New Graphic Novels, Comics, September-October, 2017

By Brian Vetruba on November 30, 2017

A list of graphic novels and comics added to WU Libraries in September to October, 2017. Click on the call number link for availability.  For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Literature. If you’re having trouble find a book, ...

November New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on November 30, 2017

The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Friedrich Jegerlehner. QC793.5.M42 J44 2017 Beyond Curie : four women in physics and their remarkable discoveries, 1903 to 1963 / Scott Calvin. QC774.A2 C353 2017 Building the general relativity and gravitation community during the Cold War / Roberto La...

News and notes for math, Nov. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

The Library column, pp. 1 and 4 in CMS notes, Oct-Nov.2017 (Canadian Mathematical Society) is interesting but, in my opinion, exaggerates “the issue of being cut out of the collection if a library is temporarily unable to pay for a subscription.” Here’s a bit on this issue as it...

News and notes for biology, Nov. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

Confessions of a Science Librarian blog has begun its annual compilations of the Best Science Books for 2017. CRCnetBASE ebooks are now available on the Taylor and Francis NEW eBooks platform. Links in the catalog, blogs, etc. seem to forward nicely to the new platform. If you have access problem...

Scholarly communications selected links from Nov. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

You’re a Researcher Without a Library: What Do You Do?, by Jake Orlowitz. AND A Growing Open Access Toolbox, By Diana Kwon in The Scientist, November 28, 2017. Nice reminders about Open Access Button, Unpaywall, self-archiving, etc. Mentions recent Sci-Hub challenges also. See also: Court demands...

Publications from WU Math Dept., November 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

Cox C, Feres R. 2017. No-slip billiards in dimension two. Contemporary Mathematics 698:91-110. doi.org/10.1090/conm/698/14032. Lee JW, Lin N, Mittlböck M. 2017. Advances in Medical Statistics. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 113:1-2. doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2017.05.011. Kerr M, Lewis J,...

Publications from WU Biology dept., November, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Abernathy MH, Yu J, Ma F, Liberton M, Ungerer J, Hollinshead WD, Gopalakrishnan S, He L, Maranas CD, Pakrasi HB, Allen DK, Tang YJ. 2017. Deciphering cyanobacterial phenotypes for fast photoautotrophic growth via isotopically n...

The Saint Louis Car Company

By Rose Miyatsu on November 29, 2017

If you have been anywhere near The Loop in the last two years, you cannot help but have heard about the Delmar Loop Trolley that is planned to begin operations in early 2018.  The project broke ground in March of 2015 and plans to restore the historic Delmar streetcar line that has been out of [&...