New Books in the Arts, Philology, Translation Studies, Lang. & Lit. of Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (call number ranges N to PL), March 2016

By Brian Vetruba on April 9, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                      E.T.A. Hoffmann, cosmopolitanism...

New Books in German Studies (call number range PT), March 2016

By Brian Vetruba on April 8, 2016

A selected list of new books on German Literature (PT call number range). For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see New Books in German Studies (History, Philosophy, Film, Language & other Literatures), March 2016. HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE BY PERIOD OR GENRE (ca...

RAWSTOCK: Afterschool Special Edition

By Alison Carrick on April 8, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016 7:00 PM Melt – 2712 Cherokee St. St. Louis, MO 63118 The Washington University Libraries presents RAWSTOCK, a FREE archival screening night celebrating the educational films of yesteryear. With bingo & prizes! For any questions, contact the Film & Media Archive at w...

Voices and Visions Of St. Louis: Past, Present, Future

By Miranda Rectenwald on April 8, 2016

The Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University and Harvard University Graduate School of Design hosted a three day conference March 30-April 1, 2016 focused on St. Louis : Past, Present, and Future. The program aimed “to explore and debate issues of injustice, inequality, and racial ...

Ithaka Faculty Survey

By Alison Verbeck on April 8, 2016

Some Wash U faculty completed the Ithaka Faculty Survey for the WU Library recently and the results have been released and can be found here: http://www.sr.ithaka.org/publications/ithaka-sr-us-faculty-survey-2015/ . In addition, Roger Schonfeld (the survey creator) has shared some insight here: h...

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History of Science, April 2016 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on April 7, 2016

History of Science, April 2016 | Best SellersJune 2015 to April 2016 as identified by YBP Library Services. Titles are linked to local copies when avaialble. The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Wulf, Andrea Alfred A. Knopf 2015. ISBN 9780385350662. $30 The Cybernetics Mome...

WU Libraries to Host “The Political Librarian”

By Julie Hale on April 6, 2016

The Washington University Libraries are happy to announce a publishing partnership with EveryLibrary to host The Political Librarian, a journal of local public policy and tax policy for libraries. Series editor Lindsay C. Sarin says, “The Washington University Libraries have an excellent platform...