AIP receives $650,000 Grant to Digitize Rare Books

By Alison Verbeck on December 7, 2018

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has received a three-year grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to make a unique collection of rare books in the physical sciences universally accessible. The grant will enable AIP’s Niels Bohr Library & Archives to provide global, digital access to...

First Bookmaking Workshop Was A Hit!

By Rose Miyatsu on December 6, 2018

The Community Learns New Bookmaking Skills This past Saturday, eighteen enthusiastic participants from Washington University and the surrounding community gathered in the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections to try their hand at some basic bookmaking. The workshop was part of a new ser...

Nexus : essays in German Jewish studies. Volume 4–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018

Nexus : essays in German Jewish studies. Volume 4 / edited by William Collins Donahue (University of Notre Dame) and Martha B. Helfer (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). Rochester, NY : Camden House, an imprint of Boydell and Brewer Inc., 2018. “Nexus is the official publication ...

New Exhibit: “The Monster in the Library: Frankenstein Lives”

By Alison Carrick on December 4, 2018

“The Monster in the Library: Frankenstein Lives!” is a student curated exhibition now on display at Olin Library in Special Collections.   Students enrolled in the Fall 2018 class “Frankenstein: Origins and Afterlives” explored materials from the library collections and beyond as a way to in...

Hans-Fallada-Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018

 Hans-Fallada-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Gustav Frank und Stefan Scherer. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2018]. SUMMARY: This handbook sheds light upon the complete works of Hans Fallada, who was a representative of synthetic modernity in literature, and reveals their connections to medial and ...

Upcoming Changes to Help Desk Service Hours in Olin Library

By Deborah Ehrstein on December 3, 2018

Service hours at the Help Desk in John M. Olin Library will change with the spring 2019 semester. Staffing will begin at 8:30 a.m., Monday–Friday, effective January 14, 2019. The availability of self-checkout kiosks in Olin Library now provides users with self-service in the overnight and early m...