Archive for 2011

 

Christmas in the Archives

Stop by the Archives and check out our festive new look!  Swedish Christmas magazines along with a few intriguing Swedish bibles are on display.   The Christmas lights and decorations will bring holiday cheer to your research, so come in and unwrap new knowledge!

 

Tools to Help You Focus

Do you feel that Facebook is nibbling away at your attention span? Do you find yourself checking status updates when you should be studying for the chemistry exam? There’s an app for that – or at least a browser extension that will help you focus. For Firefox users, the Leechblock add-on will let you set […]

 

Library Hours for Finals & Christmas Break

Thurs., Dec. 15 – Fri., Dec. 16: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Sat., Dec. 17: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun., Dec. 18 & Mon. Dec. 19: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Tues., Dec. 20 – Fri., Dec. 23: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat., Dec. 24 – Mon., Jan. 2: Closed; Tues., Jan. 3: […]

Celebrate St. Lucia

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Jennifer Werness was crowned the 2011 St. Lucia. She was chosen from a court of five women who were nominated for the honor by their fellow sophomore women. The court consists of five Sophomores: Russian Studies and Classics Major Susan Crane of Des Moines, Iowa; Political Science and Scandinavian Studies Major […]

 

Pearl Harbor and Gustavus

Dr. Peterson’s Exposition The United States of America remembers the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor that occurred on 7 December 1941, seventy years ago.  You might be wondering how Gustavus responded in the event’s immediate aftermath.  Editors of the Gustavian Weekly printed their first post-attack newspaper two days after the bombing.  While the infamous action […]

 

Need the Book Longer?

Did you know that as a student you can literally have a book for an entire semester without late notices, fines, and/or being billed for the item you borrow? For Gustavus owned titles the general collection book can be borrowed for 6 weeks and renewed one time so…………. if you borrow the book on Sept. […]

Spring Courses @ The Library – Seats Open!

Seats are still available in NDL 201 – Reading Workshop, a .25 credit pass/fail course offered by library faculty that meets half a semester on Wednesday afternoons, from 2:30 – 3:50. Students read and discuss a book together, read a book of the student’s choice, write a review of their chosen book to share, and […]

 

Patricia Lindell Scholarship – Application

Patricia Lindell Scholarship 2011-12 Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library awards a junior or senior student the Patricia Lindell Scholarship, established through the generosity of the Gustavus Library Associates. The recipient will be awarded $1,200 to undertake a research project for the library that benefits the wider Gustavus community.  Most recipients have also […]

Want to be the library’s next Marketing Intern?

SparkNotes version of this post:   HEY GUSTIES!  Apply for the library’s marketing internship!  I’ve been interning here all semester and I’ve really enjoyed it.  If you love the library, doing research, graphic design, video production, writing, and you have good communication skills, this could be perfect for you!  If you’re interested, contact me, Tristan Richards […]

 

Past Acquisitions

If you are interested in finding out what books and videos were added to the library catalog within the past academic year click on the Past Acquisitions button found on the New Acquisitions page. The categories are arranged in Library of Congress classification so you can find titles within your field of interest.