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Math books and ebooks added September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 28, 2016

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. You may email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Springer ebooks: Supplementary materials released with the print books (CD-ROMs, for example...

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Biology books and ebooks added September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 28, 2016

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. You may email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Springer ebooks: Supplementary materials released with the print books (CD-ROMs, for example...

Jewish Studies New Books – English then Hebrew

By Deborah Katz on September 27, 2016

These are titles purchased between July 1 – October 1 ( 2016) The Torah : a women’s commentary / Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, editor ; Andrea L. Weiss, associate editor.,,”New York : Women of Reform Judaism, Federation of Temple Sisterhood : URJ Press, [2008]” BS1225.53 .T675 200...

Political Illustrations of the Past

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on September 27, 2016

Illustrator’s pen once rivaled camera’s flash, reporter’s notebook By Diane Toroian Keaggy   Thousands of photographers, videographers and writers will descend on Washington University in St. Louis Oct. 9 to cover the presidential debate. But in mid-20th-century America, an...

High Levels of Construction Noise Anticipated at Olin Library

By Julie Hale on September 27, 2016

Grab your earplugs! Construction noise related to the Olin Library Transformation is expected to gear up beginning on Wednesday, September 28, at 7 a.m., and continue through Friday, September 30, at 4 p.m. During the daytime hours, from 7 a.m.– 5:30 p.m., Olin visitors should expect intermittent...

Pike Exhibit – Strategies: Working on Site, Spring 2016 Projects

By Jennifer Akins on September 26, 2016

Professor Jeff Pike’s Strategies: Working on Site, Spring 2016 Projects will be on view in our interior case through October 21, 2016. While studying abroad in Florence, Italy, students designed and created these printed, bound books which are an analysis of a place, event or an activity. P...

SCOAP3 Extension

By Alison Verbeck on September 26, 2016

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the ‘host organization’ of SCOAP3 announced that it has signed contracts with 10 leading scientific publishers and learned societies to extend this Open Access initiative for three more years. This was the last step for this unique global ...

Electronic Backfiles

By Alison Verbeck on September 26, 2016

We now have electronic access in perpetuity to Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research (1957-present), Physics Letters (1962-present), and Physics Reports (1971-present).  I plan to remove the backfiles from the Physics Library collection.  Please let me know if you need me to maint...

Videos of DocNow Meeting Available for Viewing

By Julie Hale on September 26, 2016

The Documenting the Now project (known as DocNow) seeks to build a community of practice around social media and web archiving. WU Libraries are excited to be collaborating with the University of Maryland and the University of California-Riverside on this initiative, which supports the ethical co...

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History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Aug-Sep 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 26, 2016

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books added by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so p...