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

By j.moore 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 (QCoder / Minfycode / Covid19 Preprints)

By j.moore on May 1, 2020

Check back every week, we will share staff picks of some of our favorite free and opens source tools!   Jennifer Moore Head of Data Services QCoder is an open source tool that allows you to code text so that you can analyze it. QCoder is free and easy to use. It’s a great solution [&he...

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

By j.moore 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 j.moore 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...

DSTS Series: Free and Open Source Tools (Toggl, /Commons in a Box/, Schema.org)

By j.moore on April 10, 2020

Check back every week, we will share staff picks of some of our favorite free and opens source tools!   April 10, 2020   Mollie Webb GIS Programmer Toggl (time tracker) While not specific to our area, I have been using this time tracker app/website for several years. It has saved me hou...

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...

Lady Liberty Coin Design

Newman Numismatic Portal: Building the Currency Library

By nicole.fry on November 3, 2017

This past October, I attended the Digital Library Federation 2017 conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This was my first time at the event. While there, I was able to learn more about the digital humanities field and connect with others working on similar projects throughout the country. I als...