A History of Colombian Literature–new eBook and Print

By Brian Vetruba on August 20, 2016

A history of Colombian literature / Raymond Leslie Williams [editor]. New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2016. This book is also available in print. For questions, contact Brian (bvetruba@wustl.edu ; 5-4824 ; IM/chat ; Olin, rm. 124).

DVDs relocated to Level B

By Brian Vetruba on August 18, 2016

Most DVDs have been relocated from behind the Help Desk on Level 1 to Level B. So now you can browse the DVDs as you do books in the stacks! Yeah! Note: Expensive or hard-to-come by DVDs as well as those on reserve will still be behind the Help Desk on Level 1. Consult the WU […]

Progress continues on the NHPRC Eyes on the Prize Project

By Alison Carrick on August 18, 2016

Washington University Film & Media Archive staff are making great progress on the Eyes on the Prize Digitization and Reassembly Project made possible by a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Grant. Digital Archivist Jim Hone has reassembled 116 interviews from the ...

WU Libraries Partner in Missouri German Heritage Corridor Project

By Brian Vetruba on August 18, 2016

On July 1st, 2016 Governor Jay Nixon signed HB1851 into law, designating 16 counties along the Missouri River, which follow the settlement of thousands of Germans in the state of Missouri, the Missouri German Heritage Corridor. By 1860, Germans comprised more than half of Missouri’s foreign-born ...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Rina Vecchiola

By Julie Hale on August 17, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Rina Vecchiola joined the staff of the Libraries in 2005 as reference librarian/instruction and outreach coordinator. In 2006, she was promoted to her current position of art and architecture librarian. She holds a...

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

By Brian Vetruba on August 15, 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                     Music in Vienna : 1700, 1800, 190...