New Books for Philosophy

By Deborah Katz on October 30, 2017

  B105.A35 A23 2017,Act-based conceptions of propositional content : contemporary and historical perspectives / edited by Friedrike Moltmann and Mark Textor..,.New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]. B105.A35 D55 2017,.Dimensions of practical necessity :  here I stand, I can do no ot...

New Acquisition: Howard Nemerov Letters

By Rose Miyatsu on October 30, 2017

Washington University in St Louis has recently acquired a new set of letters written by Howard Nemerov, along with two early photos. Nemerov was a widely acclaimed author who published poetry, short stories, novels, essays, and criticism. He is best known for his poetry, which won him numerous aw...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Title: Quantification of Neonatal Lung Parenchymal Density via Ultrashort Echo Time MRI With Comparison to CT Authors: Higano, Nara S.; Fleck, Robert J.; Spielberg, David R.; Walkup, Laura L.; Hahn, Andrew D.; Thomen, Robert P.; Merhar, Stephanie L.; Kingma, Paul S.; Tkach, Jean A.; Fain, Sean B....

Feynman Lectures on Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Richard P. Feynman was a theoretical physicist whose contributions to quantum physics earned him the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1964, Feynman published a three volume textbook entitled The Feynman Lectures on Physics, based on a series of lectures he delivered to his students at the Californ...


By Alison Verbeck on October 26, 2017

The Physics Library will be closed November 23-24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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New North Entrance to Olin Library Opens November 1

By Julie Hale on October 26, 2017

A major milestone of the Olin Library Transformation project will come to fruition on Wednesday, November 1, when the new north entrance to Olin Library opens. The north entrance is expected to open at approximately 9 a.m. on November 1. As soon as it opens, the existing south entrance will close...

Extra! Extra! More Digital Access to Student Life

By Emily Stenberg on October 25, 2017

One complete year of Student Life, the independent newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis, is now available through Open Scholarship at The 85 issues from 2006-07 are online with plans to eventually include the full run of the newspaper, which dates...

How Can You Be Like Stephen Hawking?

By Emily Stenberg on October 24, 2017

In honor of Open Access Week, Stephen Hawking’s thesis “Properties of expanding universes” was made freely and openly available on the Cambridge University website. Previously, the 1966 thesis was only available in print at the library or required people to pay for a scanned copy. Read more about...

Missouri Day with DPLA at the St. Louis Public Library

By Shannon Davis on October 24, 2017

October 18 is Missouri Day! This year, to mark the occasion, speakers and attendees from organizations in the St. Louis area gathered at the Creative Experience room at the Central Library in downtown St. Louis to present on their work and engagement with the Missouri Hub of the Digital Public Li...