Archive for March, 2007

 

Always Connect

Are you leaving campus over the break? Want to use our databases, but not sure how to get to them? All you’ll need is your Gustavus ID and an Internet connection. When you connect from off campus and click on one of our databases, an authentication form will appear. Simply type in the bar code […]

 

Enhanced chat service now live!

You’ve probably noticed that the library offers chat reference service via instant messaging. Yesterday this service received an exciting makeover! Visiting the library’s Chat page now automatically connects a chat window to the reference librarian – you do not have to be signed into a chat client, such as AOL Instant Messenger, to begin a […]

Times Select Goes to College

The New York Times apparently is having second thoughts about its Times Select program (the one that locks selected content up unless you are a subscriber). Now students and faculty have free access to Select content whether they are subscribers or not. Sign up for an account and have at it! The library, of course, […]

Another new arrival!

Room 106 is now home to Helen – twin to Hector, but without a camera. Like her brother, Helen is a Mac mini with a huge flatscreen monitor, two keyboards, and a cord to hook your own laptop up to her keyboards and screen. Helen is perfect for collaborative projects! Soon a calendar will hang […]

 

Library is open today

The library will be open Friday, March 2, from 8am-6pm, but most services will be unavailable. We will be open regular hours (10am-6pm) tomorrow, Saturday, March 3, with full services (reference 10-5, etc.).

 

Closing at 10pm today

Due to the winter weather, the library will be closing at 10pm on Thursday, March 1. We hope to return to regular hours on Friday, March 2. In the meantime, enjoy the snow!