New Database: Zhongguo fang zhi ku (Database of Chinese Local Records)

By tchang on July 20, 2017

New database: 中国方志库 (Zhongguo fang zhi ku, Database of Chinese Local Records). An e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 4,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949. (To access the dat...

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...

Italian Literary Prize Winners added to the Collection

By Daria Carson-Dussan on July 19, 2017

L’ultimo arrivato/ Balzano, Marco. Winner of the Premio Campiello literary prize. Niente è come te /Rattaro, Sara. Winner of the Bancarella literary prize. Terre rare /Veronesi, Sandro. Winner of Bagutta literary prize La Ferocia/Lagioia, Nicola.Winner of the Premio Strega literary prize &a...

MADCO’s Freedom Project Captured in New Video

By Julie Hale on July 18, 2017

This year, Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) celebrated its 40th anniversary season with “Freedom,” a commissioned work by choreographers Jennifer Archibold, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter, and Nejla Yatkin. The company partnered with WU Libraries on the piece. Members of MADCO s...

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new image collection, Images of Ancient Music. The project was brought to Scholarly Publishing by Professor Tim Moore, the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies.  The collection, ...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 17, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! Reviewed by Kate Goldkamp, curatorial assistant, Archives and Special Collections As an art history major in college, I...

Power Outage to Take Place in Olin July 14

By Julie Hale on July 14, 2017

A power outage is scheduled for tonight (July 14) in Olin for work on the Olin Library Transformation project. Please note that the compact shelving on Level B of Olin will be turned off starting at 5:00 p.m. this evening. Public computers and printers will be shut down between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m....

New E-Resources at WU Libraries

By Julie Hale on July 12, 2017

WU Libraries recently acquired several new e-resources. We’re excited to share info about these new subscriptions. Read on for details. Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees : Global Perspectives, 1941-1996: This database contains news and analysis from reports gathered daily between the ea...

New French Literature Titles

By Daria Carson-Dussan on July 6, 2017

Hello, Below is a list of new French Literature Titles from our 2017 Amalivre Approval Plan. Some titles of interest include Mathieu Belezi’s grisly novel Le pas suspendu de la révolte.  Read the brief review in La Vie. Or, more deeply explore Francophone African Literature in La question du pica...