Bulletin of Spanish Studies formerly Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

Two New Spanish Literature Journal Subscriptions

By Daria Carson-Dussan on August 28, 2019

Bulletin of Spanish Studies, which was founded in Liverpool in 1923 by the influential British Hispanist E. Allison Peers, the Bulletin of Spanish Studiesis a learned review dedicated to research into the languages, literature, histories, and civilizations of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. A...

Register Now for Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda Albert on August 27, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this fall’s Workshops @ Olin Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of 10 sessions on topics such as “Zen and the Art of Digital Video Editing,” “Be Textbook Savvy,” and “Planning Your Li...

Blackboard will be retired on December 31, 2019

By Melissa Vetter on August 22, 2019

— From the Blackboard website Blackboard is No Longer Available for Teaching All Courses Are Now in Canvas From May 20, 2019 to December 31, 2019 Blackboard will be available only for viewing and downloading course content. Beginning December 31, 2019 faculty, students, and staff will no lo...

Summer Interns Complete Research Projects at Washington University Libraries

By University Libraries on August 21, 2019

The goal of the Washington University Libraries’ Summer Internship Program is to attract students from traditionally underrepresented groups to careers in academic and research libraries and archives. This summer, University Libraries  interns Mashoud Kaba (left) and Alayzha Jordan (right) worked...

Lorin Cuoco, 1954-2019

By joelminor on August 15, 2019

It is with great sadness that we pause to note the death of Lorin Cuoco, a longtime advocate for literature and the arts, especially in the St. Louis area, who was also an accomplished editor, writer, poet, administrator, and interviewer. This recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch contain...

Washington University Libraries Launch Strategic Plan

By Julie Hale on August 15, 2019

We are happy to announce that the Washington University Libraries’ new Strategic Plan is now complete and available online. After incorporating valuable feedback from Washington University faculty, students, and staff, the University Libraries launched the plan on July 1, 2019. It includes a revi...

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Race, HIV/AIDS, and Health Care Access in 1980s St. Louis

By Eliza Murray, graduate student in history at UMSL on August 14, 2019

In conjunction with programs at The Griot Museum of Black History, Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is taking a closer look at the history of HIV/AIDS and sexual health in St. Louis.  This post by Mapping Project intern Eliza Murray focuses on the 1980s. In the mid-1980s, efforts to understand, treat, and...

Film & Media Archive Receives Grant to Preserve Rare Gordon Parks Documentary

By Washington University Libraries on August 13, 2019

Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has received a National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) Basic Preservation Grant to preserve and digitize the film Listen to a Stranger: An Interview with Gordon Parks (1973). The NFPF awarded a grant of $4,960 to support the project. ...

British Library Newspapers – Full Access, All Modules

By Kristine Helbling on August 13, 2019

WU Libraries now has access to all five modules of the British Library Newspapers online collection, spanning the mid-eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. The collections include national and regional newspapers, with some full and some incomplete runs. In addition to making image adjustments...

ORCID and NIH Grant Announcement

By Melissa Vetter on August 7, 2019

—From the Bernard Becker Medical Library Becker Blog The NIH recently announced that ORCID IDs will soon be required for many grants offered by the NIH, AHRQ and CDC. This requirement focuses on individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career developme...