University Libraries Partner with Arts & Sciences on STEM Libraries Reprogramming Initiative

By Washington University Libraries on September 21, 2020 in What's New

The University Libraries are partnering with Arts & Sciences to reimagine library services in the Chemistry, Physics, and Earth & Planetary Sciences locations. Years of usage data and user feedback have shown the strong and steady decline of the use of traditional book-intensive services in the fields of chemistry, physics, and Earth and planetary sciences, […]

Fall 2020 Research & Technology Workshops

By Washington University Libraries on September 18, 2020 in What's New

This fall, the Washington University Libraries are hosting a series of eight workshops that offer in-depth support on tools such as Zotero, EndNote, and ArcGIS Storymaps. The workshops will also explore visual collections, information literacy, data management, and how to find textbooks at the University Libraries. All of these workshops take place from noon-1:00 p.m. […]

University Libraries Announce Phase 2 Service Plan

By Washington University Libraries on August 3, 2020 in What's New

Dear Washington University Libraries users and community members, The University Libraries look forward to welcoming members of our campus community in fall 2020. We have developed a plan and updated our services so that we can safely continue to fulfill our mission of advancing research and learning outcomes for Washington University. The health and well-being […]

Curbside Pickup Details

By University Libraries on May 27, 2020 in What's New

During Phase 1 of Washington University’s COVID-19 Response (spanning June 1 to July 31, 2020), University Libraries’ physical spaces will remain closed, but we will begin providing access to physical collection materials on a limited basis via a “curbside pickup”-style service. How curbside pickup will work: 1.     Patron requests materials in the Libraries catalog beginning […]

Washington University Libraries’ Phase 1 Response

By University Libraries on May 27, 2020 in What's New

During this time of many challenges for faculty, students, and staff, we want to let you know that the Washington University Libraries remain committed to providing the services and resources you need for research and instruction. During Phase 1 (spanning June 1 to July 31) of Washington University’s COVID-19 Response, the University Libraries’ physical spaces […]

Expanded Electronic Resources Due to COVID-19

By ksinger on April 3, 2020 in What's New

A number of publishers have expanded their electronic offerings to support research and learning while access to physical materials is limited. We have compiled a list as part of our COVID-19 Research Guide and will strive to keep that updated as additional resources are announced. A few highlights include: *new* HathiTrust Digital Library: Their new […]

Updated Libraries Operations Due to COVID-19

By ksinger on March 17, 2020 in What's New

As the COVID-19 situation and response on campus continue to evolve, the Washington University Libraries are striving to support our community as best we can while ensuring the health and safety of our staff, faculty, and students. Starting March 23, as faculty and students move to mainly remote and online work, so will the University […]

Announcement from Washington University Libraries Regarding COVID-19

By Denise Stephens on March 12, 2020 in East Asian Studies, What's New

Dear Washington University Libraries users and community members, The Washington University Libraries are working with our campus partners to take appropriate precautions and make changes to our regular operations to protect faculty, staff, and students in response to COVID-19. The safety and well-being of the University Libraries’ patrons and staff remain our highest priorities. Due […]

New Electronic Lab Notebook Resource Now Available

In Fall of 2019 the university subscribed to LabArchives, which is an electronic lab notebook (ELN). ELN’s allow researchers to record fieldwork traditionally done on paper via digital tools. All affiliated researchers have access to LabArchives with their WUSTL Key. There’s functionality for research projects (Pro edition) and also for teaching (classroom edition). Visit this […]

Letter to Faculty, October 16, 2019

By ksinger on October 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dear Danforth Campus Faculty: I am writing to share with you that the Libraries’ Short-term Collection Space Management Project has concluded. Project background, including a list of titles retained by the Libraries at faculty requests, has been posted on the Project website. As a reminder, the goal of this Project was to alleviate the Libraries’ […]