Sign up for the Link Locker Lottery

The Library assigns the lockers available in the Link to interested students each semester. Preference is given to students living off-campus or working on an honors/capstone project, although all students are invited to apply for a locker. Depending on the number of applications, a lottery will be used to determine which students will receive lockers. Please fill out our Link Lockers Lottery form. Entries will be accepted through midnight on September 24, 2021.

Librarians After Dark

Sunday through Thursday, 7-9 PM: Pop in for an after dinner chat with a research librarian - no appointment needed. Zoom link: https://rebrand.ly/librarians-after-dark

Library Hours

The library regular hours with Mac ID access are: Monday - Thursday, 8 AM to 1 AM; Friday, 8 AM to 10 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 10 PM; and Sunday 10 AM to 1 AM.

The DRC is Here

The Digital Resource Center (DRC) has moved from the Humanities building to the lower level of the Library. Stop by, and say hello!

Counterbalance: Mac's Other History

Counterbalance is a new student-created website from the Archives that seeks to tell "Macalester's Other History" through archival records, student projects, and more. Counterbalance houses citable sources about past and present social issues on campus with the goal of facilitating and empowering discussions of Mac's history by, for, and about those left out of institutional narratives. Come take a look, leave us feedback, or consider sharing your own materials!

Date-A-Base Season Two!

This season's final contestant is an editor from British Columbia, PressReader. With full and instant access to 1,000s of newspapers and magazines from around the world, PressReader has a lot to offer. Get local and international publications in many languages instantly on your device. PressReader will even read to you! Is PressReader your perfect match?

#OwnVoices

#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 >>

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