‘We don’t mellow out. We spite out.’

By k.lamb on May 29, 2016

The Friendship of Stanley Elkin and Herb Yellin: Letters from the Lord John Press Collection The Modern Literature Collection recently acquired a treasure trove of papers from the Lord John Press archives, including personal correspondence and ephemera from Donald Barthleme, John Barth, Robert Co...

Photo by Bill Fryman

Olin Library Transformation Project Begins

By ksinger on May 26, 2016

This week work started on the Olin Library Transformation project. Crews cleared the furniture from Whispers Café, moved seating from Whispers to Level 1, and added temporary vending machines to the Ginkgo Room. Have questions about about the project? See our new FAQ page. Generally, the hours of...

Attention Fall Physics course instructors!

By Alison Verbeck on May 26, 2016

If there are books or other materials which I need to order for reserve, please notify me as soon as possible. Also if you have selected a new textbook or a new edition, please let me know. I do not receive the information which you send to the bookstore. Thank you!

SCOAP3 initiative extended for three more years

By Alison Verbeck on May 26, 2016

The SCOAP3 collaboration announced the extension of this Open Access initiative for three more years, from January 2017 through December 2019.  Following the success of the first years of operation of SCOAP3, representatives of the 3,000 SCOAP3 partners in 47 countries, ten scholarly publishers a...

Physical Review Fluids

By Alison Verbeck on May 26, 2016

The American Physical Society (APS) announced that the first articles from their newest journal, Physical Review Fluids, are now available. Physical Review Fluids is dedicated to publishing innovative research that will significantly advance the fundamental understanding of fluid dynamics and exp...

Library Inventory

By Alison Verbeck on May 26, 2016

The annual inventory of Physics Library material was done in May. The good news is that some of the lost and missing books from last year did show up.  However, there were still some rather large losses.  It is difficult to tell if the thief has stopped stealing from the collection. One hundred t...

New Overhead Scanner Available at Olin Library

By Deborah Ehrstein on May 26, 2016

Olin Library has a new KIC Bookeye 4 overhead scanner for use by faculty, students, staff, and visitors. The scanner is located adjacent to the Help Desk on Level 1. Pages can be scanned on a flat surface or using the V-cradle which puts less strain on the book spine. Documents can be saved to [&...


Math books and ebooks added May 2016

By Ruth Lewis on May 23, 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. Advances in Dynamic and Evolutionary Games: Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods Fran...