Frankenstein in the Library

By Rose Miyatsu on September 27, 2018

As many of you already know, this year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This weekend, the medical school is hosting a special three-day forum, The Curren(t)cy of Frankenstein, exploring what the novel can contribute to current discussions of med...

September Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on September 27, 2018

2nd Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics by Piero Nicolini, Matthias Kaminski, Jonas Mureika, Marcus Bleicher Asymptotically Safe Gravity by Alessia Benedetta Platania Brownian Motion by Albert P. Philipse Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering by Juan Manuel Durán Concept...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on September 27, 2018

Characterisation and testing of CHEC-M-A camera prototype for the small-sized telescopes of the Cherenkov telescope array Authors: Zorn, J; White, R; Watson, JJ; Armstrong, TP; Balzer, A; Barcelo, M; Berge, D; Bose, R; Brown, AM; Bryan, M; Chadwick, PM; Clark, P; Costantini, H; Cotter, G; Dangeon...

Banned Books, Hispanic Heritage, and the Codex Cospi

By Rose Miyatsu on September 25, 2018

In celebration of both Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15) and Banned Books Week (Sept 23-29), today we are highlighting a very special document that actually dates back to pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica: the Codex Cospi. This early religious document managed to survive Spanish efforts to not just...

A/V Studio Pilot Program

By Alison Verbeck on September 25, 2018

Washington University Libraries is implementing the A/V Studio Pilot Program in Olin Library for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. The A/V Studio Pilot Program (AVSPP) is a self-service program to support Libraries and University activities pertaining to research, learning, and instruction...

Campus Construction: Then and Now Fall 2018

By Rose Miyatsu on September 19, 2018

Construction teams were hard at work on campus this summer, and those of you returning to Danforth this semester will have already noticed that several new structures have popped up on campus in the East End. To celebrate this progress, we thought it was about time for another installment of our ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Revista Chicano-Riqueña

By Rose Miyatsu on September 18, 2018

September 15 through October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, and we are celebrating by highlighting some of the materials in our collections that are related to Hispanic culture and history. To kick of the month, we will be looking at a very influential journal Revista Chicano-Riqueña, or Chicano-...

Exploration and Augmented Reality: Our Changing Earth

By Jennifer Killion on September 18, 2018

In addition to the Center’s travel resources and great spaces for quiet study, the Newman Exploration Center currently has on display the Augmented Reality Sandbox. Built by University Libraries Data Services team, the AR Sandbox integrates digital and environmental information in real time to di...

Interview with Poet and WUSTL Faculty Member Mary Jo Bang

By Rose Miyatsu on September 12, 2018

When Washington University Libraries’ Modern Literature Collection was initially created in 1964, all but two of the forty-six writers in the original collection were still living. Today, the collection has grown to more than 175 authors, presses, and journals, with much of the archive stil...