Archive for Anna Hulseberg

All Human, All Equal

Join us in recognizing Human Rights Day on December 10th, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This year’s theme is equality, as stated in Article 1 of the Declaration: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Human rights encompass “economic, […]

Welcome New Librarian!

Join us in welcoming Dylan Mohr as Visiting Assistant Professor & Academic Librarian! Dylan earned an MS in Library & Information Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. We asked Dylan a few questions to get to know him better… What interested you […]

Meet the Library Staff!

Ever wondered who coordinates purchasing books (and more) for the library?  Meet new Library Acquisitions Manager Kate Sonsteby (‘05).  Kate joined us in summer 2021, and her work is essential to providing library research materials at Gustavus.  We asked Kate a few questions to get to know her better… What interested you in working at […]

Elections 2021!

Election day is almost here!  On November 2nd, most Minnesota voters will see one or more of these races on their ballots: city officers, school board members, township officers, and local ballot questions (Minnesota Secretary of State).  Wondering how to register? Wondering how and where to vote? Wondering who’s on your ballot?  Visit the Office […]

Open Access Week

October 25-31 is 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 combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access is the needed modern update for the communication of […]

Banned Books @ the Library

Launched in the 1980s, Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and draws attention to attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.  The Gustavus Library endorses the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read Statement and therefore affirms that “the freedom to read is essential to our democracy” and that librarians should “make available […]

Constitution Day 2021

Feel free to stop by the library and visit our Constitution Day book display – you can even pick up a FREE pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution.  The pocket constitutions are located near the main entrance on the second floor. If you’re not on campus, we encourage you to visit the library’s online Constitution […]

Ancient and Medieval History Online

We’re excited to announce that the Library now provides access to Ancient and Medieval History Online. This resource covers history to the mid-1500s, with special “topic centers” on key eras, civilizations, and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the […]

Remembering 9/11

What are your memories of 9/11? Or if you weren’t aware of it or not born yet, what does it mean to you today?  There’s always more to learn about the history and circumstances leading up to 9/11, the stories of those who experienced it, and its impact on our lives today. Here are just […]

Artstor on JSTOR!

Images from Artstor are now searchable on JSTOR!  Key things to know: You can now search scholarly articles, books, and high-quality images together, all on the JSTOR platform. Artstor includes images from major museums, libraries, photo archives, and more. All images are cleared for educational and research use. About 95% of the licensed Artstor collections […]