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Changes Are Coming to Open Scholarship

By Abigail Bordeaux on October 26, 2020

Significant changes are coming to Open Scholarship, the University Libraries’ repository that provides free and open access to the scholarly output of the university community by gathering it in one place. We will relaunch Open Scholarship as a new, dynamic repository based on a robust, community...

DSTS Series: Free and Open Source Tools (CURL, ExamDiff, Leaflet)

By Jennifer on May 8, 2020

Check back every week. We will share staff picks of some of our favorite free and open source tools!   Rick Allard Systems Engineer CURL  is a free command-line tool for use with HTTP servers and other protocols. The lead developer won a prize for his work. It comes with macOS and Linux. You...

DSTS Series: Free and Open Source Tools (QGIS, Regex, Postman)

By Jennifer on April 24, 2020

Dorris Scott Social Science Data Curator and GIS Librarian QGIS is an open source, community built tool to view, analyze and create geospatial data and maps. QGIS is a robust tool that is capable of doing sophisticated spatial analyses. It’s easy to use and facilitates elegant map creation....

DSTS Series: Free and Open Source Tools (GIMP, Taguette, Recap)

By Jennifer on April 20, 2020

Check back every week, we will share staff picks of some of our favorite free and opens source tools!   April 17th, 2020   Emily Stenberg Scholarly Publishing and Digital Scholarship Manager GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) allows you to edit digital photos and images. This is a us...

Digital Object Identifiers Assigned Through Washington University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on January 29, 2020

The Washington University Libraries have contracted with DataCite to create free digital object identifiers (DOIs) for faculty, students, and researchers affiliated with Washington University who publish works on the Libraries’ platforms. DOIs are permanent identifiers that can be assigned to phy...

Fair Use and WashU: Part 2

By Micah Zeller on March 1, 2018

What’s that slow, steady rumble you’ve been feeling on campus this week? Why it’s Fair Use! February 26 – March 2 mark this year’s celebration, coordinated annually by ARL, of the legal doctrine “fair use.” We celebrate because of how central the provision is t...

Remembering William H. Gass

By Shannon Davis on December 8, 2017

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, photog...