Film & Media Archive Receives Gift of Archival Materials from Kartemquin Films

By Washington University Libraries on November 16, 2020

The award-winning non-profit production company Kartemquin Films is donating the physical materials in its archives to Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive (FMA). Since its founding in 1966 by a collective of working filmmakers, Kartemquin has produced 70+ documentary films t...

Geography Awareness Week: A Look at Cartography and Rare Maps

By Tobias Feldman on November 16, 2020

November 15–21 is Geography Awareness Week. In honor of the occasion, PhD student Tobias Feldmann takes a look at some of the rare cartographic works housed in the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections at John M. Olin Library. Cartography and Maps A map helps us orient ourselves in the ...

Geography Awareness Week Spotlight: Geospatial Activities in Our Community

By Mollie Webb on November 11, 2020

St. Louis is rich in geospatial knowledge and location-based technologies. In recent years, the momentum and excitement behind geospatial in St. Louis has been growing. Several organizations and groups are active in engaging geospatial professionals, enthusiasts, and supporters in the St. Louis m...

Update on Course Reserves for Spring 2021

By Washington University Libraries on November 10, 2020

Staff at University Libraries are planning course reserves support for the spring 2021 semester. Physical reserves will be unavailable for spring courses in order to support the safety of staff and the Washington University community, but electronic reserves will be supported. Electronic reserves...