives here at Gustavus are a mystery. It seems people are unaware of the types of materials held in the two different yet related collections. First, these archives consist of primary source materials created by student organizations, individuals, departments, offices, local churches, and regional church bodies. Most […]