Scholarly communications selected links from March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 28, 2018

Preprints’ content equivalent to peer-reviewed, published? This article is getting some interesting discussion: Comparing published scientific journal articles to their pre-print versions, by Martin Klein, Peter Broadwell, Sharon E. Farb, Todd Grappone, to be published in International Jour...

SciVal-NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on March 28, 2018

SciVal: Tool to visualize research performance of groups and individuals, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends. Individual SciVal account required. If you have an account for Scopus or ScienceDirect (or other Elsevier product), you can use yo...

Contemporary Female Book Artists

By Rose Miyatsu on March 27, 2018

Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, today we are highlighting four prominent female book artists: Claire Van Vliet, Carol June Barton, Julie Chen, and Robbin Silverberg. What is an Artist Book? An artist book is a work of art that plays with the book in some form. Usually these a...

Oxford Research Encyclopedia Latin American History–NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on March 27, 2018

Oxford Research Encyclopedia Latin American History: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History is a comprehensive digital research encyclopedia that describes Latin America’s peoples and experiences from pre-Columbian to contemporary times. It includes essays and articles from ac...

Robert Walser Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on March 27, 2018

Robert Walser Handbuch : Leben, Werk, Wirkung / Lucas Marco Gisi (Hrsg.). Stuttgart : Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2018. SUMMARY: Robert Walser gilt heute als einer der wichtigsten Prosa-Autoren des 20. Jahrhunderts. Obwohl er mit seinen Romanen »Geschwister Tanner«, »Der Gehülfe« und »Jakob von Gunten« ...

University Libraries Announce 2018 Neureuther Essay Contest Winners

By Julie Hale on March 27, 2018

We’re excited to announce the winners of our annual Carl Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. Before we reveal the names of our champion essayists, here’s a little history on the Libraries’ long-standing contest: An endowment from WU alum Carl Neureuther (class of 1940) provides ...

Independent Voices–NEW DATABASE

By Joy on March 26, 2018

Independent Voices: A digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocate...

Physics Physique физика

By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

The American Physical Society has made the small journal Physics Physique физика freely available online. The journal published fewer than 100 articles during the period 1964-1968 in four volumes. In their Editorial Foreword, founding editors P. W. Anderson and B. T. Matthias explain that the exp...

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Math books and ebooks added March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 26, 2018

Advances in Computer Algebra: In Honour of Sergei Abramov’s’ 70th Birthday, WWCA 2016, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Carsten Schneider, Eugene Zima Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 226 Springer ebooks Advances in Geometry and Lie Algebras from Supergravity Pietro Gius...