Archive for 2007
As the semester winds down, we can finally think ahead to break. What better way to spend break than reading for fun? In the spirit of the holidays, the library has permanently extended the loan period for all Browsing Collection books. You can now check Browsing Collection books out for 4 weeks (with an additional [...]
Once again, the library will offer a .5 credit course, NDL 301: Information Fluency, during the spring semester. It is intended for students who plan to go on to graduate programs, or who simply want to become more conversant with research and publishing. The course covers where information comes from and how to find and [...]
With the library’s migration of ATLA and ATLA Serials from CSA to EBSCOHost, three new religion databases are now available to our users. The Old Testament Abstracts features citations and abstracts to books, journal articles, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Indexing includes 450 journal titles and goes back to 1978. The [...]
This just in from the University of Minnesota… We write today to share news of an exciting new partnership in which the University of Minnesota is involved. The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) has entered into a collective agreement with Google to scan and make searchable up to 10 million public domain and in-copyright volumes [...]
The library is the cover story of the most recent issue of Gustavus Quarterly.
Almost all Gustavus students seem to use webmail as their primary e-mail client. We have, therefore, made finding a new better webmail client a very high priority. Our goal was to find a webmail program which was easier and more efficient to use — something we could envision using as our only e-mail client. We [...]
Over 1,000 full text journals and magazines published in the United States between 1740-1900 are searchable and browseable online in American Periodicals Series Online. The library has activated a 30-day trial to this amazing resource, and we’d love to know what you think! Link to the database from this blog entry, the databases drop-down on [...]
We’ve been working with the senior class gift committee and have put the 2007 Senior Class Gift website live. You will be able to find all of the information you ever wanted to know about the senior class gift. We tried to make it feel friendly and inviting, so hopefully it comes across that way. [...]
Students and library workers alike had a blast at Wednesday’s midday celebration of National Library Week. An abundance of cookies and punch were available, and students had the opportunity to enter a drawing to win a copy of Matthew Sandford’s book Waking (congratulations to our winner, Angie Magnusson). Enjoy these pictures from the event! A [...]
Happy National Library Week! Help us celebrate at our library open house on Wednesday, April 18 from 11:30-1:30. Cookies and lemonade will be served. See you there!