Archive for December, 2011

Christmas in the Archives

Stop by the Archives and check out our festive new look!  Swedish Christmas magazines along with a few intriguing Swedish bibles are on display.   The Christmas lights and decorations will bring holiday cheer to your research, so come in and unwrap new knowledge!

Tools to Help You Focus

Do you feel that Facebook is nibbling away at your attention span? Do you find yourself checking status updates when you should be studying for the chemistry exam? There’s an app for that – or at least a browser extension that will help you focus. For Firefox users, the Leechblock add-on will let you set […]

Library Hours for Finals & Christmas Break

Thurs., Dec. 15 – Fri., Dec. 16: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Sat., Dec. 17: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun., Dec. 18 & Mon. Dec. 19: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Tues., Dec. 20 – Fri., Dec. 23: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat., Dec. 24 – Mon., Jan. 2: Closed; Tues., Jan. 3: […]

Pearl Harbor and Gustavus

Dr. Peterson’s Exposition The United States of America remembers the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor that occurred on 7 December 1941, seventy years ago.  You might be wondering how Gustavus responded in the event’s immediate aftermath.  Editors of the Gustavian Weekly printed their first post-attack newspaper two days after the bombing.  While the infamous action […]