Friday, August 14, 2015

Welcome Back and Welcome to Discovery

Welcome back students and faculty. Over the summer, we have transitioned to Worldcat Discovery, the next generation of the Worldcat Local system.

WorldCat Discovery offers new features such as Google Books Preview, Zotero export, and mobile-readiness, and much more. As always, we welcome your feedback on all library services.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Library Opens at Noon, Thursday, Aug. 13

The DeWitt Wallace Library will be closed on Thursday morning, August 13, to complete some electrical repairs. We expect to open at noon.

We apologize for any inconvenience this delayed opening may cause. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Welcome to Discovery

The library is pleased to announce that we have transitioned to Worldcat Discovery, the next generation of our current Worldcat Local system. Discovery offers an improved interface and new features for you to use while searching for resources within the collections of thousands of libraries around the world. Discovery is also designed to be mobile-ready. As always, we welcome your feedback on this and all library services.

Off-Campus Database Access Interruption This Morning

The Library will be upgrading one of it's servers between 8-9am Tuesday, August 11th. Off-campus users will encounter limited access to our databases during this time. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience as we improve remote access to our resources.

Monday, August 03, 2015

Welcome to Discovery

The library is pleased to announce that we have transitioned to Worldcat Discovery, the next generation of our current Worldcat Local system. Discovery offers an improved interface and new features for you to use while searching for resources within the collections of thousands of libraries around the world. Discovery is also designed to be mobile-ready. As always, we welcome your feedback on this and all library services.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Access Library Resources During the Summer!

Use library resources away from campus? No problem.

Current faculty, staff and students can access Library Research Databases, Macalester WorldCat Local and most other resources from anywhere with internet access.

Use Links on Library Website

Be sure to go through the Library Website to ensure full Macalester privileges. You will be prompted to enter your Macalester username and password and then you are good to go!

Reference Librarians Also Available

Reference librarians are available to answer questions and provide research assistance. Contact us via email or chat (if chat is active) - a librarian will respond.

Enjoy the summer!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Food for Fines!

Support a Local Emergency Food Shelf

Have library overdue fines? Pay them off with a donation of nonperishable food or personal items to support the St. Paul Council of Churches' Department of Indian Work Emergency Food Shelf.

Details

  • One item counts toward up to $2 overdue fine payment
  • The maximum donation credit is $10 (five items)
  • Items must be in original, unopened, undamaged containers and must not be expired
  • The 2015 Food for Fines program dates are May 7-16