Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 25, 2019

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! Fredrik Backman’s novel My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry (Washington Square Press, 2016) tells the story of a remar...

Washington University Libraries Welcome Summer Interns

By Julie Hale on June 24, 2019

Washington University Libraries’ 2019 summer interns, Mashoud Kaba (left) and Alayzha Jordan (right), began their tenure on June 1. They’ll be involved with the Libraries’ internship program through July 31. Alayzha is a senior majoring in film and media studies. Mashoud is a se...

Marching with Pride

By Miranda Rectenwald on June 21, 2019

In honor of #Stonewall50, Pride month, and to help add facts to the conversation in St. Louis, check out this online timeline local Pride of milestones. 

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 17, 2019

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! How many of us dream of reinventing ourselves? Writer Lee Israel did just that when she turned to a life of crime as a literary fo...

MathSciNet Journal Profile Pages

By Alison Verbeck on June 12, 2019

MathSciNet has recently updated the Journal Profile Pages to present amazing information they have about the many journals Mathematical Reviews covers.  Whenever possible, they offer graphical formats for the data, as well as tables.  The Mathematical Reviews Database contains considerable inform...

The war to free science

By Alison Verbeck on June 12, 2019

An interesting article from vox.com on the University of California system cancelling their Elsevier subscriptions: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/6/3/18271538/open-access-elsevier-california-sci-hub-academic-paywalls

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 7, 2019

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!   Murder, theft, poisonings, investigations, riches gained, stolen, and lost: this sounds like the plot of a typical thriller no...