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By Washington University Libraries on July 14, 2020

In the current social and political climate, with the rise of misinformation campaigns about Covid-19, the Black Lives Matter movement, and other issues, the need for information literacy is increasingly evident. As we prepare for a semester of hybrid or fully online instruction, having support i...

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ACLU-MO History Spotlight: Prison Conditions

By Miranda Rectenwald on July 14, 2020

The ACLU does not represent people in criminal cases.  Rather, it documents and looks for patterns of civil rights violations occurring in jails and prisons.  Investigative reports are published to give the public, lawmakers, and prison officials accurate information about overlooked rights viola...

Maintenance Scheduled for July 18

By Washington University Libraries on July 13, 2020

  This is a courtesy reminder that maintenance will be conducted on this Saturday, July 18. Please expect that the application may be unreachable or non-responsive from early morning through most of the day.

Extended Access to Free e-Resources for East Asian Studies

By Mitsutaka Nakamura on July 13, 2020

We hope all of you are staying safe and healthy this summer. Earlier this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our vendors in China, Japan, and Korea decided to provide free access to their database for the purposes of ongoing research. As of mid-July, Chinese Studies resources will be acc...

University Libraries Partner with Sam Fox School on New MFA Program

By Julie Hale on July 10, 2020

Washington University’s new MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture program (MFA-IVC) is giving art students the opportunity to grow as scholars outside the studio. Launched in fall 2019, the two-year program is a collaboration between the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and the Washi...

ESRI User’s Conference is online and available to all WashU GIS Users

By billwinston on July 9, 2020

The ESRI User’s Conference is an annual event held in San Diego that attracts GIS users from across the world.  This year, the sessions will be delivered virtually and all WashU students, faculty, and staff are able to register for “All Access” and participate for free.  The content ranges from J...

Update on University Libraries’ Chat Service

By Washington University Libraries on July 7, 2020

Currently, Research & Liaison Services staff provide chat support from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (summer hours). We are happy to announce a new partnership with Springshare 24/7 Cooperative that will allow us to provide chat service outside of those hours, 24/7. Academic librarians from universiti...

Staff Pick: Reading Recommendation

By Washington University Libraries on July 6, 2020

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 reading! From the late 1960s until the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, more than 3,500 people lost their lives in Northern Ireland during ...