Archive for 2009
Interlibrary loan requests submitted over the holiday break (effectively December 23, 2009 – January 3, 2010) will not be processed until Monday, January 4, 2010. Please plan accordingly. If you have questions or concerns, feel free to email me. You can always find answers to FAQs on the ILL homepage.
If you'll be away from campus during the holidays or in January, take the library with you! Remember that you can connect to our research databases remotely by linking to them from the library's website -- just log in using the 14-digit barcode from your Gustavus ID as your username, and (in most cases) your [...]
The Gustavus Adolphus College and Lutheran Church Archives has a new semi-permanent display of bibles located outside of the archives reading room. As a tribute to the Christmas season, a number of illustrated bibles have been opened to display various images associated with Jesus’ birth. Many of these rare and unique bibles are hundreds of [...]
Neither rain nor snow nor dark of night … if it’s not a holiday, we’re open. At this busy time of year, students have lots of work to do, and if classes are called off, that’s just one more chance to get to it. But if you’ve spent hours in the library working on papers [...]
According to some, the College and Lutheran Church archives here at Gustavus are a mystery. It seems people are unaware of the types of materials held in the two different yet related collections. First, these archives consist of primary source materials created by student organizations, individuals, departments, offices, local churches, and regional church bodies. Most [...]
Happy Holidays from the College and Lutheran Church Archives!! The holiday season is fast approaching. To celebrate, the Archives has put up a new display about past campus events. Come see historic programs and pictures from Christmas in Christ Chapel and the Festival of St. Lucia. The new display, created by archives student worker Birgitta [...]
Written by Kelly J Nelson ’10 Four years ago, an inspiration for enriching the Gustavus community arose. A Gustavus professor was inspired after attending a workshop lead by the Center for Vocational Reflection (CVR). Aaron Banks, associate professor of health and exercise science, had a vision to join people together to provide a campus-wide opportunity [...]
The library is offering a course this spring for students who would like to know more about research in their chosen major and in general. This .5 credit course meets once a week, on Mondays from 2:30 – 4:30, but if a student is interested and can’t meet a that time it can also be [...]
Do you drink Odwalla smoothies? That’s a Coca-Cola product. Horizon milk? Dean owns that. Dagoba chocolate? You’re eating a Hershey bar. Philip H. Howard, PhD, an assistant professor at Michigan State University has produced a set of Information Graphics that give a good overview of the organic industry structure.
Looking for a good place for dinner but are worried that eating out may compromise your ethics? Worry no more. The Heavy Table (a Twin Cities-based magazine telling the stories of food and drink in the Upper Midwest), Danny Schwartzman of Common Roots, veterinarian Will Winter of Thousand Hills Cattle company, and Jane Rosemarin from Slow Food Minnesota [...]