University Libraries and Olin Business School Offer Extended Access to Wall Street Journal

By Washington University Libraries on October 20, 2020

The Washington University Libraries have partnered with the Olin Business School to extend online access to the Wall Street Journal, making it a campus-wide resource. Those who are interested in accessing the publication should visit WSJ.com/WUSTL, log in with their WUSTL key, and create an accou...

Washington University Librarian Awarded Japanese Teaching Materials Grant

By Washington University Libraries on October 20, 2020

Mitsutaka Nakamura, Japanese and Korean studies librarian at Washington University, has been awarded a Japanese Teaching Materials Purchase Grant from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. The purpose of the grant is to assist educational institutions in the U.S. with the purchase of teaching materi...

Geography Awareness Week Student Spotlight: Ashley Jackson

By Dorris on October 19, 2020

Geography Awareness Week (November 15–21) will be here soon. In honor of the occasion, we’re spotlighting Ashley N. Jackson, a doctoral student in the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research interests include historical and contemporary patterns of po...

American Archives Month: What Is an Archive?

By Sonya Rooney on October 15, 2020

Have you ever asked yourself, “What is an Archive?” This is a great time to ask that question, because October is American Archives Month! We invite you to watch the short video “What Is an Archive?”, which gives a brief overview of archives, including: what kinds of things archives h...

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Voter Information and Resources

By Washington University Libraries on October 13, 2020

An important national elec­tion is taking place on November 3, and the Washington University Libraries have teamed up with the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement to help ensure that members of the WashU community have the resources they need to successfully cast their votes. Be...

Save Money on Textbooks with the Washington University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on October 12, 2020

Did you know that the Washington University Libraries provide free access to the print books, electronic books, and other course materials that students require for classes? That’s right—we have access to millions of course-required books that students can utilize at absolutely no cost. Some of t...

New Japanese Book Club Launches Virtually

By Mitsutaka Nakamura on October 9, 2020

Over the summer, the East Asian Library successfully launched the first Japanese Book Club. Interested PhD students and Mitsu Nakamura, the Japanese/Korean Studies Librarian, met on Zoom for discussion. The group will keep meeting online each month throughout the semester to read one selected tit...

Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

By Alison Verbeck on October 7, 2020

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 was awarded on October 6. The award was divided, one half awarded to Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity“, and the other half jointly to Reinhard Ge...

Save the Date for Geography Awareness Week 2020

By Dorris on October 7, 2020

Data Services is gearing up for another event-filled Geography Awareness Week taking place November 16–20. Created in 1987 through a joint resolution in the U.S. Congress, Geography Awareness Week is a time for educators, organizations, and communities to promote the importance of geography in pe...

Back-to-School Tools from the Washington University Libraries

By Daria Carson-Dussan on October 7, 2020

Every school year begins with a list of must-have supplies—laptops, notebooks, binders—but this year, we suggest you put apps on your list! The University Libraries recommend the following tools for heading back to school: Zotero is described as “your personal research assistant,” and it is! This...