Sci-Hub in the news

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2016

This month a whole lot has been written about Sci-Hub, a site where users can often find copies of articles which they cannot access elsewhere. Undoubtedly, distributing articles at Sci-Hub infringes copyright. Some say that people who upload articles to the site could be prosecuted when the sour...

Fair Use Week 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2016

You may want to check out the Fair Use Week 2016 guide libguides.wustl.edu/copyright/fairuseweek. If you have questions about using copyrighted materials in your writing and teaching, contact us or contact Micah Zeller, Copyright and Digital Access Librarian, at mdzeller@wustl.edu.

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Biology books and ebooks added February 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 25, 2016

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. You may email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Advanced Patch-Clamp Analysis for Neuroscientists Alon Korngreen Neuromethods 113 Springer e...

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Math books and ebooks added February, 2016

By Ruth Lewis on February 25, 2016

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. You may email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Basics of matrix algebra for statistics with R / Nick Fieller (University of Sheffield, UK)....

Accelerating Science and Publication in Biology, ASAPbio

By Ruth Lewis on February 25, 2016

If you missed the ASAPBio conference held at HHMI Feb. 16-17, 2016, there is still a lot of information on the website, including Readings and Comments, a 4-minute video What are Preprints?, a video archive of the live-stream, and much more. Paul Ginsparg, founder of the popular physics-math-comp...

Rails Girls

By Shannon Davis on February 25, 2016

Last weekend, February 19-20, I attended a Rails Girls event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Rails Girls gives attendees an opportunity to learn the basics of building a web application with Ruby on Rails in an informal environment. These training events encourage women to explore technology and compu...

Autobiografietheorie in der Postmoderne–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on February 23, 2016

 Autobiografietheorie in der Postmoderne: Subjektivität in Texten von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Thomas Bernhard, Josef Winkler, Thomas Glavinic und Paul Auster / Robert Walter-Jochum.  Bielefeld : Transcript, [2016]. CONTENTS: Theoretische Grundlagen — Die Theorie der Autobiografie —...