Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Faculty and Staff Event: Engaging Diversity on Campus

Moving Beyond 'Minnesota Nice:' Engaging Diversity on Campus

Theresa KrierChristopher MacDonald-Dennis

How do we handle this multiplicity in working with students and learn to expand our modes of address and speak without harm, all the while dealing with our own possible anxieties and awkwardness about diversity? Please join Terry Krier and Chris MacDonald-Dennis as they speak about their experiences with students.

  • When: Wednesday, February 4, 11:45am - 1pm
  • Where: Harmon Room, Dewitt Wallace Library
  • Audience: Macalester Faculty and Staff
  • Coffee and cookies will be served.

Please see the College Event Calendar for more information about this event.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tuesday: Junior Class Night: Tacos & Trivia

  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday Jan 27, 2015
  • Harmon Room, DeWitt Wallace Library

Juniors, join your library hosts in the Harmon Room for a delicious feast of taco fixings, beverages, and sweets, and a round or two of Jeopardy-style Macalester trivia.

Drop in and let us welcome you back to campus!

Save the Date: Two Events Celebrating Diversity

Mark your calendars for two events during Black History Month

Moving Beyond 'Minnesota Nice:' Engaging Diversity on Campus

Harmon Room, Library. Wednesday, February 4, 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Coffee and cookies will be served. This event is limited to faculty and staff.

More Than Words Community Conversation

Harmon Room, Library. Wednesday, February 18, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Life and the library. Coffee and cookies will be served. This event is is open to the entire Macalester community.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Library Mobile Website

Access the Library's mobile-optimized website at

The Library's mobile site includes:

  • A mobile-friendly WorldCat Local search
  • A mobile-friendly list of research databases
  • A mobile chat option
  • News and events

A link to the library's mobile site can be found on the College's mobile site in the Academics section.

Monday, January 05, 2015

Access Library Resources While on Break!

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

Enjoy the winter break!