News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, June-July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! It has been delightful learning about history of science scholarship and teaching at Washington...

Keeping up with scholarly communications issues

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

This is probably my last post on this blog before my retirement from WU Libraries. I collected my favorite sources for thoughts and news about “scholarly communications” so you can selectively add them to your own workflow. This is an area where it is important to keep reading because...

Scholarly communications selected links from July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

A new, simplified Scholarly Communications page is now available at Washington University. We hope you find it helpful. Evaluation by altmetrics Reliability and accuracy of altmetric providers: a comparison among Altmetric.com, PlumX and Crossref Event Data, by José Luis Ortega. Scientometrics [E...

Publications from WU Math & Statistics Dept., July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/math/pubs from 2012 – July 2018. Future updates will depend on the next math subject librarian. In the past, publications have not been added until published with vol.,issue and page numbers. [This practice may actually be changing. Consensu...

Oxford Journals Archive

By Matthew on July 30, 2018

Oxford Journals Archive contains full text articles from numerous journals published by the Oxford University Press. The library has purchased access to approximately 100 journals in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences from their inceptions up through their 1995 issues. Search the Librar...

Literature Criticism Online — NEW DATABASE

By Matthew on July 30, 2018

Literature Criticism Online is a compilation of numerous literary criticism journals that discuss the various types and trends in literary criticism. Includes access to the journals: Children’s Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, ...

London Geological Society Special Publications

By Array on July 30, 2018

London Geological Society Special Publications contains integrated collections of online Earth Science literature available. Bringing together key journals, special publications and society book series on a single site, the Lyell collection is a unique resource for researcher and student alike. T...

Contemporary German Literature Collection Bibliography, 2017–NOW AVAILABLE

By Brian Vetruba on July 30, 2018

The 31st Annual Bibliography 2017 (Contemporary German Literature Collection) has been published and is now  available for download. It includes listings for the 828 volumes published in 2017 which were added to our Contemporary German Literature Collection. Besides title author, and publisher, e...

Open Science by Design released by National Academies

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018

A prepublication version of Open Science by Design is free-to-read at the National Academies site: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Accelerating Prog...

New Print in Language and Literature, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 27, 2018

 Click here to download an Excel file of new print titles in Language and Literature (call number range PA to PT) and other titles relevant to Comparative Literature added to the WU Libraries in May-June, 2018.  The list includes American Literature , Arabic Literature, Classics, English Literatu...