Entries tagged with ‘research’

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Nobel Conference Display

Are you excited about the upcoming Nobel Conference? So are we! The Library maintains a permanent display for the Nobel Conference right inside the entrance of the library. (Look for the portrait of Count Folke Bernadotte – the display is right behind it.) We leave the display up all year, so as the information you […]

Welcome (back)!

We want to extend a big welcome to all new and returning Gusties. As we walk around the building on the first day of the academic year, it’s wonderful to see students already settling into study spaces at the Gustavus Library and browsing our collections. Whether this is your first day at Gustavus or you’ve […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Open Access

Welcome back to our Library Matters / Libraries Matter blog series, where we share insights into the issues, questions and opportunities libraries consider on a regular basis. This week, we’re celebrating Open Access Week at the Library, joining a community of researchers, publishers and librarians who advocate for removing barriers to scholarly publications. Open Access […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: A Beautiful Mess

A few weeks ago, I stood in front of the newest group of POL 200: Analyzing Politics students, who were joining me in the library classroom for a semester-long library lab. “Research is conversation,” I told them. “Whenever we do research, we are listening to conversations that are interesting to us, figuring out how the conversation […]

Celebration of Creative Inquiry Board

Ruth has been busy this summer working with our Creative Inquiry Board. If you were a part of the celebration last spring, stop by and see if you can find your project/research work on display! It’s located on the main floor near the back stairwell. “Great job, Ruth!”  

Doing Research…in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Are you taking a Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) course and need to conduct some research? Or maybe you have ongoing research interests in this interdisciplinary field. Either way, the Gustavus Library is here to help. Topics in GWSS are wonderfully diverse and interdisciplinary. Since many fields and approaches contribute to our understanding of […]

Doing Research…in History

Calling all Gusties who are conducting research for a History course – the Gustavus Library is here to help. The History Research Guide will help you navigate various resources and approaches to doing research. Use the tabs at the top to explore various types of sources, including specialized reference works, books and history journal articles. […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day #IWD2018 #PressforProgress

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressforProgress, which encourages communities to work together for gender parity and inclusivity. We think a lot about library space and collections in terms of inclusivity. We’ve been working for a long time to make our main floor bathrooms gender neutral – and we hope to have an update for the […]

Doing Research….In Religion

Are you taking a Religion course and need to conduct some research? The Gustavus Library is here to help. Topics in Religion are wonderfully diverse. You might be studying anything from biblical texts to  the intersection of Buddhist meditation practices and mindfulness movements to the role of religion in American politics. The Religion Research Guide […]

New Library Catalog Update

  What’s happening? This summer the Library will migrate all of its behind-the-scenes work and data to a new integrated library system (ILS). The new system, Worldshare Management Systems (WMS), is provided by OCLC, a worldwide, member-driven library cooperative, which also provides services such as WorldCat. The change also means the Library will no longer […]