The Hebrew Journals Collection – Fifty titles

By Deborah Katz on January 23, 2017

WU Libraries recently purchased the JSTOR Hebrew Journals collection. Here is the title list. If you search the WU catalog, you will see if WU has both retrospective and current access to a specific title.

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Germany (2nd ed.)–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on December 12, 2016

Historical dictionary of contemporary Germany / Derek Lewis and Ulrike Zitzlsperger. 2nd edition. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. SUMMARY: This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Germany contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive b...

Front Page of Ceylon Observer (Colombo, Sri Lanka), 05-31-1906.

South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922

By aj robinson on December 7, 2016

  The Libraries have added World Newspaper Archive: South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922 to our database resources. This fully searchable collection of English, Gujarati, and Bengali language papers gives access to local coverage of regions of the subcontinent that now comprise of India, Pakist...

New Database: Harper’s Magazine Archive

By Kristine Helbling on November 22, 2016

Enjoy Harper’s Magazine Archive–from the very magazine in 1850 all the way to the current newsstand issue.  Harper’s Magazine has changed ownership and format over the years, but it is the oldest, continuously published, general-interest monthly publication in the United States....

JSTOR Arts & Sciences X Collection added

By Ruth Lewis on November 17, 2016

WU users now have fulltext access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences X Collection. It includes 126 titles in Sociology, Education, Public Policy & Administration, the History of Science-Technology-and-Medicine, Transportation Studies and Development Studies. More info including a full title list ...

Scientific American (1845-2016) now available

By Ruth Lewis on November 17, 2016

All backfiles of Scientific American are now available to WU users online. This popular science magazine was founded in 1845; it is the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S. Up to 2009, 144 Nobel Prize Scientists had contributed 234 articles to Scientific American; there may be more ...

New Database: LGBT Thought and Culture

By Kristine Helbling on November 15, 2016

With LGBT Thought and Culture, you may search books, periodicals, and archival materials that document LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century to present.  This collection includes materials from a variety of libraries and archives including the Kinsey Insti...

Go on an Adventure with ‘The Zeke Files’

By Jody Mitori on October 28, 2016

Olin Library visitors will see posters around the building touting “The Zeke Files.” Database/Serials Librarian Kate Sathi created this a funny, engaging four-part story that chronicles the academic adventures of a student named Zeke who is navigating a tough semester of study and res...