The Divided City Initiative in St. Louis: Chi-Raq and Milwaukee 53206 Q&As

By Alison Carrick on January 31, 2017

The Mean Streets programming that was part of the Divided City Initiative also included films that examined the issues of segregation and how communities deal with mass incarceration and gun violence.  A high point of the program was the screening of Chi-Raq (dir. Spike Lee, 2015) with screenwrit...

Wiley Negotiations

By Alison Verbeck on January 31, 2017

We now have university-wide access to all of the Wiley electronic journals subscribed to by either Becker Library or University Libraries. More info: Announcing Cross-Campus Access to Wiley E-Journals. Becker Medical Library Catalog and ejournals lists have been updated. WU Libraries catalog and ...

News and notes for math, December 2016-January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Interested in open textbooks? You might enjoy one of these webinars with Jay Abramson, Senior Contributing Author to several of OpenStax math textbooks. Register for either session of OpenStax Precalculus, Algebra & Trigonometry, and College Algebra webinars with Senior Contributing Author, ...

News and notes for biology, December 2016 – January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Interested in open textbooks? You might enjoy one of these OpenStax Microbiology webinars with Senior Contributing Author Mark Scheegurt, Professor at Wichita State University. OpenStax Microbiology is produced through a collaborative publishing agreement between OpenStax and the American Society...

Open access / public access news from December 2016 – January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Presentations from OpenCon 2016 are now available on YouTube. OpenCon is a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system of research and education. OpenCon 2016 was held in Washing...

Research & Technology Workshops – Spring 2017

By Brian Vetruba on January 31, 2017

Please join us for this spring 2017’s Research & Technology Workshops. It is an exciting lineup of 12 sessions on topics such as: Data Visualization 101, Stop Copying and Pasting and Start WebScraping with Python, and Never pay $39.95 for an Article. Explore the lineup! And register her...

Publications from WU Biology dept., Dec. 2016 – Jan. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 30, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Allen, GE. 2016. Reflections on the History of Biology as a Field: 1966-2014. J Hist Biol 49(4):733-742. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10739-016-9458-3. Arefanian S, Schäll D, Chang S, Ghasemi R, Higashikubo R, Zheleznyak A, Guo Y, Yu J,...

Publications from WU Math Dept., Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 30, 2017

Chen X, Doran C, Kerr M, Lewis JD. 2016. Normal functions, Picard-Fuchs equations, and elliptic fibrations on K3 surfaces. Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik 721:43-79. dx.doi.org/10.1515/crelle-2014-0085 | MR3574877. Helton JW, Pascoe JE, Tully-Doyle R, Vinnikov V. 2016. Convex Enti...