Archive for James Nickras

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 […]

Constitution Day 2022

Federally observed Constitution Day is September 17th. Feel free to stop by the library today through Monday, September 19th and visit our Constitution Day book display and pick up a FREE pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution.  The display in on the main floor of the library next to the stairwell near the front door. […]

Most Viewed Titles in GustieScholar for 2021

Looking back at 2021, GustieScholar, the open access institutional repository of Gustavus faculty, staff and students, had over 4200 pageviews and 104 new items added. As part of the Archive’s Digital Collection, the institutional repository consists of a Faculty/Staff and a Student collection. The repository has a wide variety of projects from coursework (including capstone […]

Native American Resources in GovDocs

November is federally designated National Native American Heritage Month. Several national agencies and museums have created a portal of government resources and events that cover the history, art, culture and heritage of indigenous populations in the United States. The library has put together a display on the first floor showcasing the variety of available government […]

Census Information and the Library

On April 26th, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first data compiled from the 2020 decennial survey. This information included state populations and the apportionment of representatives in Congress for the next decade. Minnesota will maintains eight representatives and the state population grew to 5,709,752, about a 7.6 increase from 2010. Looking at populations shifts, […]

Popular Research in GustieScholar

In 2020, GustieScholar, the open access institutional repository of the Gustavus community had over 3500 page views. The Faculty/Staff and Student repositories hold published material, where the publisher and copyright holder allow for self-archiving for academic purposes. These works included many articles that have been published open access, such as with Creative Commons licenses, and […]