JSTOR Arts & Sciences X Collection added

By Ruth Lewis on November 17, 2016

WU users now have fulltext access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences X Collection. It includes 126 titles in Sociology, Education, Public Policy & Administration, the History of Science-Technology-and-Medicine, Transportation Studies and Development Studies. More info including a full title list ...

Scientific American (1845-2016) now available

By Ruth Lewis on November 17, 2016

All backfiles of Scientific American are now available to WU users online. This popular science magazine was founded in 1845; it is the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S. Up to 2009, 144 Nobel Prize Scientists had contributed 234 articles to Scientific American; there may be more ...

Libraries Add New Electronic Resources

By Kate Sathi on November 17, 2016

The Libraries’ Major Acquisitions Advisory Committee has announced that access to the following new eresources has begun. DigiZeitschriften: Provides full-text access to articles from 700 well-known German academic journals from 19 subject areas with 8 million pages, with more being added e...

Social Advocacy and Civic Engagement in Punk Zines

By l.sylvander on November 17, 2016

Zines in the 1980’s were a pre-internet social media space—the underground music scenes of cities across the United States screamed off the mis-matched, collaged pages of these zines (or informal magazines). The Karl S. Kalthenthaler Collection at the Dowd Modern Graphic History Library fea...

Festival Gives Honors to Films, Filmmakers in ‘Mean Streets’ Program

By Jody Mitori on November 15, 2016

The St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) honored three documentaries featured in the program “Mean Streets: Viewing the Divided City Through the Lens of Film and Television” at its awards presentation on November 13, 2016. “Bogdan’s Journey,” directed by Michal Ja...

New Database: LGBT Thought and Culture

By Kristine Helbling on November 15, 2016

With LGBT Thought and Culture, you may search books, periodicals, and archival materials that document LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century to present.  This collection includes materials from a variety of libraries and archives including the Kinsey Insti...

National Book Award Winners in the MLC

By k.lamb on November 15, 2016

National Book Award Winners and Finalists in the Modern Literature Collection   November 15th marks the announcement of the National Book Award, an honor which numerous Modern Literature authors have either won or been nominated for. Among MLC recipients and nominees are May Swenson (A Cage ...