New Books–Poetry, Film, and Television, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 24, 2018

A selected list of new books covering Poetry, Film, and Television. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in May-June, 2018.                     Objects observed : the poetry of things in twentieth-century France and America / John C. Stout. Toronto : University of Tor...

New Books–Philology, Linguistics, Translation Studies, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 23, 2018

A selected list of new books covering Arts (General), Philology, Linguistics, and Translation Studies. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in May-June, 2018.                     Engagement in twenty-first-century French and francophone culture : countering crises / e...

New Books–Comparative Literature, Drama/Theater, Graphic Novels, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 23, 2018

A selected list of new books covering Literature (General), Comparative Literature and Drama/Theater. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in May-June, 2018.                      Narratology beyond the human : storytelling and animal life / David Herman.Oxford : Oxfor...

Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves Press

By Rose Miyatsu on July 23, 2018

In the early 1880s, Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson left a career in law to become a bookbinder. Cobden-Sanderson was a friend of William Morris, a prominent member of the British Arts and Crafts movement, and subscribed to his ideology about the importance of traditional craftsmanship. They believ...

Hotch 101: A Conversation with A. E. Hotchner

By William Youngblood on July 23, 2018

On June 28th, 2018, writer, philanthropist, and Washington University alumnus A. E. Hotchner celebrated his 101st birthday and the release of his latest novel, The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom. To mark the occasion, the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections hosted a phone conversat...

The History Makers — NEW DATABASE

By Array on July 23, 2018

The History Makers refashions a more inclusive record of American history by recording, preserving and sharing the life stories of thousands of African Americans, from President Barack Obama to the oldest living black cowboy. The database includes oral interviews of a broad array of historically ...

The Civil War Collection — NEW DATABASE

By Array on July 23, 2018

The Civil War Collection contains a broad spectrum of in-depth articles discuss trade with foreign countries, and how their governments viewed the United States in light of the Civil War. There is information on specific industries of the time, such as the oyster trade in New York. Slavery is an ...

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...