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Open Scholarship update – July 2016

By Emily Stenberg on July 21, 2016

New bepress Dashboard bepress recently unveiled the previously announced changes to its administrator Dashboard, which provides usage statistics and visualizations. Administrators can access more detailed reports of the collections you oversee. If you’re not an administrator and want to know the ...

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

By Brian Vetruba on July 20, 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                       Raplightenment : Aufklärung und...

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Sign up for a Summer Staff Book Discussion Session

By Jody Mitori on July 20, 2016

Washington University staff members are invited to participate in a discussion of “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. The book is this year’s selection for the 2016 First Year Reading Program (FYRP). With funding from ...

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History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Jun-Jul 2016

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2016

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books added by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so p...

What’s Happening at MGHL: Arrow Collar & Bishop Family Collections

By Andrea Degener on July 20, 2016

Two new MGHL collections are processed and ready for use. The Arrow Collar Collection and Bishop Family Collection can be browsed through online finding aids or by making an appointment to view the collections. The Arrow Collar Collection was donated by Washington University alum Michael Murphy. ...

Recently Added German Graphic Novels

By Brian Vetruba on July 19, 2016

A list graphic novels in German recently added to the Libraries’ collection. A full list is available here.                     Mensch wie Gras wie / Skript, Dietmar Dath ; Bild, Oliver Scheibler. Berlin : Verbrecher Verlag, 2014. Im Westen nichts Neues : nach dem Roman von Erich Maria Rema...

In Praise of…

By Ryuta Komaki on July 18, 2016

The following “praise” of the East Asian Library’s reading room appeared in an essay entitled “In Praise of Corn Dogs*,” a piece a recent Washington University graduate Caleb DeLorme (Class of 2016 – Comparative Literature) wrote as a creative project for a cla...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Chris Brady

By Julie Hale on July 18, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Chris Brady started at Olin Library in 2008 as circulation supervisor and became circulation librarian in 2013, after receiving his MLIS from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2012. He earned his bachelor̵...

New Books German Studies (PT call numbers), June 2016

By Brian Vetruba on July 17, 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), June 2016. HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE BY PERIOD OR GENRE (cal...