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What have you been reading lately?

For most students, the question is met with a laugh and an eye roll, “Well, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my organic chemistry textbook lately.” In general, the demands of college work and life don’t leave much time for recreational reading.  In fact, we’ve even done research on this, with our own […]

 

Children’s Collection

Just a reminder that if you are looking for something quick to read, or maybe one of your cherished childhood favorites, be sure to browse the Children’s Collection found on the first floor at the south end. We have improved this area and made room for some great new titles. There is also a display […]

 

Off-Campus Database Access

We want to clear up a misunderstanding.  No matter where you are, as long as you have access to an Internet connection and can get to our library website, you can use our online databases. When you click on links to resources that are limited by license to Gustavus community members, you will have to […]

 

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 […]