By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

An interesting article about SCOAP3 Converting the Literature of a Scientific Field to Open Access Through Global Collaboration: the Experience of SCOAP3 in Particle Physics Only a few know that CERN also hosts the world largest Open Access initiative: SCOAP3. The Sponsoring Consortium for Open A...


Biology books and ebooks added March 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 26, 2018

Abiotic Stress-Mediated Sensing and Signaling in Plants: An Omics Perspective Sajad Majeed Zargar, Mohammad Yousuf Zargar Springer ebooks Advances in Soil Microbiology: Recent Trends and Future Prospects: Volume 1: Soil-Microbe Interaction Tapan Kumar Adhya, Banwari Lal, Balaram Mohapatra, Dhiraj...


Acquisitions for history of science, medicine & technology, Feb.-Mar. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on March 26, 2018

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books ordered by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so...

Physics World Relaunch

By Alison Verbeck on March 26, 2018

IOP Publishing has relaunched its award-winning science news website Physics World, the start of a phased development programme for the specialist publisher’s science news services that will run through the first half of 2018. The key motivation throughout the relaunch project is to make it easie...

Historical Dictionary of Spain–NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on March 25, 2018

Historical Dictionary of Spain: Contains an introduction, chronology, appendixes, extensive bibliography, and more than 700 cross-referenced entries on Spain. For questions, contact Ask Us! or your subject librarian.

Oxford Bibliographies: Literary and Critical Theory-NEW DATABASE

By Joy on March 25, 2018

Oxford Bibliographies: Literary and Critical Theory: Annotations by scholars experts on the best resources in Literary Theory and Critical Theory; from a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, or an archive. Each topical entry includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the field...

Hotch at 100: “The Day I Fired Alan Ladd”

By William Youngblood on March 23, 2018

In this installment of our ongoing series of interviews with author, philanthropist and Washington University alumnus A. E. Hotchner, Hotch tells us about the time he had to direct Hollywood Icon Alan Ladd in an Air Force propaganda film, and then tells us why he had to fire him. When Hotch was a...

East Asian Library Update: Temporary Delivery Delays

By Julie Hale on March 23, 2018

Users who have requested materials from the East Asian Library since March 21, 2018, should expect delivery of those materials to be slower than normal. Due to an unanticipated construction-related environmental issue, the University Libraries have temporarily suspended retrieval of materials fro...

Campus Construction: Then and Now

By Rose Miyatsu on March 23, 2018

From the time the construction company Cope and Stewardson laid the cornerstone of the first buildings of the Danforth campus over a century ago to now, Washington University in St. Louis has undergone dozens of large construction projects to increase the size and scope of the University. The cur...