Archive for Sonja

 

Books in Bloom 2015: Save the Date!

Mark your calendars! Gustavus Library Associates will host its annual Books in Bloom event May 1-3, 2015 in the library. Is there a fantastic book you’d love to see featured? Send your suggestion to Sonja Timmerman and we’ll add it to the list of titles for consideration. Books in Bloom has featured designs by a range […]

ILL over Christmas Recess

Interlibrary loan requests submitted over Christmas Recess (December 20, 2014-January 4, 2015) may not be handled immediately. Please plan accordingly for delays. If you have specific concerns about new requests or ILL materials you already have checked out, email Sonja Timmerman. Have a restful, happy break!

 

Save the Date: Books in Bloom 2014

Ready for spring?  Mark your calendars now for Books in Bloom 2014!  The annual Gustavus Library Associates event will take place in the library the weekend of  May 2-4, 2014. Curious to see what books will be featured this time?  Use the library’s catalog to search the tag Books in Bloom 2014 and browse the […]

 

Interlibrary Loan Fun Fact

The ILL department has been surprised by numerous requests from other libraries for the book Zombie politics and culture in the age of casino capitalism by Henry A. Giroux.  After doing a quick Google search, we discovered that Bill Moyers did a show segment with the author at the end of November.  The book is currently out […]

ILL renewals

Looking to renew your ILL?  Recent updates to our library catalog have changed a few steps in the process. Your ILLs will be visible in the My Checked Out Items list when you log in to view your library account.  However, in order to see renewal options, you must click on the ILL Requests link on the right-hand […]

 

ARTstor

This resource highlight is brought to you by library intern Erik Johnson ’14. The Library has recently gotten access to ARTstor—a database of more than 1.4 million images, containing high-resolution pictures of everything from sculptures, to historical photographs, to impressive architecture. While this is obviously of great use to art and art history classes, the […]

 

Archives Unbound

This resource highlight is brought to you by library intern Erik Johnson ’14. The library has recently gotten access to several new primary source collections from the Gale “Archives Unbound” database, covering a broad swath of history.  These databases grant access to collections looking at such topics as the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), […]

 

Behind the Wall

Ever wonder what’s happening “behind the wall “ of the circulation desk  or the back offices of the library? Did you ever wonder how titles get entered into the online catalog that you use to search for materials for your assignments? There is a group of library staff  that order materials, catalog them into the […]

Reference Services: Get to know your librarians!

Reference librarians.  At some point this semester, you’ll need them.  You’ll visit the reference desk, wondering what they can do for you.  You’ll discover librarians are masters at locating resources and extracting relevant information from the vast sea of materials at their disposal.  You’ll realize that with expert help, you now feel less overwhelmed, more […]