Connie Jones sits at her desk staring at her computer screen. Her office is open; glass walls letting her overlook the second floor of the library. Her office is surrounded by children’s and young adult literature. These are books that education students use for their class projects, clinicals and student-teachingContinue Reading

This semester, the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library will present some new features to students and the community. The main new feature is the Library Outpost available in the Offutt School of Business and the Knutson Campus Center. The Outpost will be staffed by a reference librarian who is available fromContinue Reading

Carl B. Ylvisaker Library is welcoming a new director, Laure Probst, this month. Probst has joined Concordia’s community after about 30 years of library work in larger universities around the country. As a native Minnesotan and graduate of Luther College in Iowa, Probst is looking forward to being back atContinue Reading

Christmas ornaments, clicking pens and a palpable level of anxiety fill the library as finals week descends upon Concordia’s campus. Going to the library during finals week can be daunting. However, librarians, student workers and seasoned professionals have offered some advice about using the library during this challenging time. AsContinue Reading

Everyone has been on a date with him, from students to faculty. Yet few even know how to pronounce his last name, and none have ever actually met him. Who is this mystery man? Carl B. Ylvisaker. Carl B. was born on Jan. 13, 1896 and passed away in AprilContinue Reading

Thank you, Jacob, for contributing the article “Realizing an academic right” in the November 2, 2012 Concordian.  Your concern for stronger support for the intellectual life of hard-working students is commendable and connecting that concern with the library is manna from heaven for library staff.  Part of the library’s strategicContinue Reading