Hotch at 100: “The World of Nick Adams”

By William on August 16, 2018

In this installment of Hotch at 100, our ongoing video interview with writer, philanthropist, and Washington University in St. Louis alumnus, A. E. Hotchner, Hotch continues the story of “The World of Nick Adams”, a project that began with his very first work for television, an adapta...

The/rapist: An Artist Book by Maureen Cummins

By Rose Miyatsu on August 16, 2018

In 1949, a neurologist from Portugal named Egas Moniz won the Nobel Prize for developing the surgical procedure known as the leucotomy. This procedure was designed to treat mental illnesses like schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression, but often led to severe complications including personality de...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Karen Olson, Music Library Associate, Gaylord Music Library on August 9, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection.  Happy summer — and happy reading! Tim Falconer, author of Bad Singer (House of Anansi Press, 2016), loves music. He cherishes fantasies of singing his favorite song...

Hotch at 100: “Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man”

By William Youngblood on August 9, 2018

In this installment of “Hotch at 100,” our ongoing series of video interviews with writer, philanthropist, and Washington University in St. Louis alumnus A. E. Hotchner, Hotch tells us about the making of the film “Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man”, and how it e...

Washington University Libraries Make Princeton Review List

By Jody Mitori on August 7, 2018

The Princeton Review released its “Best 384 Colleges 2019 Edition” on August 6, 2018, and Washington University Libraries were ranked No. 10 on the Best College Library list. The list is based on surveys of 138,000 students at the 384 schools in the publication. Washington University ...

CS3DP Forum 2 To Take Place August 13-15

By Mollie Webb on August 7, 2018

The second forum for the Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP) project will convene next week at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. CS3DP is a community formed to begin the process of developing standards for preservation of digital 3D data. The effort includes practitioners, lib...

July New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 7, 2018

Attosecond and strong-field physics : principles and applications / C.D. Lin (Kansas State University), Anh-Thu Le (Kansas State University), Cheng Jin (Nanjing University of Science and Technology), Hui Wei (Kansas State University). QC689.5.L37 L56 2018 Bias in science and communication : a fie...

July Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on August 7, 2018

Advances in Synchronization of Coupled Fractional Order Systems   by  Rafael Martínez-Guerra, Claudia Alejandra Pérez-Pinacho Astrophysics of Exoplanetary Atmospheres   by  Valerio Bozza, Luigi Mancini, Alessandro Sozzetti Atomic Particles and Atom Systems, 2nd ed.   by  Boris M. Smirnov Building...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on August 7, 2018

Title: He-3 diffusion MRI in human lungs Authors: Woods, Jason C.; Conradi, Mark S. Source: JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 292 90-98; 10.1016/j.jmr.2018.04.007 JUL 2018 Title: Abstraction of meso-scale network architecture in granular ensembles using ‘big data analytics’ tools Authors...