Database for Verbs in the Dead Sea Scrolls

By Deborah Katz on November 5, 2015

Here is an example of a digital humanities project based on data mining from The Verbal System of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Tense, Aspect, and Modality in the  Qumran Hebrew Texts by Ken M. Penner; Brill Publishers, 2015.

New Competition to Recognize Student Research Using Special Collections

By Joy Lowery on November 5, 2015

Every year numerous Washington University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members conduct research using rare or unique materials held in the Film & Media Archive, Manuscripts, Modern Graphic History Library, Rare Books, or University Archives. These units comprise the Departme...

Historical Dictionary of German Theater (2015)–NEW eReference

By Brian Vetruba on November 2, 2015

  Historical dictionary of German theater / William Grange. 2nd ed. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015] SUMMARY: This second edition of Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers German theater’s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bib...

New Books (Germanic Studies), September 2015

By Brian Vetruba on November 2, 2015

A selected list of new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies listed by call number. For Comparative Literature/Literature (General) and Translation Studies titles or books on European Literature in general, see Library News for Comparative Literature: New Print . Click on links for call nu...

New Library Website — Beta Testing

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

The WU libraries will be unveiling our new website in January during intercession. Here is a sneak preview of it. One of the newest features is called Primo, which allows for searching across material type, so that a single search can bring up books, journals, archival items — and more. Giv...

ORCID = Open Researcher & Contributor ID

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

Do you have an ORCID  id (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)? Many professional societies are now encouraging it when publishing. It prevents author disambiguation so that your publications can always correspond to your identity.  Read more about it here. Or, simply check in with me about it. It...

Semi-New eJournal Subscription: Teaching Philosophy

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

Teaching Philosophy (Michael Cholbi, editor) is the premier journal devoted to the practical and theoretical discussion of teaching and learning philosophy. Since 1975 it has provided a peer-reviewed forum for the exchange of ideas about the challenges faced by philosophers in the classroom. Each...