Labor Day

By Alison Verbeck on July 20, 2018

The Physics Library will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018 for Labor Day.

Fall Semester Hours

By Alison Verbeck on July 20, 2018

Fall Semester Hours Monday – Thursday, 7:15 am – 6:00 pm Friday, 7:15 am – 5:00 pm Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Fall Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on July 20, 2018

Attention Fall Physics course instructors! Please send me a list of books you would like placed on reserve. If you are keeping the same books for spring that you used for fall, let me know. You can use the Online Reserve Request Form, send me an email, or put a note in my mailbox. If you are maki...

Stefan-Zweig-Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on July 20, 2018

 Stefan-Zweig-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Arturo Larcati, Klemens Renoldner und Martina Wörgötter. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2018] SUMMARY: This handbook fully updates research on Stefan Zweig and, for the first time, presents his life, work, and impact in the context of cultural history. Z...

Still from "Won by a Sweet"

Libraries Awarded NFPF Grant to Preserve Rare Promotional Film

By Jody Mitori on July 19, 2018

The Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) to preserve Won by a Sweet, a rare silent 16mm promotional film from 1929. The film was produced by R.P. Young Productions for the National Confectioners’ Assoc...

African American Newspapers–NEW DATABASE

By Array on July 19, 2018

African American Newspapers contains a wealth of information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and c...

Hotch at 100 – Last Clear Chance

By William Youngblood on July 18, 2018

After making a name for himself in live television with his adaptations of “The Battler” and other Hemingway stories, writer, philanthropist and Washington University alumnus A. E. Hotchner enjoyed a long and prolific career bringing original projects to the stage and screen. In this ...

Video of Declaration of Independence Talk Available Online

By Jody Mitori on July 17, 2018

On July 3, 2018, at John M. Olin Library, David Konig, professor of law and professor emeritus of history at Washington University in St. Louis, spoke about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the importance of Washington University Libraries’ rare copy of the document.