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Microbiology, April 2017 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on April 20, 2017

Microbiology, April 2017 | Best Sellers, July 2016 to April, 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life Yong, Ed Ecco: HarperCollins 2016. ISBN 9780062368591. $2...

Transcultural critic: Sabahattin Ali and beyond–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on April 20, 2017

Transcultural critic: Sabahattin Ali and beyond / herausgegeben von Şeyda Ozil, Michael Hofmann, Jens-Peter Laut, Yasemin Dayıoğlu-Yücel, Cornelia Zierau und Kristin Dickinson ; in Zusammenarbeit mit Didem Uca. [Göttingen] : Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2017. Türkisch-deutsche Studien ; 2016. SU...

Participants Help Preserve Information in DataRescueWU Event

By Ruth Lewis on April 19, 2017

Washington University Libraries and the School of Law Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic hosted a data rescue event for the university community on April 14. Recently, a number of data rescue events have been held nationwide, through the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) a...

Fast-forwarding through history: reflections from a researcher

By Kristi Hagen (WU Class of 2018) on April 14, 2017

by Kristi Hagen (WU Class of 2018) I joined the Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis Project in the fall of 2016, kicking off my work with a tour of the Central West End with Ian Darnell. I’m currently a junior majoring in anthropology, and minoring in history. I had taken Queer Histories with Professor Fried...

Remembering Derek Walcott

By caskew on April 14, 2017

Determining the boundaries of poetry, what it is and isn’t, what counts as ‘poetry’ and what doesn’t, is a thorny endeavor even – perhaps especially – for experienced poets. W.B. Yeats offered this standard: “Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with our...

Putting it back together

By Taylor Yocom on April 14, 2017

As a student worker for the MGHL, I have been cataloging magazine tear sheet illustrations from the Walt Reed Illustration Archive in Shared Shelf, a project funded by the CLIR Grant. The collection I’m currently working on features many illustrations by Frank Craig — made between 1874 and ...

Video of Sarah M. Pritchard’s Thomas Lecture Now Available

By Jody Mitori on April 13, 2017

On March 30, Sarah M. Pritchard, Dean of Libraries and Charles Deering McCormick University Librarian at Northwestern University, delivered her lecture, “Linking Libraries to Promote and Preserve a City’s History: Creating the Chicago Collections Consortium.” Pritchard’s talk was presented in Roo...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Jason Miller

By Julie Hale on April 12, 2017

Jason Miller, WU Libraries’ circulation billing assistant, was born and raised in Sikeston, Missouri. He attended college at Ole Miss, where he met his wife, Crystal. In 2001, they moved to St. Louis, and Jason began working at WU Libraries. March 2017 marked his 16-year anniversary at WU. ...