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.


  • 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

Monday, April 20, 2015

Get Help with Your Works Cited Pages!

Did you know you can ask a Macalester librarian for help with references, citations, and a Works Cited page? Your librarians can help with:

  • Questions about citation style
  • Finding sources
  • Formatting citations with RefWorks, Zotero, and more

How to Get Help

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Come Celebrate National Library Week 2015!

April 12-18, 2015 is the National Library Week. Come celebrate this week in the Macalester Library with the following activities:


  • Crafts & Cookies, 1 - 2 p.m., Library first floor

Tuesday - Friday




  • Digital Commons at Macalester 10th year birthday breakfast, 9-10am. Join us for coffee and treats in the Harmon Room. Check out our electronic display of works by faculty, staff, and students.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Need to Write a Research Paper?

Try the library's Assignment Calculator

Assignment Calculator

The Assignment Calculator:

  • Gives you an action plan with target due dates
  • Outlines the research process step by step
  • Lets you add each step to your Google calendar

Check out the Assignment Calculator today!

Friday, February 13, 2015

More Than Words Panel & Conversation

See No Harm Do No Harm

On February 18th, please join our panel in the Library's Harmon Room for a community conversation on inclusive language and why it is important to our community.


  • Cynthia Hendricks, President's Office
  • Anastasia Kayiatos, German and Russian Studies
  • Erica Lee, Student
  • Mia Nosanow, Health and Wellness Center
  • Elena Torry-Schrag, Student

Event Details

  • Coffee and cookies will be served.
  • When: February 18, 11:30am - 1pm
  • Where: Harmon Room, Library
  • Audience: Open to the entire Macalester community

This event is one of two events celebrating Black History Month Event, and it is co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Life and the Library.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Upcoming Black History Month Event

More Than Words Community Conversation

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Life and the Library. Coffee and cookies will be served.

  • When: February 18, 11:30am - 1pm
  • Where: Harmon Room, Library.
  • Audience: Open to the entire Macalester community