Bachmann Handbuch (2013)–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on January 17, 2017

Bachmann-Handbuch  : Leben, Werk, Wirkung / Monika Albrecht, Dirk Göttsche (Hrsg.). Stuttgart : J.B. Metzler, 2013. SUMMARY: “Das Werk Ingeborg Bachmanns hat an Aktualität nichts eingebüßt. Noch immer ist die Auseinandersetzung mit der “Krankheit unserer Zeit” ein viel diskutie...

24/7 Access to Olin Begins January 17

By Julie Hale on January 17, 2017

24/7 access to Olin Library, the main library on WU’s Danforth Campus, begins again on the night of Tuesday, January 17, 2017. We’re pleased to provide around-the-clock library access for students, faculty, and staff throughout the semester, with the exception of spring break. DonR...

Al Parker at Washington University

By Maria Dorfman on January 16, 2017

Al Parker (1906-1985) was one of the most famous magazine illustrators of his age. He was also an alumnus of Washington University. It is hard now to imagine what the University was like in the 1920’s- almost a century ago. Parker writes: At that time there were no credits, degrees or a gra...

The Divided City Initiative and Kartemquin Films: Q&As from the Mean Streets Program

By Alison Carrick on January 13, 2017

Last fall Washington University Libraries partnered with Cinema St. Louis, the Missouri History Museum, and Washington University’s Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture, to present “Mean Streets: The Divided City through the Lens of Film and Television” during the St. Louis International Film...

Research & Technology Workshops – Spring 2017

By Alison Verbeck on January 13, 2017

Please join us for this spring 2017’s Research & Technology Workshops.  It is an exciting lineup of 12 sessions on topics such as: Scientist, Hypochondriac, Researcher? Explore PubMed and Stop Copying and Pasting and Start WebScraping with Python and Never pay $39.95 for an Article.  Ex...

arXiv Update

By Alison Verbeck on January 13, 2017

arXiv has posted an update with a brief summary of their 2016 activities and plans for 2017: https://confluence.cornell.edu/display/arxivpub/arXiv+Update+-+January+2017

Digital Einstein Papers

By Alison Verbeck on January 13, 2017

The Digital Einstein Papers is an open-access site for The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, the ongoing publication of Einstein’s massive written legacy comprising more than 30,000 unique documents. The volumes are presented in the original language version with in-depth English languag...

Nature Journals Now Online

By Alison Verbeck on January 13, 2017

We now have access to the following titles. Nature Astronomy http://www.nature.com/natastron/ Nature Biomedical Engineering http://www.nature.com/natbiomedeng/volumes/ Nature Ecology & Evolution http://www.nature.com/natecolevol/volumes/ Nature Energy http://www.nature.com/nenergy/ Nature Rev...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration to Take Place January 16

By Julie Hale on January 12, 2017

The WU Danforth Campus Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee cordially invites you to the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration on Monday, January 16. The event will be held from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in Graham Chapel on the Danforth Campus of Washington Un...