Tunnel Books

By Rose Miyatsu on November 30, 2018

In anticipation of our exciting new workshop on tunnel books on December 8th, we are using this post to highlight some of the stunning tunnel books we have in our Rare Books department. About Tunnel Books Tunnel books are a form of artist book that tells a story through a three-dimensional struct...

November New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on November 30, 2018

A brief history of astronomy and astrophysics / Kenneth R. Lang. QB15 .L35 2018 Computational methods for electromagnetic inverse scattering / Xudong Chen. QC665.S3 C473 2018 Relativity in modern physics / Nathalie Deruelle, Jean-Philippe Uzan. QC173.55 .D47 2018

Reference Volumes on Native American Tribes

By Rose Miyatsu on November 30, 2018

As we come to the end of Native American Heritage Month, we want to highlight some of the extensive volumes of 19th and early 20th- century reference books we have in the Edison Department of Special Collections. Although these reference materials are all written from an Anglo-American perspectiv...

November Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2018

Alkyne‐Based Nanostructures on Silver Substrates   by  Raphael Hellwig Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis   by  Masa-aki Hashimoto, Riou Nakamura, E. P. Berni Ann Thushari, Kenzo Arai Biophysical Regulation of Vascular Differentiation and Assembly, 2nd ed.   by  Sharon Gerecht Cellular Automata   by  Andre...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2018

Toward a topological scenario for high-temperature superconductivity of copper oxides Authors: Khodel, VA; Clark, JW; Zverev, MV PHYSICS LETTERS A Volume: 382  Issue: 45     Pages: 3281-3286 Published: NOV 16 2018 Observation of an Unusual Upward-Going Cosmic-Ray-like Event in the Third Flight of...

Spring Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2018

Attention Spring 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 ma...

Physics Library Intersession Hours

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2018

Physics Library Intersession Hours December 20, 2018 – January 13, 2019: Monday – Friday, 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Closed Saturday-Sunday Closed Friday, December 21, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Self-Portrait with Others – A Celebration of Mary Jo Bang

By Analeah Rosen on November 28, 2018

Poet and Washington University Professor Mary Jo Bang has spent over thirty years writing, publishing, and teaching poetry. On November 30th, Special Collections will celebrate the inclusion of Bang’s papers in the Modern Literature Collection with “Mary Jo Bang: Self-Portrait with Others.&...

Contemporary Native American Writers

By Rose Miyatsu on November 27, 2018

  Welcome back from Thanksgiving break! Thanksgiving is a time when Americans like to tell stories about early settlers and their relationships with indigenous people. However, the way these stories are often told leads many people to see Native American people as ancient and long-dead, rath...

Impact HIV/AIDS Initiative Griot Museum

By Miranda Rectenwald on November 21, 2018

Washington University Libraries is one of several community partners joining The Griot Museum of Black History on the Impact HIV/AIDS Initiative — an arts and culture community awareness initiative  exploring the ongoing relationship between HIV/AIDS and the St. Louis region’s African-Ameri...