Philosophy

New Books for Philosophy

By Deborah Katz on October 30, 2017

  B105.A35 A23 2017,Act-based conceptions of propositional content : contemporary and historical perspectives / edited by Friedrike Moltmann and Mark Textor..,.New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]. B105.A35 D55 2017,.Dimensions of practical necessity :  here I stand, I can do no ot...

Feynman Lectures on Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Richard P. Feynman was a theoretical physicist whose contributions to quantum physics earned him the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1964, Feynman published a three volume textbook entitled The Feynman Lectures on Physics, based on a series of lectures he delivered to his students at the Californ...

Zotero Drop-In Clinic

By Alison Verbeck on September 15, 2017

Does citing sources give you a headache? Zotero may be the cure. Drop in Zotero training will be offered from 1:00-2:00pm in the Olin Library Lobby on the 3rd Thursday of the month: September 21 October 19 November 16

Unpaywall

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

3MT/Three Minute Thesis – Sponsored by the Lieberman Graduate Center

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.  3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.   First priz...

New Philosophy Books Added to the WU Libraries Collection

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

Here are the new books received in Philosophy between July 2017 and January 2017.         AM350 .A53 2016,.Wie Aristoteles ins Museum kam : zur Gründung der Kunstsammlungen in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum im Jahr 1965 / Bernard Andreae..,.Mainz : Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur : Stu...

Oxford University Press and MIT Press – Access to Philosophy E-Books

By Deborah Katz on January 19, 2017

The WU Libraries now has an ebook subscription to philosophy titles from Oxford University Press and MIT Press – 1081 titles from Oxford UP and 74 titles from MIT Press. You can find these books individually by title in the WU Catalog, or search them in total or as subgroups on the (UPSO) U...

The Semi-New Primo – Default Library Search Tool

By Deborah Katz on March 11, 2016

With the roll out of the new library website this semester, Primo became the default tool for accessing library materials. It searches across the WU Catalog, Mobius, journal databases, digital collections and a myriad of other content. Here is a guide that explains how Primo works as well as the ...

WU Libraries’ Free Research & Tech Workshops Return March 21

By Julie Hale on March 10, 2016

If you missed the February round of WU Libraries’ Research Studios, we have good news for you! A second round of workshops will begin on March 21. These sessions will  take place in the evenings (see schedule below) in the Arc Lab, located on Level A of Olin Library. The Research Studios ar...