MLC Book Anniversary: The Straw Market

By k.lamb on February 29, 2016

William Jay Smith’s The Straw Market   Today–March 1st—marks the original release date for William Jay Smith’s comedic play, The Straw Market. The Straw Market premiered in 1966 at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, where Smith was then serving as a writer-in-residence. This sati...

Happy Birthday to MLC Author Howard Nemerov!

By k.lamb on February 29, 2016

Happy Birthday, Howard Nemerov!   Born on a Leap Day–February 29, 1920–Howard Nemerov was destined to break the mold. His work was known for its unique mix of wit and playfulness framed within meticulous formalist structures.   Nemerov’s poem “Because You Asked A...

Hello and Welcome!

By k.lamb on February 29, 2016

  Welcome to the Modern Literature Collection Blog We are excited to introduce the Modern Literature Collection Blog, a go-to resource for new acquisitions, current projects, and upcoming events related to the Modern Literature Collection, part of  Washington University Libraries’ Depa...

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February New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 29, 2016

  Application of geometric algebra to electromagnetic scattering : the Clifford-Cauchy-Dirac technique / Andrew Seagar. QC665.S3 S43 Beam propagation method for design of optical waveguide devices / Ginés G. Lifante Pedrola. QC389 .L525 2016 Cell biology by the numbers / Ron Milo, Rob Philli...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on February 29, 2016

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Exceptionally bright TeV flares from the binary LS I +61° 303 Author(s): Archambault, S.; Archer, A.; Aune, T.; Barnacka, A.; Benbow, W.; Bird, R.; Buchovecky, M.; Buckley, J.H.; Bugaev, V.; Byrum, K.; Carde...

Spring Break Hours

By Alison Verbeck on February 29, 2016

The Physics Library will be closed on Monday-Tuesday, March 14-15. March 16-18, 2016 Wednesday -Friday 7:15am-3:45pm

Publications from WU Math Dept., February 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 29, 2016

Bickel K, Knese G. 2016. Canonical Agler decompositions and transfer function realizations. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 368:6293-6324 Abstract & fulltext for subscribers. Brier MR, McCarthy JE, Benzinger TL, Stern A, Su Y, Friedrichsen KA, Morris JC, Ances BM, Vlassenko AG. 2016. Local and distri...

Publications from WU Biology dept., February 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 29, 2016

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Butman JA, Suga N. 2016. Synaptic mechanisms shaping delay-tuned combination-sensitivity in the auditory thalamus of mustached bats. Hear Res 331:69-82. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers. Carlson BA. 2016. Differen...

News and notes for math, February 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2016

There will be another series of Research Studios in the library March 21-April 4. I found the “R for Mere Mortals” (offered again on March 22) a very good introduction. This is the page from that class: Using R to analyze your data. You may want to join the discussion at The Case Agai...

News and notes for biofolk from February, 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2016

Company of Biologists journals and Dryad: Manuscript submission for all COB journals is now integrated with data submission to Dryad, meaning COB authors can conveniently submit their data packages and manuscripts at the same time. More info. Highly recommended: I’m really enjoying the Conv...