Entries tagged with ‘displays’

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Building Bridges Resources #BB2017

The 2017 Building Bridges conference topic is “Uprooting Injustice: Fostering the Growth of Grassroots Movements.”  In honor of the conference, the Library has created an online guide to Activism resources. Please also stop by the library itself to see the Building Bridges book display created by the Building Bridges team. Be sure to visit the conference website above […]

New Spot for our Zines!

Those of us who are children of the 90s might know all about zines, those amazing, hand-made books and pamphlets used for self and political expression. Those of us who were children in the 90s might have no idea what’s happening. But now’s your chance to learn more! The library has a zine collection dating back several […]

Get Out the Vote!

  Election Day is almost here! So go vote tomorrow, if you haven’t already! Our online election voting guide has information about candidates and also where to vote in St. Peter. Be sure to stop by the Information Desk area to see the election display on our research help desk.

Nobel Conference Resources

 A reminder that the Gustavus Library has both in person and online resources related to this year’s Nobel Conference! Books by our Nobel speakers are on a display shelf near the front door in the new books area. Additional books on the subject are displayed in the GLA Reading Room. Feel free to check out any that […]

Banned Books Week

Wait, people still ban books? Even in this day and age? Unfortunately yes, which is why we celebrate Banned Books Week every year. We celebrate our freedom to read, we condemn censorship, and in doing so, we remind ourselves that threats to our freedoms still exist. The America Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles data […]

Congratulations to Our Senior Student Employees

The library is beyond lucky to have such great student employees. They check out materials, interact with patrons, shelve books, create displays and assist with ordering and preparing new library materials. We’re pretty sure the library’s work would come to a grinding halt without them. Every year, we say goodbye to a wonderful group of […]

Congratulations to our Colleagues!

The library is thrilled to offer congratulations to our newly-tenured colleagues, who will be recognized in a Chapel service at 10am on Friday, April 22. In honor of their achievements, the library has dedicated a book in each of their honor; the books are on display near the library’s front doors. Congratulations, Kristian, Katrina, Sun […]

Government Documents on Display

Our library is a selective Federal Depository of United States Federal Government Publications. What does that mean? It means that, among other things, we have some really cool & useful government documents in our collection. Our paper collection can be found on the lower floor of the library, although many government documents are also available […]

Selma and Voting Rights Act Display

March 2016 is the 51st anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches, which saw both Bloody Sunday and the introduction of the Voting Rights Act, later signed by President Johnson. Our display about the marches can be found in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room, next to the eclassroom on the main floor. The display […]

Celebrate Women’s History Month

It’s International Women’s Day and we’ve put together a variety of resources to help you celebrate & learn more about issues facing women. We have a display at the Reference & Research Desk in honor of Women’s History Month. You can also consult the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies program library research guide. The theme for […]