The Hebrew Journals Collection – Fifty titles

By Deborah Katz on January 23, 2017

WU Libraries recently purchased the JSTOR Hebrew Journals collection. Here is the title list. If you search the WU catalog, you will see if WU has both retrospective and current access to a specific title.

The Divided City Initiative in St. Louis: Q&As from the Mean Streets Program

By Alison Carrick on January 20, 2017

Many films in the Mean Streets program featured St. Louis and the recent events in Ferguson that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement and a national discussion about race, segregation, and police brutality. Bob’s Tour: Understanding What We See, directed by Washington University graduate...

3MT/Three Minute Thesis – Sponsored by the Lieberman Graduate Center

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.  3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.   First priz...

Students Can Win Cash Prize in Libraries’ Essay Competition

By Julie Hale on January 19, 2017

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition!  That’s right—the annual contest, with its cash prizes of $500 and $1,000, has showcased the book collections and writing expertise of WU students for three decades. Carl Neureuther would surely be ...


Acquisitions for history of science, medicine & technology, Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 19, 2017

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 ordered 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...

New Philosophy Books Added to the WU Libraries Collection

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

Here are the new books received in Philosophy between July 2017 and January 2017.         AM350 .A53 2016,.Wie Aristoteles ins Museum kam : zur Gründung der Kunstsammlungen in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum im Jahr 1965 / Bernard Andreae..,.Mainz : Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur : Stu...

Oxford University Press and MIT Press – Access to Philosophy E-Books

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

The WU Libraries now has an ebook subscription to philosophy titles from Oxford University Press and MIT Press – 1081 titles from Oxford UP and 74 titles from MIT Press. You can find these books individually by title in the WU Catalog, or search them in total or as subgroups on the (UPSO) U...

Help Improve Wikipedia

By Shannon Davis on January 18, 2017

Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites in the world, and often the first stop for researchers. We all use Wikipedia to look up information, so why not help make it better? From January 15 to February 3, Wikipedia is asking users (and particularly librarians) to add one reference to Wikiped...