Archive for 2010

Interlibrary Loan over the Holiday Break

Interlibrary loan requests submitted over the holiday break (December 21, 2010 – January 2, 2011) will not be processed until Monday, January, 3, 2011. Please plan accordingly; you can contact the ILL department with questions or concerns. Enjoy your break!

Trash Among the Books

Is any of this yours? Total disrespect………….

Gusties are in the House! (and Senate) – Display

Several Gustavus Adolphus alumni and a faculty member were very successful in the past election on November 2nd. Come see the new display brought to you by the College and Lutheran Church Archives, “Gusties in Minnesota Legislature.” The display features five former students (Mindy Greiling, David Hann, Kory Kath, Ted Lillie, and Paul Torkelson) and […]

Yes, the Weather Outside is Frightful

…. but it’s nice and cozy inside the library. Still, due to the difficulty of getting around town and the towering snowdrift in front of the reference librarian’s garage, holding her car hostage, face to face reference service will be limited today; after dark, please use the chat feature on the library’s website if you […]

Library Hours for Finals

For all bookworms and heavy studiers the library is extending hours for finals. The following are the hours the library will be open: Weds., Dec. 15- Fri., Dec. 17, 8am – 2am ; Sat., Dec. 18 – 8am – 10pm; Sun., Dec. 19, 8am – 2am; Mon., Dec. 20, 8am – 4:45pm. We are also […]

College Photographs

The College and Lutheran Church Archives has released a photo database documenting the college from the 1800s to the modern era. Currently, this resource contains 300 images from our main photograph collection. New content appears somewhat regularly. The archives retain thousands of images, and the primary limitation to adding additional photographs is time.Researchers and those […]

Monthly Book Drawing

As some of you have noticed, we are having a monthly book drawing in the library. Each month we put a new book out near the portrait of Count Folke Bernadotte just inside the front door. Put your name and e-mail address into the box nearby and at the end of the month you may […]

Quick facts: E-reserves

Are you busy planning syllabi for J-term and Spring semester? Here’s some quick facts about e-reserves. Moodle is the method of “delivering” e-reserves for each course. (Moodle does a lot more than that, though. If you’re interested in the bells and whistles, request assistance from the Moodle gurus.) It’s okay to post small portions of […]

Library Hours- Thanksgiving Break

Happy Thanksgiving all! Our hours will be reduced during the break. Here are the library hours: Tues., Nov. 23 and Weds., Nov 24 – 8am – 4:45pmThurs. Nov. 25 – Sun., Nov. 28 (until 6pm)- ClosedOpen at 6pm – 1am on Sunday, Nov. 28.

Plan to do research at home over Thanksgiving? Test your library account before you leave campus

If you’re planning to do research from home over Thanksgiving break, test your library account from on campus before you leave to make sure you’ll be able to access our databases. To test your account, login to your borrowing record (use your 14-digit barcode from your Gustavus ID as your User ID, and use your […]