New Contemporary German Literature titles, June 2016

By Brian Vetruba on July 16, 2016

A list of new books added to the Contemporary German Literature Collection in June 2016. The list is organized by call number (PT2660-PT2728). For additional Germanistik/German Studies titles, see: New Books German Studies (other PT call numbers), June 2016; and New Books in German Studies (Histo...

William H. Gass Symposium: International Writing

By k.lamb on July 16, 2016

William H. Gass Symposium: International Writing, scheduled for September 23, 2016   On September 23rd, Washington University Libraries will co-host a symposium to honor William H. Gass’s work in the fields of translation and international writing. The event is scheduled to take place ...

Extended Construction Hours at Olin Library

By Julie Hale on July 13, 2016

Extended hours for the Olin Library Transformation Project start today. The construction crew will be working an extra shift, from 5:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. during the week, at least through July. The team will also work on Saturdays from about 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In Olin, we’re distributing f...

BrowZine — More Literature Journals and Syncing available

By Brian Vetruba on July 12, 2016

Additional Comparative Literature , Literary Theory and Criticism and other Literature titles are now available with BrowZine. What is BrowZine? It’s a free mobile app that allows you to save your favorite journals on personalized bookshelves, view the tables of contents, and read or save a...

BrowZine — more Germanic Lit journals and Syncing available

By Brian Vetruba on July 12, 2016

More Germanic Literature titles including German Studies Review, are now available with BrowZine. What is BrowZine?  It’s a free mobile app that allows you to save your favorite journals on personalized bookshelves, view the tables of contents, and read or save articles, as new issues are r...

Library Publishing Forum 2016

By Andrew Rouner on July 7, 2016

Emily Stenberg, Digital Publishing and Preservation Librarian, and I attended the Library Publishing Forum 2016, the annual conference for the Library Publishing Consortium, in May. This group formed in response to increasing numbers of academic libraries that have become involved with digital pu...

New Books in other Humanities and Social Science topics, May 2016

By Brian Vetruba on July 6, 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                         François Laruelle’s Pri...

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis

By Miranda Rectenwald on July 5, 2016

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is an interdisciplinary humanities project that centers on the LGBTQ experience with the divided city. Between spring 2016 – spring 2017 students, researchers, faculty, archivists, librarians, and interested people from the St. Louis-area are gathering historical inf...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Karen Olson

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Karen Olson began work as technical services assistant at the Gaylord Music Library in August 2015. She oversees digitization activities, serials management, and the processing of print materials. She also coordina...

New Books in American Literature (call number range PSs), May 2016

By Brian Vetruba on July 5, 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                      The daemon knows : literary grea...