Philosophy

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...

New Philosophy Books FY2016

By Deborah Katz on March 10, 2016

Below are the books purchased thus far in FY16. I am always looking for comments purchases — do they meet your needs, as well as suggestions for purchases. In FY17 I will be doing a collection review and welcome  volunteers  to assist me with revisiting the Philosophy approval plan [books t...

Marx & Engels Collected Works–eBook Collection

By Brian Vetruba on February 10, 2016

The Libraries have purchased the Marx & Engels Collected Works, the largest collection of English translations of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels’ complete works. Covering the of period 1835-1895, the 50 volumes contain all the written works of Marx and Engels including formerly unpublis...

WU Libraries Introduce Campus Box Delivery Service

By Julie Hale on January 7, 2016

Olin Library Access Services is introducing a new campus box delivery service in 2016! Starting on January 5, faculty and staff can choose to have library materials delivered to their campus boxes. For delivery on the Danforth and North Campuses, select Fac&Staff Campus Box Delivery as the pi...

Purchase of all Gale Digitized Collections by Olin Libraries

By Deborah Katz on November 5, 2015

The library just completed purchase of all of the Gale digital collections commonly known as “Archives Unbound, British State papers (1509 – 1714) , newspapers,  book collections, and journals + . Below are document highlights from a select number of collections.    Early Arabic Print...

New Library Website — Beta Testing

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

The WU libraries will be unveiling our new website in January during intercession. Here is a sneak preview of it. One of the newest features is called Primo, which allows for searching across material type, so that a single search can bring up books, journals, archival items — and more. Giv...

ORCID = Open Researcher & Contributor ID

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

Do you have an ORCID  id (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)? Many professional societies are now encouraging it when publishing. It prevents author disambiguation so that your publications can always correspond to your identity.  Read more about it here. Or, simply check in with me about it. It...

Semi-New eJournal Subscription: Teaching Philosophy

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

Teaching Philosophy (Michael Cholbi, editor) is the premier journal devoted to the practical and theoretical discussion of teaching and learning philosophy. Since 1975 it has provided a peer-reviewed forum for the exchange of ideas about the challenges faced by philosophers in the classroom. Each...

Philosophy New Books (July – Oct 2015)

By Deborah Katz on November 2, 2015

Let  me know your thoughts on the types of new books we are receiving. Do they reflect your interests?        B105.A35 A29 2015 Actions, reasons and reason / edited by Marco Iorio and Ralf Stoecker. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]   B105.A55 C34 2015 Thinking through animals : identity,...