Gould Library News
- March 21, 2011
The New York Times will soon be charging for unlimited access to their articles on www.newyorktimes.com. Starting March 28, visitors will be allowed to view 20 articles for free each month. To read more, you will need a subscription.
Carleton students, faculty, and staff have access to New York Times articles through the library's subscriptions. You can get to articles electronically from 1851 through today!
Read on for more information...
March 7, 2011: Our access to online journals from the Bridge is working again. You can access online journals either through Bridge or through our Journals List.
- February 22, 2011
New to the library this term is the Assistive Technology Room, located on the 3rd floor, room 308. This room is meant to serve as a comfortable, private workspace with priority given to those students on campus using Kurzweil and Dragon Natural software.
- February 1, 2011
Our open CONTENTdm collections (Carleton Digital Collections) are once again available for off campus use. They had been unavailable last week, but the issue was resolved early this week. Read the news item for a full list of collections affected. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
- January 19, 2011
The library has just subscribed to the online edition of The New York Review of Books, meaning you can access not only the newest and most recent issues, but every issue back to Volume 1, Issue 1 published February 1, 1963.
- January 13, 2011
Over a million dissertations and theses are available as free PDF downloads in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
- November 29, 2010
Gould Library (along with St. Olaf Libraries, through our Bridge Consortium) has chosen not to continue using the MetaLib search product (locally called Gould Digger), effective December 10, 2010. Links to Gould Digger have already been removed from the Library web site.
- September 21, 2010
Alice is our newest stapler. She is the latest in a long line of previously-unnamed compatriots who valiantly gave their lives in the noble service of holding your papers together. They endured—until they could endure no more—horrific slamming, pounding, whomping, and jamming, multiple painful staple extractions, and the unrealistic expectations of those who thought a mere office desk stapler could bite through a fifty-page stack of reserve readings.
But now things will be a little different. Alice (who claims she is guaranteed jam-free, but we’ll see about that) will help us keep track of how many staplers we go through in a year. Like a tropical storm or hurricane, Alice’s name indicates that she is the first of her kind for the year. If—saints preserve us—she falls in the line of duty, she will be replaced by Bert. If Bert falls, then Claudia. And so forth. We hope Claudia will get to stay in her snug, warm closet until well into 2011. But if spring rolls around and we’re already up to Xavier, Yolanda, or Zigmund, you’ll know that this academic year has been...STAPLERGEDDON!!!
- September 20, 2010
Throughout the Library, you will find new collaborate work spaces added this summer.
- July 9, 2010
Photographs comparing Davis Hall at Carleton College in 1926 and 2000.
- June 17, 2010
Welcome back for reunion! Some notes on events in the library during reunion weekend and information on using the library while you're here.
- June 11, 2010
Students using the Control Data 6600 computer in 1969.