Entries tagged with ‘library’

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Gilbert (Library)

Julie Gilbert published Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story. The middle-grade novel is part of the Girls Survive series from Stone Arch Books. The novel focuses on the influenza pandemic’s real-life impact on southern Minnesota, especially the community of New Ulm.

Faculty Spotlight: Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister (Library, Emerita) was on an hourlong Minnesota Public Radio segment covering information literacy, disinformation/misinformation, and “fake news” as it pertains to high school and college students.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson became an official member of the DNA Doe Project, a new initiative that uses genetic genealogy to identify John and Jane Does. A go-to organization for law enforcement agencies and medical examiners across the country, the DNA Doe project allows smaller and less-well-funded agencies to take advantage of its services to reunite […]

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (Library)

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (both Library) presented a session, “Every Book Its Reader: Promoting Recreational Reading Among College Students,” at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference in Prior Lake on September 20, 2019.

Julie Gilbert (Library)

Julie Gilbert published a historical novel for middle grade readers. Lucy Fights the Flames: A Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Survival Story is part of the Girls Survive series from Capstone.

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait (Library)

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait gave an invited presentation on student research practices at ProQuest Information Solutions in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June 12, 2019.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson was an invited speaker for a “Symposium on Archives and Education” at Bethany Lutheran College and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod on 14 May 2019. He spoke on the topics of Collecting, Preserving, Analyzing, and Communicating our Heritage. Slides, providing an overview of his presentation, can be found in GustieScholar, the Gustavus institutional […]

Rachel Flynn (Library)

Rachel Flynn co-presented a paper titled “Wandering into the Wilderness: Embracing Ambiguity in Information Literacy Instruction” at the 2019 LOEX conference held in Minneapolis May 9-11, 2019.

Julie Gilbert (Library) 

Julie Gilbert (Library) wrote a short story, “Colorblind,” that appears in Potluck: Creative Works by Minnesota Library Workers, an open access publication highlighting the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project. The story considers questions of identity, race, and adoption and can be read here.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson participated in the 53rd Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, where he chaired a session on “Midwestern Political History.”