Math books and ebooks added, June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Algebra 1: Groups, Rings, Fields and Arithmetic Ramji Lal Infosys Science Foundation Series Springer ebook Algebra 2: Linear Algebra, Galois Theory, Representation theory, Group extensions and Schur Multiplier Ramji Lal Infosys Science Foundation Series Springer ebook Algebraic Geometry and Numbe...


Biology books and ebooks added, June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Across the Alps in Prehistory: Isotopic Mapping of the Brenner Passage by Bioarchaeology Gisela Grupe, Andrea Grigat, George C. McGlynn Springer ebook Advances in Bioenergy, v.1 Yebo Li; Xumeng Ge Safari Tech ebooks Advances in Botanical Research, v.83: Phytoremediation Science Direct Advances in...

Open Textbook in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on June 29, 2017

I thought you might find this article interesting: The Adoption of an Open Textbook in a Large Physics Course: An Analysis of Cost, Outcomes, Use, and Perceptions

4open, a new multi- and inter-disciplinary open access journal from EDP Sciences

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

  4open, a new open access journal is now ready for submissions. Its intended coverage includes sciences, math and applied math, and social sciences; the social science disciplines are listed under Life Sciences – Medicine category. EDP Sciences open access journals have a Liberty APC model...

Brian away, July 4-24, 2017

By Brian Vetruba on June 29, 2017

I will be out of the office from July 4-24, 2017. You’re more than welcome to email me during my absence but I will not be able to answer email until after my return. For immediate reference assistance during my absence, please contact the Olin Library Reference Desk at 314-935-5410 or http://lib...

APS to join SCOAP3

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2018, APS will be participating in the second phase of SCOAP3. The decision by the APS Board of Directors to participate in SCOAP3 is an important step forward for high-energy physics publishing and affirms the Society’s long-standing support for the principles of open access...

arXiv in the News

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

The arXiv is the most popular preprint repository in the world. Since its inception in 1991, the arXiv has allowed researchers to freely share publication-ready articles prior to formal peer review. arXiv has a blog at: Some recent articles that ap...

Physical Review Materials

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

The American Physical Society (APS) announced the first issue of their newest journal, Physical Review Materials, is now available. Physical Review Materials provides a common publication and reference source to the expanding community of physicists, materials scientists, chemists, engineers, and...

Olin Transformation Update

By Julie Hale on June 26, 2017

Summer has arrived, and the Olin Transformation Project continues to progress. Preparations are well underway for construction of the Thomas Gallery exhibition space on Level 1 of Olin Library. Here’s what you can expect over the next several weeks. The following services on Level 1 will be unava...

New Hebrew Books Purchased in FY17

By Deborah Katz on June 23, 2017

AM79.I8 S53 2014,”. Muzeʼon ṿe-ʼosef be-Erets Yiśraʼel be-shilhe ha-teḳufah ha-ʻOt’manit / ʻOded Shai.”,”. Yerushalayim : Mosad Byaliḳ ; [Beersheba] : ʼUniversiṭat Ben-Guryon be-Negev, 2014.” B759.M34 R37 2015,”. ha-Rambam ṿe-Libovits : ha-yelkhu shenehem yaḥda...