WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Mark Sellan

By Julie Hale on September 14, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Mark Sellan joined WU Libraries as manager of systems administration and networking in 2013 and became head of Library Technology Services in July 2015. Mark has worked in academic and library circles for the bette...

International Writers Center Conference Clips

By k.lamb on September 13, 2016

Audio and Video from International Writers Center Conferences Now Available   In honor of the soon-to-come 2016 William H. Gass Symposium on September 23rd, the Modern Literature Collection is sharing numerous audio and video excerpts from past International Writers Center conferences, featu...

Washington University Libraries Becomes Hydra Partner

By arouner on September 6, 2016

Following a series of milestones in connection with the Hydra project, Washington University Libraries has become a Hydra partner. The announcement can be found on the Hydra website: https://projecthydra.org/2016/08/04/wustl-becomes-a-hydra-partner/. With a number of digital resources on unsuppor...

Join us for Research Studio Session “Exploring Historical Collections” 9/13

By Sonya Rooney on September 6, 2016

Washington University Libraries’ Special Collections contain exciting historical materials that are available to everyone. Join us on September 13 at Noon for this Research Studio session, where students will learn how to find and access these materials as well as get an overview of Special...

24/7 Access to Olin Begins September 6

By Julie Hale on September 2, 2016

24/7 access to Olin Library, the main library on WU’s Danforth Campus, begins on the night of Tuesday, September 6, 2016. We’re pleased to provide around-the-clock library access for students, faculty, and staff. Don’t forget: Tech items are available for check-out at the Help D...

Emmett Till and “Eyes on the Prize”

By Alison Carrick on September 1, 2016

August 28, 2016 marked the 61st anniversary of the Emmett Till’s death. The murder of Emmett Louis Till in 1955 was one of three lynching in 1955, but his mother’s decision to have an open casket funeral and the subsequent attention surrounding Till’s case galvanized the Civil Rights Movement. Ti...

A Selection of New Books in Romance Languages

By Daria Carson-Dussan on September 1, 2016

                     The migrant text : making and marketing a global French literature / Subha Xavier.Montreal ; Chicago : McGill-Queen’s University Press, [2016] Literator 2013 : Dozentur für Weltliteratur : Michael Lentz / herausgegeben von Ines Barner und Günter Blamberger.Paderborn : W...