Archive for September, 2010

Libraries can be dangerous places.

The American Library Association (and freedom-lovers everywhere) are celebrating Banned Books Week September 25 – October 2, 2010. Did you know The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee are all books that have been banned or challenged? Exercise your freedom […]

Constitution Day talk – ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

Join us in the library’s GLA Reading Room on Friday, September 17th at 2:30, when Associate Professor Alisa Rosenthal of the Political Science department will give a talk on the constitutional issues raised by the proposed Islamic Cultural Center in lower Manhattan. Come and discuss an issue that offers a topical take on a document […]

Archives Insider

As a new academic year begins, I thought I’d give an update and a bit of inside information. Regular open hours will be on the following days.Monday, 8:00-noon and 1:00-4:30Tuesday, 8:00-noon and 1:00-4:30Wednesday, 8-noon Please contact archives staff if you are unable to visit during these hours. We are located directly above the main entrance […]

What’s new? Library e-resources updates

As you get ready for fall term, visit the library’s E-resources Informer site for updates on our e-resources collection. Some highlights from this fall’s E-Resources Informer: Not so trivial trivia: selected statistics on the databases and online journals used most frequently by the Gustavus community Tips and tools: find out how the Assignment Calculator can […]