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...

Newman Numismatic Portal: Making Cents at the Denver Mint

By Len Augsburger on July 5, 2017

The position of the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis gives us access to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), a group of over one thousand libraries with the mission to make access to federal documents more accessible to the general public. This includes Min...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2017

There’s no better way to relax during the summer than getting lost in the pages of a great book. If you’re in need of reading recommendations, you’ve come to the right place! During the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing staff selections in fiction and nonfiction. Happy summ...