Happy Birthday, Mona Van Duyn!

By k.lamb on May 9, 2016

Mona Van Duyn   May 9th marks the 1921 birthday of Mona Van Duyn, world renowned poet, academic, editor and founder of Perspective: A Quarterly of Literature and the Arts, and beloved patron of the arts. Van Duyn has won every major American award for poetry , including the National Book Awa...

Noguchi Ceiling revealed

By Miranda Rectenwald on May 6, 2016

One of St. Louis’ most iconic modern art installations, designed by Isamu Noguchi is once again visible and view-able by the public. Architect Harris Armstrong designed the building and commissioned Noguchi to create an installation work of art, the “Reflection Ceiling,” for the...

Olin Library Transformation Project Starts May 23

By Julie Hale on May 6, 2016

  Big news: the Olin Library Transformation project kicks off on May 23, 2016. Updates on the renovation will be posted regularly on our website. The landscape of the Libraries has been reimagined based on conversations with faculty, students, and donors. Here are some of the new features co...

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Open Scholarship Update: May 2016

By Emily Stenberg on May 6, 2016

Open Scholarship Reaches 2 Million Downloads! The repository hit the number on April 28. More at https://library.wustl.edu/open-scholarship-reaches-2-million-downloads/ The Political Librarian Volume 2 of The Political Librarian is now available at http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/pollib/. The pu...

Fall Semester 2016 Film Streaming Deadline: 8/1/2016

By Daria Carson-Dussan on May 5, 2016

Streaming films for Fall reserves need to be submitted on or before August 1st.  The easiest method is to submit online through Ares http://ares.wustl.edu/ares/. Instructors can also copy film details from a previous Ares semester into their upcoming courses. As a reminder, Reserves needs lead-ti...

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Open Scholarship Reaches 2 Million Downloads

By Emily Stenberg on May 5, 2016

Do you remember what you were researching on Thursday, April 28? That was the day Open Scholarship had its 2 millionth download! On that day, approximately 1300 items were downloaded more than 2100 times including theses and dissertations from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of...

Eyes on the Prize Clips and Outtakes

By Alison Carrick on May 4, 2016

In anticipation of the Eyes on the Prize Rebroadcast this weekend we’d like to share some clips and outtakes from Eyes on the Prize. The Henry Hampton Collection at Washington University Libraries Film & Media Collection holds a vast amount of material that was created and generated by ...

WU Libraries Launch Beta Technology Loan Program

By Julie Hale on May 4, 2016

The WU Libraries are now offering new, cutting-edge technology devices meant to enhance the intellectual pursuits of library patrons. The new devices, which are part of the Libraries’ Beta Technology Loan Program, include: Leap Motion Controller – Engage with software using hand motions FLIR One ...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (April 2016)

By tchang on May 4, 2016

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