Remembering William H. Gass

By Shannon Davis on December 8, 2017 in Digital Gateway, Manuscripts, What's New

William H. Gass, the David May Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at his home in University City, Mo. He was 93. Gass was an accomplished American novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, photographer and former philosophy professor. In 2013, Olin Library hosted an exhibit […]

Missouri Day with DPLA at the St. Louis Public Library

By Shannon Davis on October 24, 2017 in Digital Gateway

October 18 is Missouri Day! This year, to mark the occasion, speakers and attendees from organizations in the St. Louis area gathered at the Creative Experience room at the Central Library in downtown St. Louis to present on their work and engagement with the Missouri Hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Speakers and topics were […]

Celebrate Missouri Day with DPLA!

By Shannon Davis on October 2, 2017 in Digital Gateway, What's New

Washington University Libraries has been a member of the DPLA Missouri Hub since it was formed in 2013. Scholarly Publishing contributes metadata for all publicly accessible digital collections and exhibits, which are then searchable through DPLA’s interface with millions of other digital objects from archives, libraries, and museums. On October 18, to celebrate Missouri Day […]

Record Books now available on new platform

By Shannon Davis on August 31, 2017 in Digital Gateway

A collection of Record Books from the St. Louis Circuit Court from 1809 through 1862 are now available on the Libraries’ Samvera (previously known as Hydra) platform. While the books have been digitized and available publicly as part of the St. Louis Circuit Court Records project for many years, Scholarly Publishing has recently migrated this […]

New Content: James Merrill Digital Archive

By Shannon Davis on July 31, 2017 in Digital Gateway, Manuscripts, What's New

The James Merrill Digital Archive is an ongoing project and collaborative effort by Scholarly Publishing, the Manuscripts unit of Special Collections, and the Humanities Digital Workshop. Intended as a resource for scholars, students, writers, and teachers, the James Merrill Digital Archive currently provides digital access to a small cross-section from the James Merrill Papers housed […]

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017 in Classics, Digital Gateway, What's New

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new image collection, Images of Ancient Music. The project was brought to Scholarly Publishing by Professor Tim Moore, the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies.  The collection, hosted in ARTstor’s Shared Shelf Commons, contains images of museum artifacts, […]

Newman Numismatic Portal: Making Cents at the Denver Mint

By Len Augsburger on July 5, 2017 in Digital Gateway

The position of the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis gives us access to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), a group of over one thousand libraries with the mission to make access to federal documents more accessible to the general public. This includes Mint and Treasury documents as well. The latest […]

New exhibit: Music and Racial Segregation in Twentieth-Century St. Louis: Uncovering the Sources

By Shannon Davis on June 15, 2017 in Digital Gateway, What's New

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce a new digital exhibit, Music and Racial Segregation in Twentieth-Century St. Louis: Uncovering the Sources. Patrick Burke, Associate Professor of Music at Washington University,  is the project director for this initiative, which was made possible through The Divided City: An Urban Humanities Initiative, a project of the Center for […]

New Exhibit: NNP Black History Month 2017

By Shannon Davis on March 17, 2017 in Digital Gateway, Numismatics, What's New

To honor Black History Month 2017, Newman Numismatic Portal contributor John Kraljevich wrote one Facebook post every day in February reflecting on aspects of African-American history in relation to American monetary history.  These posts have been reworked into a digital exhibit, “John Kraljevich on Facebook: Black History Month 2017.” The exhibit features items spanning centuries, from […]

New Exhibit: Higher Ground

By Shannon Davis on March 9, 2017 in What's New

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce a new digital exhibit, Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, Its People and Place. This is a companion site to the physical exhibit now on display at the Sheldon Art Galleries. Conceived by Jennifer Colten, senior lecturer in photography in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, the exhibit […]