Archive for September, 2009
If so, then join faculty from the English Department and the Library for a discussion about graduate studies in those fields. Tuesday, September 29, 3:30 PM, Confer 331. Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta.
Some of our newspaper databases will be down this Saturday night, from 9 PM Saturday 9/26 until 9 AM Sunday 9/27. Resources affected: ProQuest Newsstand (current papers), Historical Minneapolis Tribune, and Historical New York Times. Want to learn more about newspapers available online through the library? Visit our Resources for Newspapers page at http://gustavus.edu/academics/library/libdata_pos/rqs.phtml?subject_id=43
Join us this Thursday, Sept. 17th (also known as Constitution Day) in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room for a conversation with Alisa Rosenthal of the Political Science department on the subject of immigrants’ rights and the Constitution. Yes, Virginia, there will be refreshments. The event will be held from 3:30 to 4:30. We also [...]
The British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has released a statement apologizing for the “appalling” treatment of Alan Turing. Turing made many important contributions as a mathematician, including laying some of the major foundations of the field of computer science. Brown’s statement shortchanges these accomplishments by focusing only on Turing’s role in breaking German cyphers during [...]
Each fall, the Nobel Conference at Gustavus has hosted brilliant scientists and Nobel prizewinners. A substantial collection documenting the event has been collected and retained within the College Archives. Materials consist primarily of planning documents and correspondence, but there are t-shirts, recordings, programs, and some photographs. A display was developed to highlight some of these [...]
We are pleased to announce that a suite of new library databases are available, ranging from a collection of works of art from museums around the world, to full-text databases covering education and health, to online encyclopedias. These new databases are part of the Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), which is brought to you by [...]