Taking a Team Approach: WU Libraries and the Humanities Digital Workshop

By Julie Hale on January 9, 2018

Digital humanities—the application of computer-based tools and strategies to humanities research—is flourishing at WU thanks in part to the efforts of the Humanities Digital Workshop (HDW), a division of Arts & Sciences that supports digital scholarship on campus. The HDW assists with the pro...

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Vending Machines To Be Removed from Olin Library’s Ginkgo Room

By Sarah Laaker on January 5, 2018

In preparation for the reopening of Whispers Café on January 16th and the restoration of the Olin Library Ginkgo Room to its pre-Transformation footprint, the vending machines will be removed from the Ginkgo Room on Monday, January 8th, and inaccessible until January 16th. On the 16th, the snack,...

Read East Asian Library Journals & Newspapers in Olin Level A

By Ryuta Komaki on January 5, 2018

Select Chinese- and Japanese-language journals and newspapers from the East Asian Library’s reading room are now on display and available for browsing on Olin Library Level A. You can find them in the “West Alcove” area of the floor, (which is Olin’s first basement floor),...

Library of Congress Summer Internship Program

By cpmcleod on January 5, 2018

Library of Congress Summer Internship Program Applications are open for the Library of Congress’s 2018 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, a 10-week paid fellowship that offers undergraduate and graduate an opportunity to learn more about the work done at the largest library in the world. The p...

(Updated) East Asian Library Closed until Aug. 2018: What It Means to You

By Ryuta Komaki on January 2, 2018

During winter break 2017 and the 2018 Spring and Summer semesters, January Hall will undergo a whole-building renovation. The East Asian Library will close to the public beginning on Thursday, December 21. The reading room and the stacks will remain closed until the project’s completion in August...