Archive for October, 2006
Ever find yourself with a reference question when you’re miles from the library? Try the library’s new Instant Messenger reference service! Use chat reference for answers to factual questions or to be directed to resources that best address your research question. To use the service, visit the library’s chat reference page. Follow the instructions to [...]
Every other year the library awards a $1,200 scholarship to a junior or senior student who will work on a project of benefit to the library and the wider Gustavus community. This spring the project will focus on the purpose and outcomes of common reading programs in higher education. Though these “one book, one campus” [...]
Do a lot of searching? Try using our new Firefox toolbar! Once you install the LibX Gustavus extension, Firefox will have a handy-dandy toolbar, always available on your browser, that allows you to search the MnPALS library catalog, check our Journal Locator, and even drag search terms into it to run a Google Scholar search. [...]
We now check out journals and magazines overnight, hoping to encourage students to discover and enjoy our print periodical collection. No, Virginia, it’s not all on the Internet. But starting this semester you can take home an issue of Harper’s or New Scientist for a leisurely read.
We now have an ongoing booksale! Take a look at the book cart beside the front entrance – and take a book home for only fifty cents. Proceeds go to our acquisitions budget.