Biology books and ebooks added in December, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on December 27, 2017

Advances in Genetic Enhancement of Early and Extra-Early Maize for Sub-Saharan Africa Baffour Badu-Apraku, M.A.B. Fakorede Springer ebooks Ambient Air Pollution and Health Impact in China Guang-Hui Dong Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 1017 Springer ebooks Antibiotics and Antibiotics...


Math books and ebooks added in December, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on December 27, 2017

Advances in Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems: ICDEA, Osaka, Japan, July 2016 Saber Elaydi, Yoshihiro Hamaya, Hideaki Matsunaga, Christian Pötzsche Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 212 Springer ebooks Aesthetics of Interdisciplinarity: Art and Mathematics Kr...

WashU at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

By Cassie on December 21, 2017

On December 9th, Washington University Libraries partnered with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation for a collaborative event inspired by the current exhibits Living Proof: Drawing in 19th-Century Japan and Rough Cut: Independent Japanese Animation. Members of the community participated in workshops on ...

Archiving Digital Media: From Documenting Ferguson to Documenting the Now

By Rose Miyatsu on December 21, 2017

When Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, MO on August 9th, 2014, social media played a huge role in how this shooting and the protests that followed were reported and interpreted. Official media reports of the events as they unfolded were constantly being challenged an...


Microbiology, December 2017 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on December 21, 2017

Microbiology, December 2017 | Best Sellers, February 2017 to Dec. 21, 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO Drug Resistance Boslaugh, Sarah E. Greenwood 2017. ISBN 9781440839245. $40 Kin: How We Came To Know Our Microbe Relatives Ingraham, John L. Harvard University Press 2017. ...

East Asian Library Update: Just Moved!

By Ryuta Komaki on December 20, 2017

The staff of the East Asian Library – Tony Chang, Wanqiu Zhu and Ryuta Komaki – have moved to a temporary office in Olin Library. They can be reached using the same email addresses and phone numbers – East Asian Library/Wanqiu Zhu: 314-935-5525,; Tony Chang: ...

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Hands on History: Reflections from an archive intern

By Saoirse Hahn (WU Class of 2018) on December 19, 2017

Spending the fall 2017 semester working with the American Civil Liberty Union of Missouri’s archived records has offered me a truly unique opportunity to examine the history of an American institution. The American Civil Liberties Union was present for almost the entirety of the twentieth c...

“Mean Streets” draws big crowds at the St. Louis International Film Festival

By Alison Carrick on December 18, 2017

For the second year in a row, Washington University Libraries partnered with Cinema St. Louis and others to present “Mean Streets,” a five-day program of both narrative and documentary works that show how film and television reflect problems within U.S. society, including the overt an...

Staff Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

By Masha Sapp, Special Collections Catalog Librarian on December 18, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the holidays, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy holidays — and happy reading! Emma Donoghue blends fact and fiction in her compelling novel The Wonder (Little, Brown, 2016), a book based on the real phenom...