SciVal now available at WUSTL

By Ruth Lewis on September 25, 2017

SciVal is now available at Washington University. Becker Medical Library purchased access for the entire campus. Note: To access SciVal each user must create a SciVal account or use an existing account for another Elsevier product, such as Scopus or Science Direct. “SciVal enables you to vi...

New Database: Zhongguo fang zhi ku (Database of Chinese Local Records)

By tchang on July 20, 2017

New database: 中国方志库 (Zhongguo fang zhi ku, Database of Chinese Local Records). An e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 4,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949. (To access the dat...

New E-Resources at WU Libraries

By Julie Hale on July 12, 2017

WU Libraries recently acquired several new e-resources. We’re excited to share info about these new subscriptions. Read on for details. Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees : Global Perspectives, 1941-1996: This database contains news and analysis from reports gathered daily between the ea...

London Review of Books–AVAILABLE ONLINE

By Brian Vetruba on April 21, 2017

The Libraries now subscribe to the online version of the London Review of Books (LRB). “The LRB is Europe’s leading magazine of books and ideas. Published twice a month, it provides a space for some of the world’s best writers to explore a wide variety of subjects in exhilarating detail – f...


Knowledge Unlatched makes 343 humanities/social sciences books Open Access

By Ruth Lewis on February 23, 2017

Washington University Libraries was not able to participate financially in unlatching the 2016 packages, but readers will soon be able to fully enjoy access to these unlatched monographs. Records will be added to our catalog over the next 3 months or so. Press release with more information Also a...

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...