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Math books and ebooks added Sept. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on September 28, 2017

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference; while there are good reasons to buy ink-on-paper b...

Scholarly communications selected links from Sept. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on September 28, 2017

Open Access Week is October 23-29, 2017 everywhere! The theme this year is “open in order to…,” which “serves as a prompt to move beyond talking about openness in itself and focus on what openness enables—in an individual discipline, at a particular institution, or in a sp...

Peer reviews and preprints news and notes, Sept. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on September 28, 2017

Peer Review has been in the news a lot this month because of Peer Review Week and the Eighth International Peer Review Congress. Here is a sampling to get you started if you are interested in this topic: Journals Peer Review: Past, Present, Future and Seven Things I Learned at the Eighth Internat...

Open Science Framework for Washington University

By Ruth Lewis on September 26, 2017

Announcing: WUSTL branded Open Science Framework (WUSTL OSF): Open Science Framework is one option available to assist researchers in research management and sharing. Currently, there are over 100 WU-affiliated researchers using the OSF. Each current user will be receiving an email inviting them ...

SciVal now available at WUSTL

By Ruth Lewis on September 25, 2017

SciVal is now available at Washington University. Becker Medical Library purchased access for the entire campus. Note: To access SciVal each user must create a SciVal account or use an existing account for another Elsevier product, such as Scopus or Science Direct. “SciVal enables you to vi...

Discipline wheel for Open Scholarship

Research center’s video lectures streaming in Open Scholarship

By Emily Stenberg on September 22, 2017

Open Scholarship is now home to a series of approximately 150 seminar videos from the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC), which is within the School of Engineering. The videos are streamable recordings of lectures given by clinicians and researchers from around the world and date...

Open House Featuring T.S. Eliot Materials Takes Place Friday, September 22

By Alison Carrick on September 20, 2017

Please join us for an Open House display of research materials about writer T.S. Eliot from the Libraries’ Special Collections.   Olin Library, Special Collections Classroom: Level One September 22, 2017 – 10:00 am-1:00 PM T.S. Eliot was born in St. Louis in 1888 and was the grandson o...

Stifter-Handbuch : Leben – Werk – Wirkung–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on September 19, 2017

 The Libraries now have access to the eBook: Stifter-Handbuch : Leben – Werk – Wirkung mit 25 Abbildungen / Christian Begemann, Davide Guiriato (Hg.). Stuttgart : J.B. Metzler, ©2017. SUMMARY: Wie kaum ein anderer Autor des Realismus ist Adalbert Stifter in den letzten 25 Jahren grund...