WU Libraries’ Free Research & Tech Workshops Return March 21

By Julie Hale on March 10, 2016

If you missed the February round of WU Libraries’ Research Studios, we have good news for you! A second round of workshops will begin on March 21. These sessions will  take place in the evenings (see schedule below) in the Arc Lab, located on Level A of Olin Library. The Research Studios ar...

New Philosophy Books FY2016

By Deborah Katz on March 10, 2016

Below are the books purchased thus far in FY16. I am always looking for comments purchases — do they meet your needs, as well as suggestions for purchases. In FY17 I will be doing a collection review and welcome  volunteers  to assist me with revisiting the Philosophy approval plan [books t...

Newman Numismatic Portal Announces Opening of Numismatic Research Site

By Len Augsburger on March 4, 2016

The Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) is now live and open to the general public at NewmanPortal.org. Funded by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES), NNP is administered through Washington University in St. Louis, and aims to provide the most comprehensive numismatic resources av...

Happy Birthday to MLC Author James Merrill!

By k.lamb on March 3, 2016

James Merrill’s Early Years   To commemorate the March 3, 1926 birthday of MLC author James Merrill, we present “Baby’s Own Book”: a regal silk-draped testament to the legacy he inherited. The son of wealthy Charles E. Merrill–founding partner of Merrill Lynch I...


Physics Library Book Budget

By Alison Verbeck on March 2, 2016

I still have money left in the FY2016 budget for purchasing books. The last day to purchase books on this fiscal year’s budget is May 2. If there are any books which you would like me to purchase for the Physics Library, please let me know as soon as possible.

East Asian Library monthly new book list (Feb. 2016)

By tchang on March 1, 2016

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in February, 2016) is now available. Check it out at http://libguides.wustl.edu/c.php?g=46908&p=301372.

Research at MGHL

By Andrea Degener on March 1, 2016

The materials at the Modern Graphic History Library serve a diverse research interest. Since the start of 2016, MGHL has already a number of distinct research requests. Materials have been pulled from numerous collections, some of which include the Al Parker, Chwast, Firecracker Press, Robert And...

MLC Book Anniversary: Bending the Bow

By k.lamb on March 1, 2016

Robert Duncan’s Bending the Bow Today–March 1st–marks the original release date of Robert Duncan‘s poetry collection, Bending the Bow. The original text was published in 1968 by New Directions, which described the text as “a multiphasic projection of movements in a f...