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

By Brian Vetruba on August 13, 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), July 2016. HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE BY PERIOD OR GENRE (cal...

+400 volumes Contemporary German Literature titles added in July 2016!

By Brian Vetruba on August 12, 2016

Major acquisition of modern German literature!  427 new books were added to the Libraries’ Contemporary German Literature Collection in July 2016. Titles include novels, poetry, literary essays, and some non-fiction. Most were published 2013 to 2016. Click here to download an Excel file of ...

New eBooks on Film and Theater, July 2016

By Brian Vetruba on August 11, 2016

A selected list of new eBooks on Film and Theater/Drama relevant for German Studies and Comparative Literature. Millions of eBooks are available to WU faculty, students, and staff! For tips on finding them, see our guide on finding eBooks.                       China reinterpreted : staging the [...

Still Documenting Ferguson: WU Libraries Offer Resources Related to 2014 Events

By Julie Hale on August 9, 2016

The WU Libraries’ efforts to preserve the voices, perspectives, and materials related to Ferguson are ongoing. On the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, we offer new resources and information. Our new LibGuide spotlights the work of the Regional Collecting Initiative on Ferguson and inc...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (July 2016)

By tchang on August 8, 2016

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in July, 2016) is now available. Check it out at

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Lauren Todd

By Jody Mitori on August 4, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Lauren Todd began work at Washington University in 2010 as a library assistant at the Chemistry Library. She was promoted to subject librarian for engineering in 2012. She graduated from Northwestern University in ...

Relocation of the Surhkamp Insel Collection books

By Brian Vetruba on August 3, 2016

 Where are the books in the Suhrkamp Insel Collection? We are in the process of moving all Suhrkamp Insel Collection items into the general collections. This relocation should be completed by the first couple of weeks in August in plenty of time before the start of classes.  Consult the WU Classi...

arXiv – Five Things You May Not Know

By Alison Verbeck on August 3, 2016

A nice editorial about arXiv appeared in the August 2 issue of Nature Physics. Keep Posting.    Nature Physics 12, 719 (2016) doi:10.1038/nphys3862 Published online  02 August 2016