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.

Fall 2020 FAQ

The Library has put together answers to some frequently asked questions as we head into the start of a new academic year. This page will be updated continually as we respond to any changes.

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 >>

Pressreader: now available for the Macalester Community

Pressreader is now available for the Macalester Community. Simply create an account while connected to campus Wi-Fi to get anytime access via the web or mobile app. Get access to newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in 60 languages --in print and audio. This includes translations into 16 languages. Register here for free:

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