Events

All Washington Univerisity Libraries events are free and open to all unless otherwise indicated. Registration may be required for some activities.

All Libraries events will be virtual in the fall 2020 semester. Pre-registration is required.

  • March 2, 2020 • 1 PM – 3 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

Receive a passport and visit all of the Danforth Campus libraries by April 15. Once you receive stamps from all 10 libraries you will be eligible to win exciting prizes.

  • March 4, 2020 • 11 AM – 12 PM
  • Brauer Hall, Rm. 12

Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) allows users to create online NIH and NSF approved biosketches.

  • April 13, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 14, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 15, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 16, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 17, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 18, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 19, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 20, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 21, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 22, 2020
  • Zoom

Beginning the week of 04/13/2020, Research Infrastructure Services will be hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide an opportunity for Researchers, their Staff, and Student Researchers to become familiar with the RIS group. Workshops will include introductions to services such as storage, compute, applications and consulting resources through workshops in high-performance GPU parallel processing […]

  • April 22, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin.

  • May 13, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Zoom

This training workshop for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is offered by Washington University Libraries Data Services in cooperation with the OVCR to fulfill the NSF continuing education requirement of at least one face-to-face education session each fiscal year.

  • May 20, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

  • June 18, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Curator of Rare Books Cassie Brand will discuss gender roles and sex as they related to book collecting in this time period, including how men sexualized books and the use of human skin binding.

  • June 24, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.

  • July 2, 2020 • 1 PM – 3 PM
  • Zoom

Join Washington University Libraries as we celebrate the 4th of July and two important anniversaries in the history of fighting for equality and freedom.

  • July 16, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

Join curator of Film and Media Andy Uhrich and Film Preservationist Tyler Bequette for a screening of Won by a Sweet, a 1929 industrial film that was preserved and digitized by Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive.

  • July 22, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch.

  • July 28, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

For this month’s WashU Data Users Group (DUG) meeting, Dr. Phil Skemer, director of the Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration, and Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Science will be giving a talk about the GeoXplorer app

  • July 30, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join Curator of Rare Books Cassie Brand as she explores fictional libraries created to by labyrinths, including libraries found in The Name of the Rose, The City of Dreaming Books, and Shadow of the Wind, and discovers what these fictional depictions tell us about our own libraries.

  • August 25, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Mara Blake, Data Services Manager, and Reina Murray Geospatial Data Curator and Applications Administrator at Johns Hopkins University Libraries will present on the COVID-19 dashboard at the August Data User’s Group Meeting.

  • August 26, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran.

  • August 27, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

In this digital “show and tell,” curator Skye Lacerte will share items from Washington University Libraries’ DB Dowd Modern Graphic History Library (DMGHL), the most comprehensive archival collection of periodical illustration held by an academic institution.

  • September 22, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

Join Modern Literature Collection curator Joel Minor as he provides an overview of Gass resources at Washington University Libraries and discusses the novel’s legacy with Gass scholar Ted Morrissey and writer Greg Gerke, who both have used these resources for discovery and inspiration.

  • September 23, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea.

  • September 29, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

At the September Data Users Group meeting, Craig Duane Best, US Census Representative, will discuss the process of preparing and sending forms; response rates; data gathering, processing, and validating; schedule for data produce release; and internal uses of the data.

  • September 29, 2020 • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Zoom

University Libraries Faculty Book Talk featuring Professor Rebecca Wanzo (Chair and Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) discussing her book The Content of Our Caricature: African American Comic Art and Political Belonging (New York University Press, 2020).

  • October 1, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Zoom

This hands-on workshop will introduce common data analysis tasks in the R and Python programming languages, and explore which language is better suited for a particular task.