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Harmful Language Statement

Language matters. Words matter. How people are described matters. Words or terms that were prevalent decades ago may have fallen out of favor. Some terms may have been applied by those in power to a marginalized group, without ever taking into account how the group described itself. Other terms – once deemed offensive – have […]

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, October 11, 2021, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, honoring the cultures, histories and futures of our nation’s Indigenous peoples. Although the holiday is not yet federally recognized, it has been increasingly celebrated over the past decades. The fact that it lands on the same day traditionally observed as Columbus Day is not an […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Three New Works of Fiction

Black History Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s not too late to check out these three new fiction books by black authors at Gustavus library. “Eric’s enthusiasm is infectious. After the first two rides I’m enjoying myself, and not just because dying means I won’t have to pay my student loans.” Raven […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Science Fiction

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight science fiction written by Black women. Kindred by Octavia Butler is widely regarded as modern classic, a best seller as well as a foundational literary […]

Celebrating Black History Month

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight the book collection and primary sources online. Book Collection Book Display: Visit our Black History Month display near the Information Desk. Feel free to borrow […]

Diversity and Inclusion Library Display

We have recently updated the permanent “We Need Diverse Books” display  at the Gustavus Library in the GLA Reading Room which is funded through a dedicated fund for diversity materials. We think about diversity when we create displays and order materials. We also have an ongoing diversity interest group, consisting of library employees. We have […]