‘Mean Streets’ program features St. Louis-based documentaries and filmmakers

By Alison Carrick on October 20, 2017

“Mean Streets: Viewing the Divided City Through the Lens of Film and Television,”  will screen as part of the upcoming St. Louis International Film Festival and is presented by Washington University Libraries, Washington University’s Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate Sch...

New Books (Non-Hebrew) January – November 2017

By Deborah Katz on October 19, 2017

            B5800 .M46 2016,””,”Menachem Fisch : the rationality of religious dispute / edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes.Leiden : Boston : Brill, 2016.” BF173.F85 W36 2017,”Whitebook, Joel, .Freud : an intellectual bio...

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Botany & Zoology, October 2017 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on October 19, 2017

Botany & Zoology, October 2017 | Best Sellers, December 2016 to October 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious? also available on Oxford Scholarship Online Tye, Michae...

Recently Cataloged Hebrew Books: New & Old

By Deborah Katz on October 19, 2017

These are the titles that have come into the WU Catalog since July 2017.  It looks like Masha must have done some backlog cataloging for the older titles.I am expecting a shipment of new books from Weinberg’s in the coming months. AM101 .J47,.. Betsalʼel : ʻalon Bet ha-nekhot ha-leʼumi Betsalʼel ...

In ‘Message to Our Folks,’ Steinbeck Examines History of Art Ensemble of Chicago

By Jody Mitori on October 19, 2017

Paul Steinbeck first heard about the avant-garde jazz group the Art Ensemble of Chicago when he was playing in the Jazz X-tet at the University of Chicago. The director of the university band, Mwata Bowden, encouraged Steinbeck to listen to the group to help improve his skills on the double bass....

Announcing the New Triple Crown and Eric Gill Finding Aid

By Rose Miyatsu on October 17, 2017

New Triple Crown and Eric Gill Finding Aid Now Publicly Available We are excited to announce that the finding aids for the Triple Crown and Eric Gill rare book collections are now available! These collections were painstakingly compiled by Charles P. Gould, a book collector from Pasadena, Califor...

The Open Collection —TOC02.3: Serially Un[Boxed] 

By Jennifer Akins on October 17, 2017

  The Open Collection —TOC02.3: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings of...

A scene from "For Ahkeem"

Libraries’ ‘Mean Streets’ Program Returns to St. Louis Film Festival

By Jody Mitori on October 16, 2017

As part of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) Nov. 2-12, Washington University Libraries, Washington University’s Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, Cinema St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum present “Mean Streets:...

New Content: Claude Fredericks Collection of James Merrill

By Casey Bowen on October 16, 2017

The Modern Literature Collection is proud to present the Claude Fredericks Collection of James Merrill, our latest resource in James Merrill scholarship. James Merrill and Claude Fredericks had a very close relationship that lasted throughout their lifetimes. Over the course of this long friendsh...

Students Say Thanks to Olin Library Construction Crew

By slaaker on October 16, 2017

A conversation has been happening between students and members of the Olin Library construction crew, who are hard at work on the Olin Library Transformation project. It all started several weeks ago near the Level 3 Newman Tower construction. A small piece of paper was taped to the atrium glass,...