Archive for October, 2010

Curl Up With a Good IEX January Course

Library faculty are offering two courses this January. A new course jointly taught by Anna Hulseberg and Julie Gilbert is Fact and Fiction (NDL 109). “In this course students will explore the relationship between fact and fiction in the experience of the reader and the writer. We will commence with an investigation into the psychology of reading and apply […]

New Peer Reference Tutors – and Longer Hours

We know that as busy as students are, they often can’t really settle down to work on their papers until 9:00 pm or later And 10pm is when the librarians are yawning, hanging up the reference shingle, and heading to bed. (Okay, one of us is a night owl, but he’s the exception to the […]

Do You Hear What I Hear?

At the entrance to the library are security gates. Every book we own and equipment now too, are secured so that unless we desensitize items, the alarm (or beeping) will sound as you leave the building. Our items, books, computers, DVD’s, CD’s, etc., are precious to us. We want everyone to be able to use […]

Open Access Week

We’re coming to the end of the now-annual celebration of the Open Access movement. The idea of open access is that knowledge is most useful when it can be shared and is not behind barriers. As anyone who has done research in our library knows, there are limits to our collection, both print and online. […]

Library Hours – Fall Break 2010

Library hours for Reading Days:Friday Oct. 22: 8:00am-4:45pm;Saturday, Oct. 23: 10:00am – 5:00pm;Sunday, Oct. 24: 12:00pm – 6:00pm;Monday, Oct. 25: 8:00am – 4:45pm;Tuesday, Oct. 26: 8:00am – 1:00am

Fun facts: Interlibrary loan

Although you may have been the grateful recipient of an obscure dissertation borrowed through ILL from a library across the nation, you probably don’t think about the lending side of ILL. What kinds of materials are being requested by other libraries from the Gustavus collection? Our Scandinavian crime fiction has been enormously popular. Here’s an […]

Used Book and VHS Sale

Stop by the library this week for our used books and VHS sale. Everything is only 50 cents! With a clearance sale on Friday, everything you can fit in a bag for $2.00.