Archive for 2022

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2024

The Library is now accepting submissions for the Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper. This $400 prize is awarded by the library faculty for a paper already written for a Gustavus academic course. This paper should demonstrate excellent use of source material. Papers may be submitted from Fall Semester 2022 through Spring Semester 2024. As faculty endorsement […]

Tea Tuesday – Warm Up @ the Library!

What better way to warm up on a snowy day than Tea Tuesday at the Library? Stop by for tea, hot cider, or hot chocolate. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Beverages will be available until the hot water runs out (or 4pm, whichever comes first). See you then!

Library Hours for Thanksgiving Week

    Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 21 & 22:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 23 – Sunday, November 27: Closed. Happy Thanksgiving!

National Native American Heritage Month 2022

November is National Native American Heritage Month. The Library has two Native American Heritage Month displays. In the Friends of the Library Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room, we have a collection of fiction and nonfiction books that look at the Native American experience. On the first floor, near Government Documents office, we have a display […]

Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winners!

The Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022-23 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award. Congratulations to Birgen Nelson and Wyatt Quiring, whose paper, Minnesota Nice: The Impacts of Voter Reform in the United States Midwest, was awarded the top prize! The two co-authors will split the $400 award. The paper was written for […]

First Gen College Celebration!

This week’s Tea Tuesday is in honor of first generation students! Stop by the Library for tea, hot cocoa, apple cider, and special treats. The Library is here support you on your journey! We share these messages from first generation Library faculty and staff: Dan Mollner, Librarian & Associate Professor –  “I am a first […]

Vote 2022!

Exercise your right to vote on November 8! Voting is a hard-won right that needs to be protected and is too often taken for granted. It’s our right and our responsibility! 50 Years Ago: New Voting Power for College Students The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1971. As reported […]

Open Access Week

October 24-30 International Open Access Week, a week that promotes open and equitable access to research. So what is open access?  It’s the “free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results—to turn […]

Library Hours for Fall Break

Friday, Oct. 21:  8 am – 5 pm; Saturday, Oct. 22 & Sunday, Oct. 23:  Closed; Monday, Oct. 24:  9 am – 4 pm; Tuesday, Oct. 25:  9 am – 12 am.

New Resources! Student Activism and more

Announcing two new primary source collections! These Reveal Digital collections are now available open access on JSTOR: Student Activism – This collection includes material related to student activism in the 20th and early 21st century. It includes fliers, newsletters, event documentation, and more. New documents will be added to the collection until it is complete. […]