A Very Esquire Christmas

By Andrea Degener on December 23, 2016

Esquire Magazine’s Christmas issue, published in December 1943, contains a wide variety of articles (everything from political to camp) interspersed with foldout pinups by Vargas in addition to numerous photography pieces and advertisements. One of the political pieces in this issue are the...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Tyler Bequette

By Jody Mitori on December 21, 2016

The Spotlight is an occasional feature that will profile a Libraries staff member. Tyler Bequette was a film and media studies major at Washington University when he started as a student worker in the Film & Media Archive in 2012. After graduation, he went on to earn his Certificate in Film P...

Olin Library Microform Collection to be Relocated on Level B

By Deb Ehrstein on December 20, 2016

On December 22, 2016, the Libraries will begin the process of relocating the Olin Library microform collection from free-standing drawers on Level B to compact shelving on the same floor. This move is in preparation for a future phase of the Olin Library Transformation Project and the creation of...

Schedule of Expected Construction Noise at Olin Library

By Jody Mitori on December 19, 2016

Noisy work related to the Olin Library Transformation is continuing. The expected schedule of noisy time for the next few days is: December 19: Demolition 6 a.m. – noon December 20: Demolition 6 a.m. – noon December 21: Demolition 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. We encourage patrons who are in need of a quieter ...

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History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on December 15, 2016

History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers, February 2016 to December 2016 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. The Gene: An Intimate History Mukherjee, Siddhartha Scribner 2016. ISBN 9781476733500. $32 Hidden Figures: The Ame...

New Books in American Literature (call number range PSs), October 2016

By Brian Vetruba on December 15, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                     Unconventional politics : ninetee...

New Books in English Literature (call number range PRs), October 2016

By Brian Vetruba on December 15, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                     Distraction : problems of attenti...

Ben Jonson Encyclopedia–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 15, 2016

The Ben Jonson encyclopedia / D. Heyward Brock and Maria Palacas. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. SUMMARY: “Friend and rival of Shakespeare, Ben Jonson was one of the most learned and interesting men of his age. Throughout his fascinating life, he served not only as a bri...