Archive for November, 2010
Are you busy planning syllabi for J-term and Spring semester? Here’s some quick facts about e-reserves. Moodle is the method of “delivering” e-reserves for each course. (Moodle does a lot more than that, though. If you’re interested in the bells and whistles, request assistance from the Moodle gurus.) It’s okay to post small portions of […]
Happy Thanksgiving all! Our hours will be reduced during the break. Here are the library hours: Tues., Nov. 23 and Weds., Nov 24 – 8am – 4:45pmThurs. Nov. 25 – Sun., Nov. 28 (until 6pm)- ClosedOpen at 6pm – 1am on Sunday, Nov. 28.
If you’re planning to do research from home over Thanksgiving break, test your library account from on campus before you leave to make sure you’ll be able to access our databases. To test your account, login to your borrowing record (use your 14-digit barcode from your Gustavus ID as your User ID, and use your […]
The College and Lutheran Church Archives has been, for the most part, in its current location since the opening of the second Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library in late 1972. During that last thirty-eight years many items have been collected. Thousands of acid-free boxes serve as home to the unique documents, photographs, recordings, and numerous other […]
Congratulations to Rose Follis, Tyna Johnson and Annie Kleinschmidt on being chosen as Star Students for fall semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and beyond the call of duty. Thanks Rose, […]
Today is the anniversary of the Armistice Day Blizzard of November 1940. The Monday started much like today with unseasonably warm temperatures that had climbed to the low 60s during the afternoon. However, the weather changed quickly and temperatures dropped by 40 degrees over the next several hours. A large and powerful winter storm rolled […]
Our AV collection has moved out into the open stacks on the first floor. It’s now easier to browse and you can check out any movie for 24 hours. We’ve also moved the AV desk out near the stacks and opened up a new study space in its place.
Students: participate in a one-hour focus group on Dec. 1st and earn a free $5.00 print card good for the 2010-11 academic year. The focus groups are casual and, most importantly, your participation will help improve the library for current and future Gusties! For more information or to sign-up, please send an email to email@example.com. […]
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, most people are trying to stay indoors and avoid going outside as much as possible. What if you didn’t have a warm place to go and you were left to endure the freezing cold? From 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 to 5:00 p.m. on […]
For Senior Religion Majors Bethany Ringdal and Brendan Wilkes and Senior Philosophy Major Alex Legeros, baking bread is more than just a fun hobby. “Bread brings people together,” Wilkes said, “You invite people in and you share it.” While they all share a common philosophy about making bread, the three bakers became interested in bread […]