Mathematics Subject Classification

By Alison Verbeck on February 26, 2020

The editors of Mathematical Reviews and zbMATH have finished the latest revision of the Mathematics Subject Classification, MSC2020.  The official announcement is published jointly in the March 2020 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society and the March 2020 issue of the Newslett...

Film & Media Archive Completes Preservation of Rare Documentary Film

By Washington University Libraries on February 24, 2020

The Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has successfully completed the preservation and digitization of the film Listen to a Stranger: An Interview with Gordon Parks (1973). The project was completed with the support of a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation ...

A. E. Hotchner, 1917-2020

By joelminor on February 21, 2020

It is hard to know where to begin and how to end a blog post summarizing the long and storied life of novelist, playwright, memorialist, biographer and philanthropist A. E. Hotchner, who passed away at age 102 last Saturday at his home at Westport, Connecticut. For a man who accomplished so much,...

Love & Data Forever: Love Data Week Is a Wrap!

By j.moore on February 21, 2020

Love Data Week (LDW) is an international event to raise awareness about data science. What do I mean by data science? LDW presenter Dr. Xiao-li Meng described data science as a broad and encompassing area, one so big that it couldn’t be trapped in a single department of a given school in the acad...

Text: All my life, all my love, my dearest one. J.

Love is Love in the Library

By Miranda Rectenwald on February 14, 2020

The exhibit It’s Complicated: Documents of Love features items related to love drawn from the Department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries.

From love letters and poetry, to romantic comics, dance cards, and heartbreak, many stories and relationships are highlighted -- i...

Countdown to LOVE DATA WEEK! <3

By j.moore on February 5, 2020

Love Data Week (02/10-02/14) is almost here and we want to remind you of all the great things happening. A detailed calendar is here. WIN a sweet University Libraries Love Data t-shirt if you attend any two of our workshops, or score high in our VR bow and arrow game! (While supplies last.) Monda...

#ColorOurCollections Week at the University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on February 4, 2020

#ColorOurCollections is a week-long coloring fest on social media organized by libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world. Using materials from their collections, these institutions are sharing free coloring content with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections.   Feel free to ...

January Physics Print Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 3, 2020

Asymptotic diffraction theory and nuclear scattering / Roy J. Glauber, Per Osland. QC794.6.S3 G53 2019 Conceptual developments of 20th century field theories / Tian Yu Cao. QC794.6.G7 C36 2019 Introduction to galaxy formation and evolution : from primordial gas to present-day galaxies / Andrea Ci...