Archive for 2010

Forgotten Print Jobs Save Paper!

Last year Gustavus implemented its print accounting system. Within the system, users go to http://print.gac.edu to release their print jobs after they have clicked “Print” on their computer. Gustavus chose this two-step process because many of the wasted paper we found were left on printers were prints that people forgot to pickup or prints they […]

Internet Bandwidth Increase

Up until Wednesday morning the entire campus shared our 200Mbit/s internet connection. At around 10am we switched to a new provider ( Global Crossing ) and with that change came a 50Mbit/s bandwidth increase which puts us at 250Mbit/s. For anyone who is curious about our current bandwidth usage, you can check out our graphs […]

Technology Helpline Fall Semester Finals Hours

Please stop by Olin or send us an e-mail at helpline@gustavus.edu with questions! Friday, December 17th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Saturday, December 18th: CLOSED Sunday, December 19th: CLOSED Monday, December 20th: 8:00am – 4:45pm December 21st – 23rd: 8:00am – 4:45pm December 24th – January 2nd: CLOSED January 3rd: 8:00am – 7:00pm

Gusties are in the House! (and Senate) – Display

Several Gustavus Adolphus alumni and a faculty member were very successful in the past election on November 2nd. Come see the new display brought to you by the College and Lutheran Church Archives, “Gusties in Minnesota Legislature.” The display features five former students (Mindy Greiling, David Hann, Kory Kath, Ted Lillie, and Paul Torkelson) and one current […]

College Photographs

The College and Lutheran Church Archives has released a photo database documenting the college from the 1800s to the modern era. Currently, this resource contains 300 images from our main photograph collection. New content appears somewhat regularly. The archives retain thousands of images, and the primary limitation to adding additional photographs is time. Researchers and […]

Technology Helpline Thanksgiving Break Hours

Hi all, These are the 2010 Technology Helpline Thanksgiving Break Hours. Even when we are away, you can still send us e-mails and leave voicemails for us. We will respond to your request/concern on Monday, November 29th. Wednesday: 8am – 4:45pm Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Contact Us: helpline@gustavus.edu 507-933-6111 http://gustavus.edu/gts

You Want to Be an Archivist: Requiem for a Dream

Here is a wonderful video about the reality, well sort of reality, of the archives profession and being an archivist. If you view life through the lens of “tough love” and think being an archivist would be the best thing ever, you’ll love this eye-opening production. Why you shouldn’t become an archivist by Rebecca Goldman and […]

Archives Renovation: A Brave New World

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 […]

Campus Technology Virtual Conference

Instructional Services will be hosting a live, virtual conference sponsored by Campus Technology. The virtual conference will be held Thursday, November 18th from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the Olin Technology Classroom. The conference is free and open to the campus community. There will be five sessions throughout the day, including “New IT Strategies for a […]

Planned Internet Outage – November 24th

Hi all, One of our Internet providers will be performing maintenance on November 24th, 2010 at 12:00 am – 2:00 am. During that time, we will lose our Internet connection. Please plan accordingly. We will also post a reminder on our system status page, http://status.gac.edu, the day before. If you have any questions or concerns, […]