New Books–History of German Literature (call#s PT1 to PT1000), May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 16, 2018

A selected list of new books on the history of German literature (call number range PT1 to PT1000). Click on the link for availability. For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see the other posts in New Books in German Studies.                     Aufsätze aus dem Stuttga...

Grant Provides Funds to Digitize Interviews from ‘Black Champions’

By ksinger on July 13, 2018

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) has awarded a grant of $27,228 to Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive to fund the project “Level Playing Field: Digitizing and Disseminating William Miles’ Black Champions Interviews.” The yearlong grant wil...

WWI Archives: Edna Gellhorn and Food Conservation

By Rose Miyatsu on July 11, 2018

During WWI, America sent nearly two million people overseas to fight in Europe, but the war also had a tremendous impact on the lives of those who stayed behind in the United States. The Washington University Archives’ Edna Gellhorn Papers highlight some of the ways everyday life was altere...

Hotch at 100: For Whom The Bell Tolls

By William Youngblood on July 10, 2018

A. E. Hotchner’s friendship with Ernest Hemingway, and his successful adaptation of Hemingway’s “The Battler” for live television led the way to adaptations of some of Hemingway’s most important and popular works. In this episode of Hotch at 100, our ongoing video in...

Libraries’ Declaration of Independence Broadside in the News

By ksinger on July 6, 2018

Washington University Libraries have been featured in the news recently for the exhibition of the Declaration of Independence at John M. Olin Library. The viewing hours for the exhibition are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. KMOX Ra...

Olin Library South Entrance Inaccessible July 9 – August 10

By Julie Hale on July 6, 2018

From July 9 to August 10, while the concrete in the Olin south plaza is replaced, the south entrance to Olin Library and the book return near the south entrance will both be inaccessible. Visitors should use the north entrance to Olin Library. The book return near the north entrance will also be ...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (May-June 2018)

By Ryuta Komaki on July 5, 2018

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in May-June, 2018) is now available. January Hall is closed for renovation until August; however, we have resumed retrieval for requests from local WUSTL patrons. Until we reopen the January Hall locat...

Power Outage in Limited Areas of Olin to Take Place July 6

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2018

There will be a planned power outage in limited areas of Olin Library on Friday, July 6, starting at 8:00 a.m. when the library opens. Lighting and electrical outlets in the Whispers Café seating area will be off from 8:00 a.m. until mid-morning. The lighting and electrical outlets are expected t...

INSPIRE Links to MathSciNet

By Alison Verbeck on July 3, 2018

INSPIRE, the information system for high energy physics run by CERN, DESY, Fermilab, SLAC, and IHEP, now has links to the MathSciNet entries for over 86,000 papers in their database.  The linking is only one way (INSPIRE ⇒ MathSciNet). More information.

John Furlong Named Associate University Librarian

By ksinger on July 2, 2018

Washington University Libraries has appointed John T. Furlong to be the associate university librarian for the Research and Academic Collaboration Services Division, effective Aug. 1. Under the direction of Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens, Furlong will lead library planning ...