What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 2

By Joel Minor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 1

By Joel Minor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

Center for Open Science (COS) Workshop

By Alison Verbeck on November 14, 2019

Center for Open Science (COS) Workshop: Practical steps for increasing openness and reproducibility There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, led by Ian Sullivan from the Center for Open Science,...

SAGE Research Methods

By Alison Verbeck on November 14, 2019

We have purchased the SAGE Core Collection and are trialing additional modules.   SAGE Research Methods is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. Users can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods...

Wiley Digital Archives Trial

By Alison Verbeck on November 14, 2019

We will be trialing four databases from now until December 31: Royal College of Physicians:  Founded in 1518 by a Royal Charter from King Henry VIII, the Royal College of Physicians of London is a professional membership body for physicians, with 34,000 members and fellows across the globe. It is...

Happy GIS Day from Data Services!

By Jennifer on November 13, 2019

In the midst of Geography Awareness week, we celebrate GIS Day! Geographic Information Systems expand the possibility of exploring and visualizing spatial thinking, geography, place, and space. This is an internationally recognized day to celebrate mapping digital data. If you are interested in k...

HER Map: Mapping the Health and Educational Needs of Women Veterans

By Dorris on November 12, 2019

Yesterday marked both the beginning of Geography Awareness Week and Veteran’s Day. Geography plays a very important role in veterans’ lives. Location can have an influence on the accessibility of health and educational resources, and this is especially true for women veterans, who experience barr...

Faculty Project Uses GIS to Explore History of Racial Violence

By Dorris on November 11, 2019

Geoff Ward is associate chair of Washington University’s Department of African and African-American Studies, where he is associate professor. His project the Racial Violence Archive is an interactive digital research tool that uses geographic information systems (GIS) to explore the history and l...

More Than Just Mapping: One Student’s Experiences with GIS

By Dorris on November 7, 2019

A senior at Washington University, Austin Tolani has taken a number of courses focusing on geographic information systems (GIS) and is now pursuing a certificate in GIS at WashU. Tolani, who is majoring in economics and computer science, has applied his GIS skills at a variety of private, nonprof...

Astrophysics Data System Update

By Alison Verbeck on November 4, 2019

We have added Washington University to ADS as a “Library Link Server.”  This means that you can customize your settings by choosing Washington University from their list of institutions and after searching within ADS, it will automatically link you to the journals that Wash U subscrib...