Archive for April, 2011

Celebrating Gustavus Authors

Today – Thursday, April 28th – the Book Mark and Library will once again host the annual Author Day Tea. This year, we are celebrating the publication of books by Deb Pitton (Education), Thia Cooper (Religion), Mark Bjelland (Geography), and two long-time friends, Dennis Johnson and poet John Rezmerski. Please join us if you can […]

Drum Roll! Fanfare! Strike up the Band!

The Library’s music CD collection is available for listening anywhere on campus through links in the library catalog. After several years of planning and digital conversion, listeners have access to our growing CD collection, including liner notes, without the need of checking out materials from the library! With this addition we now have three collections […]

Library Hours for Easter Break:

Thursday, April 21: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 22 through Easter Sunday, April 24: Closed. Monday, April 25: 8:00 am – 1:00 am. Music Library Hours for Easter Break:Thursday, April 21: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm; Friday, April 22-Sunday, April 24: Closed. Monday, April 25: 10:30 am – 8:00 pm.

Library Design Contest Winner!

We are honored and excited to unveil our new library design. Congratulations to Abby Huff, our creative contest winner! Here’s an excerpt from a Q&A with Abby: Why did you decide to enter the contest? When I first heard about the contest, I thought it would be a fun opportunity. I’m interested in advertisements and […]

A Place for Learning and Living: The Gustavus Library

Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library is one of the busiest places on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Students use the space for many purposes including group meetings, classes, projects, quiet and noisy studying, research, casual dating, and socializing. In part, we aim to make the library a common space where students feel welcome, but our […]

Come to Books in Bloom!

Join us Honors Weekend (May 6-8, 2011) for Books in Bloom, sponsored by Gustavus Library Associates. Books in Bloom features floral arrangements by designers and professional florists that will reflect a selected book, film, or other academic resource within the library. Enjoy the blooms and learn more about our friends, the Gustavus Library Associates.

What You Were Searching

Did you know that Academic Search Premier is brought to you by the Minitex library network and the Electronic Library for Minnesota? Did you know that in 2010, members of the Gustavus community conducted 48,178 searches for articles in Academic Search Premier? Top 5 journals in all Ebscohost databases with full text viewed by Gustavus […]

Evidence-Based Optimism

We in the library are all about primary sources, fieldwork, and the careful weighing of evidence. Some days ago the appearance of a significant number of red-breasted fowl (n=lots) in close proximity to the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library caused us to hypothesize that spring was, indeed, near. Today we present further evidence, found just outside […]