Change of Vendor for L’Année philologique

By Deborah Katz on October 5, 2017

Starting October 1, 2017 Brepols became the sole vendor of L’Année philologique. Our current WU access through Les Belles Lettres will end sometime before December 31, 2018. No worries, we have begun a subscription to L’Année via  Brepols. Here is a link to all the resources we access...

Classics New Books List: January- October 2017

By Deborah Katz on October 5, 2017

              Here is a long list of titles (400+) purchased from the Classics main book fund. It is quite robust and best published with greater frequency, I realize. B108 .A38 2016,”The adventure of the human intellect : self, society, and the divine in ...

Exhibit – Fieldnotes Study

By Jennifer Akins on October 4, 2017

Through October 2017, the exhibit Fieldnotes Study is on display in all three hall cases of the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. Students in Micah Stanek’s Modern & Contemporary Landscape Architecture (LAND 574) course read a designed landscape (Forest Park) by walking, looking...

Open Textbook Network

By Alison Verbeck on October 4, 2017

Washington University joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an alliance of hundreds of colleges, universities, and consortia partners working together to advance the use of open textbooks in higher education.  Textbook affordability is a major concern on college campuses throughout the United S...

Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

By Alison Verbeck on October 3, 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was awarded on October 3 with one half to Rainer Weiss LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration and the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational wave...

Celebrate Missouri Day with DPLA!

By Shannon Davis on October 2, 2017

Washington University Libraries has been a member of the DPLA Missouri Hub since it was formed in 2013. Scholarly Publishing contributes metadata for all publicly accessible digital collections and exhibits, which are then searchable through DPLA’s interface with millions of other digital o...