Library Services update

The library and services will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Virtual services and contactless pickup in the vestibule will resume January 19th. The building will reopen on February 2nd. See our FAQ for more details >> 

Welcome Mozhdeh!

Please join the library in welcoming our new Associate Library Director for Access, Instruction, and Research Services, Mozhdeh Khodarahmi, to Macalester. Mozhdeh has over 15 years of global leadership experience in academic libraries. In her last position at the University of Illinois Chicago Daley Library, she assisted in restructuring several services of the Circulation and Course Reserves units and contributed to numerous service assessments and initiatives. We are thrilled to have her in the library and as part of the Macalester community.


#OwnVoices is a Twitter hashtag initiated by Corinne Duyvis, in order to highlight books about diverse/marginalized characters that are written by authors that share the same marginalized identity.This collection features some of the recent e-books and physical books that we have received at the Macalester library that we have tagged with #OwnVoices. Check it out >>

Library Services update

Starting January 19th through February 1st the library building will remain closed. Virtual services and contactless pickup in the vestibule are available. The building will reopen on February 2nd. See our FAQ for more details >>  

Browse new ebooks

Want to stumble across some new reading material from anywhere on earth? Browse through our list of new ebooks and find something unexpected today.

Contactless Pickup Instructions

Contactless pickup is avalible in the library vestibule. Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sundays- 12 p.m - 4 pm.

The Service Desk is opened virtually!

Whether you are on campus or off campus, the Virtual Service Desk is convenient and here for you. If your module two questions have you stuck, come to the Virtual Service Desk first!

Browse the library shelves wherever you are!

Do you miss heading to the library to find just the right book for your needs? Good news — you can browse our shelves virtually! When you find an item in WorldCat Discovery that has a call number/is a physical library item, look for the “Browse the Shelf” button to see similar items in our collection. Watch our Browse WorldCat video for a quick tutorial, or learn more on our Connect to Library Resources page.

DeWitt Wallace Library’s Commitment

We, the staff of the DeWitt Wallace Library, pledge to continue our daily work to combat racism and to create just and peaceful environments that enable deep collaboration, learning, and creation of new knowledge. Read the full statment and get links to resources >>

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