Friday, May 27, 2011

Long-time Library Staff Retiring

On May 6, 2011, library staff hosted a party honoring long-time library staff and soon-to-be retirees Jean Beccone ('68) and Janet Sietmann. Pictured here with Mac piper Mike Breidenbach, who played at the event.

Thank you, Jean and Janet, for all your contributions. You will be missed!

Student Employees of the Year Recognition

Congratulations to library senior student employees Nadia Stennes-Spidahl and Kaija Bergen, both of whom received recognition in April, 2011, for excellence in service.

Nadia, a library circulation manager, is the 2011 recipient of the Jean K. Archibald Award for Library Service. Kaija, a senior student aide in the library office, is the Macalester College Student of the Year. Kaija is also the Student of the Year for the state of Minnesota!

We are pleased to recognize their significant contributions to the Macalester community, and would like to thank them and all our excellent student employees for jobs well done.

Books by Macalester Faculty, Staff, Students, & Alumni

The Great Scots Collection in the Harmon Room celebrates the last 5 years of scholarly and creative works by Macalester faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Bikes Available for Check-Out!

There are 8 bikes available for check-out from the DeWitt Wallace Library under Macalester's BikeShare Program. The bikes are available for free to all students, faculty, and staff.

Friday, May 13, 2011

System Outage, May 17-May 18, 8PM-9AM

Most of the College's IT systems will be unavailable between 8PM Tuesday May 17th and 9AM, Wednesday, May 18th due to a planned outage by the IT department. The library's online resources will not be accessible via the library's website during this time.

You may still access Macalester WorldCat Local during the outage, on a non-campus computer.