Olin Transformation Update: High Levels of Construction Noise Anticipated

By Julie Hale on September 30, 2016

Noisy work related to the Olin Library Transformation is anticipated to begin as early as 5:30 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m., Monday, October 5 through Thursday, October 8. We encourage patrons who are in need of a quieter environment to visit one of WU’s departmental libraries. The library hour...


September New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on September 30, 2016

Advanced quantum mechanics : materials and photons / Rainer Dick. QC174.12 .D528 2016 Black-body radiative, thermodynamic, and chromatic functions : tables in finite spectral ranges / Anatoliy I. Fisenko, Vladimir F. Lemberg. QC484 .F57 2016 Cold plasma in food and agriculture : fundamentals and ...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on September 30, 2016

Title: Forging the link between nuclear reactions and nuclear structure Author(s): Dickhoff, W.H. Source: EPJ Web of Conferences Volume: 122 Pages: 09003 (15 pp.)Published: 2016 Meeting Information: 5th International Workshop on Compound-Nuclear Reactions and Related Topics, Tokyo, Japan, 19-23 O...

Fall Break

By Alison Verbeck on September 30, 2016

The Physics Library will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, October 17-18, for Fall Break.

Classics New Book Purchases

By Deborah Katz on September 30, 2016

      These are new purchases of current and retrospective titles. Please remember that works cataloged under J (Political Science) or K (Law) are now located in the Law library. .B293.A34 P75 2015.Antisthenes of Athens : texts, translations, and commentary / Susan Prince..Ann Arbor : University ...

News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, August-September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

We’ve had this in our catalog for awhile but I just discovered it: Hidden Treasure: the National Library of Medicine, 2012. 450 images, celebrating the 175th anniversary of the National Library of Medicine, with descriptions written by several history of science scholars. In case you missed...

News and notes for math, September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

Happy Birthday, Dear arXiv is a nice summary and links to several other preprint servers including one I had never heard about before, viXra. Although Google does a pretty fair job of searching such sites, I have high hopes for OSF Preprints to simplify finding preprints, since there are just too...

News and notes for biology, September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and HighWire Press announce one-click submission from bioRxiv to seven more leading biomedical journals from three publishers eLife partners with Hypothes.is to advance open scholarly annotation. I don’t find any examples of this yet but it will be interesting ...

Scholarly communications selected links from September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

The last week of October will be the ninth International Open Access Week with the theme “Open in Action;” the theme will “highlight the researchers, librarians, students, and others who have made a commitment to working in the open and how that decision has benefited them—from researchers ...

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New exhibit about Presidential Debates at Washington University in Olin Library

By Sonya Rooney on September 30, 2016

“Presidential Debates, Part of Washington University’s Legacy” is an exhibit by University Archives on display in Olin Library’s Grand Staircase Lobby through October 30, 2016. Washington University will host the second Presidential Debate on October 9, 2016, in a town hall meeting style. Hosting...