Digital Gateway

Celebrate Missouri Day with DPLA!

By Shannon Davis on October 2, 2017

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 o...

Discipline wheel for Open Scholarship

Research center’s video lectures streaming in Open Scholarship

By Emily Stenberg on September 22, 2017

Open Scholarship is now home to a series of approximately 150 seminar videos from the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC), which is within the School of Engineering. The videos are streamable recordings of lectures given by clinicians and researchers from around the world and date...

Record Books now available on new platform

By Shannon Davis on August 31, 2017

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 y...

New Content: James Merrill Digital Archive

By Shannon Davis on July 31, 2017

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 curre...

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017

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, ...

Newman Numismatic Portal: Making Cents at the Denver Mint

By Len Augsburger on July 5, 2017

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 Min...

New Exhibit: NNP Black History Month 2017

By Shannon Davis on March 17, 2017

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 Kra...

New exhibit: Higher Ground

By Shannon Davis on March 6, 2017

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 th...

Fair Use & WashU

By Micah Zeller on February 20, 2017

It’s here: Fair Use Week. To be “fair” (sorry), given its role on campus, every week could lay claim to the name. But there’s value in recognizing—even celebrating—the doctrine’s role in the academic enterprise, and specifically, to our work at WashU Libraries. So in obser...