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

By Washington University Libraries on November 16, 2020 in Film & Media Archive, Special Collections, What's New

The award-winning nonprofit 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 that focus on social justice issues and the experiences of marginalized groups. Based in […]

Update on Course Reserves for Spring 2021

By Washington University Libraries on November 10, 2020 in What's New

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 Electronic resources within the University Libraries’ digital collections will be linked to […]

Catch Online Screenings of “River City Drumbeat” and “Unapologetic” During St. Louis International Film Festival

By Washington University Libraries on November 2, 2020 in Film & Media Archive, What's New

The Washington University Libraries are proud to sponsor two screenings as part of the Henry Hampton Film Series in this year’s online version of the St. Louis International Film Festival, which takes place November 5–22. River City Drumbeat is a 2019 documentary by Anne Flatté and Marlon Johnson about the River City Drum Corp Cultural […]

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

By Washington University Libraries on October 20, 2020 in What's New

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 account using their WUSTL email as user ID. Users can opt in to […]

Washington University Librarian Awarded Japanese Teaching Materials Grant

By Washington University Libraries on October 20, 2020 in East Asian Studies, Staff News, What's New

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 materials for their Japanese-language courses by providing up to $1,000 of funding. […]

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Voter Information and Resources

By Washington University Libraries on October 13, 2020 in What's New

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. Below you will find helpful reminders, tools, and deadlines […]

Save Money on Textbooks with the Washington University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on October 12, 2020 in What's New

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 these books are located in the Danforth Campus libraries, while […]

Film & Media Archive Receives Grant to Preserve a Unique Piece of WashU and St. Louis History on Film

By Washington University Libraries on October 2, 2020 in Film & Media Archive, University Archives & Local History, What's New

Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive, in collaboration with University Archives, has received a National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) Basic Preservation Grant to preserve and digitize the short silent film The Maid of McMillan (1916). The NFPF awarded a grant of $7,630 to support the project. WashU students J. D. Wooster Lambert, Dan Bartlett, […]

University Libraries and Comparative Literature Program Introduce International Writers Series

By Washington University Libraries on September 29, 2020 in Comparative Literature, English & American Literature, What's New

The Washington University Libraries are excited to announce the launch of the International Writers Series. A new collaboration between the International Writers Track of the Program in Comparative Literature at Washington University and the University Libraries, the series celebrates the publication of new creative works by writers and translators in the university community. Each event […]