Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise – Henry Hampton Film Series

By Alison Carrick on March 30, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came to our first Henry Hampton Film Series screening at the Missouri History Museum. The event was co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries Film & Media Archive, Cinema St. Louis, and the Missouri History Museum and there were 500 people in attendance. The sc...

Writing Studio

By Alison Verbeck on March 30, 2016

Astronomy and Astrophysics (A&A) Journal and EDP Sciences have launched Writing Studio, a unique collaborative writing LaTex solution designed to simplify the process of writing an article collaboratively on a single version of a paper.  Multiple co-authors can jointly work on a single versio...

Publications from WU Math Dept., March 2016

By Ruth Lewis on March 30, 2016

Bickel K, Petermichl S, Wick BD. 2016. Bounds for the Hilbert transform with matrix A(2) weights. Journal of functional analysis 270(5):1719-1743. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfa.2015.12.006. Recent advances in Hodge theory : period domains, algebraic cycles, and arithmetic / edited by Matt Kerr, Gregor...

Publications from WU Biology dept., March 2016

By Ruth Lewis on March 30, 2016

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Baker, TR; Diaz, DMV; Chama Moscoso, V; Navarro, G; Monteagudo, A; Pinto, R; Cangani, K; Fyllas, NM; Gonzalez, GL; Laurance, WF; Lewis, SL; Lloyd, J; ter Steege, H; Terborgh, JW; Phillips, OL. 2016. Consistent, small effects of...

New sculpture honors those who sued for freedom

By Shannon Davis on March 30, 2016

The Civil Courts building in downtown St. Louis will soon have a new sculpture by Preston Jackson honoring the more than 300 slaves and lawyers who sued for freedom in the early 1800s. St. Louis was unique in providing this opportunity to enslaved persons. Slaves could go to court to fight for th...

What’s Happening at MGHL: The Walt Reed Collection

By Andrea Degener on March 29, 2016

Last week, MGHL staff were busy unpacking and sorting several shipments that will be processed as part of the Walt Reed Collection. The shipment contained a variety of items relating to illustration throughout the twentieth century from Illustration House in New York. We received a variety of pho...

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Math books and ebooks added March 2016

By Ruth Lewis on March 28, 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. Applied Matrix and Tensor Variate Data Analysis Toshio Sakata SpringerBriefs in Statistics S...

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Biology books and ebooks added March 2016

By Ruth Lewis on March 28, 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. Adenoviral Vectors for Gene Therapy, 2nd ed Edited by:David T. Curiel Science Direct Advance...

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Knowledge Unlatched books from Round 2

By Ruth Lewis on March 28, 2016

Washington University Libraries participated with nearly 300 other libraries in unlatching, that is making open access, 78 recently published books through round 2 of Knowledge Unlatched. For more information, see March 1 Press Release. These humanities and social sciences titles cover five subje...