Archive for 2013

Interlibrary Loan Fun Fact

The ILL department has been surprised by numerous requests from other libraries for the book Zombie politics and culture in the age of casino capitalism by Henry A. Giroux.  After doing a quick Google search, we discovered that Bill Moyers did a show segment with the author at the end of November.  The book is currently out […]

Watch Your Stuff!

Bah, humbug! We’ve had a rash of thefts in the library. Word to the wise: keep an eye on your laptops, phones, iPads, and textbooks. Some Grinches are at work trying to ruin your day. photo courtesy of Rhys A.

Book Launch Friday

Students in Kate Knutson’s First Term Seminar on Fast Food & Society have published a book of essays, In the Shadow of the Golden Arches. They will be celebrating its release in the library this Friday (December 13th) between 9:30 and 11:00 am. Students will share donuts, hot cocoa, and fascinating insights into farming, working […]

Lindell Scholar Award Deadline, Dec. 2

Today’s the day! If you want to toss your hat in the ring for the chance to be this spring’s Lindell Scholar, the deadline for applications is Monday, December 2nd.  Work with a librarian on a digital humanities project this spring and earn a $1,200 award. Check it out.

ILL renewals

Looking to renew your ILL?  Recent updates to our library catalog have changed a few steps in the process. Your ILLs will be visible in the My Checked Out Items list when you log in to view your library account.  However, in order to see renewal options, you must click on the ILL Requests link on the right-hand […]

Matt Rasmussen, Dec. 5th

Join the community on Thursday, December 5th, between 3:00 and 4:30 in the Book Mark to congratulate and celebrate poet Matt Rasmussen. Matt’s first book or poetry, Black Aperture, was a finalist for this years’s National Book Award. There will be refreshments! And you can do some holiday shopping while you’re at it  – because surely […]

Library Renovation News

You may have seen the news in the paper or on the college website or heard the announcement at the Gustavus Library Associates‘ Royal Affair – donors have committed funds and more are being raised to renovate the library. We’re excited about the possibilities but are especially interested in knowing what you think the library needs and what you […]

Apply to be a Patricia Lindell Scholar

Every other year, the library offers a research opportunity funded by the Gustavus Library Associates. The Lindell Scholar receives a $1,200 award upon successful completion of the project. Because of the time commitment involved, applicants are strongly recommended to apply for independent study credit during the spring semester. Each project has a different focus. This […]

Spring Courses to Fit Your Schedule

Librarians are offering two courses in the spring that might be a good fit for your interests and your schedules. Anna Hulseberg is teaching NDL 201 – Reading Workshop is a .25 credit pass/fail course that meets during the first half of spring semester on Wednesday afternoons, from 2:30 – 3:50. Students read and discuss a […]

Gustavus Reference Services: A Student Perspective

Video of students at Gustavus talking about reference services in the library.