“In This Part of the City, All the Fellows Are Gay:” Exploring the History of LGBTQ Nightlife at St. Louis’s Grand and Olive [3/3]

By Ian Darnell, PhD candidate University of Illinois at Chicago & graduate researcher for Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis on August 3, 2016

[continued from part 2] The 3500 block of Olive flourished as a LGBTQ nightlife destination in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. At around the same time that Dante’s Inferno closed, several new lesbian and gay establishments opened on the block.  During this period, the nearby Central West End also so...

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Search Committee Formed for University Librarian Position

By ksinger on August 3, 2016

The Record announced that Provost Holden Thorp has formed a search committee to identify candidates for the position of university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis. The position was formerly held by Jeffrey G. Trzeciak, who left the university in July. Read more about the members o...


July New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 3, 2016

Astronomy with radioactivities / Roland Diehl, Dieter H. Hartmann, Nikos Prantzos (eds.). QB464 .A76 2010 Basic x-ray scattering for soft matter / Wim H. de Jeu. QC482.S3 J48 2016 Cosmic rays and particle physics / Thomas K. Gaisser, Ralph Engel, Elisa Resconi. QC485 .G27 2016 CPT invariance and ...


By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

We have been using the physics database INSPEC on the Web of Science platform for a number of years.  I tentatively have a trial set up for August 15 – September 15 to try INSPEC on the Engineering Village platform.  I will send more information when I have details, but I would appreciate t...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

Recently published papers in Physics – The following papers were recently indexed and published by members of the Physics Department: Title:VERITAS and multiwavelength observations of the BL Lacertae object 1ES 1741+196 Author(s):Abeysekara, A.U.; Archambault, S.; Archer, A.; Benbow, W.; Bird, R....


Course Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

Attention Fall Physics course instructors! Please send me a list of books you would like placed on reserve. You can use theOnline Reserve Request Form, send me an email, or put a note in my mailbox. If you are making a web page for your class, you can link your page to the class’ reserve […]

Undergrad Honors Theses

By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

I have a small collection of undergrad honors theses available in the Physics Library. If you have any students that have written one, please give me a copy. You can refer future students to the collection to help them in their writing.

New Physics Journals

By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

We now have access to the following journals published by IOP: Convergent Science Physical Oncology Flexible and Printed Electronics Quantum Science and Technology

Physics Library Book Sale

By Alison Verbeck on August 2, 2016

There will be a book sale in the Physics Library from August 23-25. There will be lots of Physics books, both elementary and advanced. All books $1.00!