Interim Mathematics Librarian

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

Effective March 1, I will be taking over as the Interim Mathematics Librarian in addition to my role as Physics Librarian. I will continue to be located in the Physics Library, Compton 340. I can be reached at or by phone at 314-935-6215.

Physics Library Closed for Spring Break

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

The Physics Library will be closed for Spring Break, March 11-15, 2019.  In addition, the library office will be closed intermittently on Monday-Wednesday, March 18-20, 2019.  Let me know if you need something before my vacation.

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

January New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2019

Annual review of nuclear and particle science. QC173 .A52 v.68 (2018) Einstein’s monsters : the life and times of black holes / Chris Impey. QB843.B55 I47 2019 Ether and modernity : the recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century / edited by Jaume Navarro. QC177 .E74...

January Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2019

Adventure Diffusion   by  Gero Vogl Black Hole Information and Thermodynamics   by  Dieter Lüst, Ward Vleeshouwers Determinism and Free Will   by  Fabio Scardigli, Gerard ‘t Hooft, Emanuele Severino, Piero Coda Incident on Simpac III   by  Doug Brugge Lock-in Thermography, 3rd ed.   by  Otw...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on January 28, 2019

Fractional Angular Momentum at Topological Insulator Interfaces Authors: Nogueira, F.S.; Nussinov, Z.; van den Brink, J. Physical Review Letters Volume: 121 Issue: 22 Pages: 227001 (6 pp.) Published: 30 Nov. 2018  Flip-chip gate-tunable acoustoelectric effect in graphene Authors: Lane, J.R.; Zhan...

Attend a Research Workshop to Enhance Your Skills!

By Amanda on January 25, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this spring’s 2019 Workshops @ the Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of seven sessions on topics such as Web Scraping with Python, R for Mere Mortals, and Exploring Visual Collections. Mor...

Libraries’ Essay Competition Offers Cash Prizes to Students

By Julie Hale on January 16, 2019

Reading as a pleasurable act is what Carl Neureuther, a 1940 graduate of the Washington University School of Business, hoped to promote among students when he set up an endowed book fund for the WU Libraries in 1987. Today the fund provides the resources for the annual Neureuther Student Book Col...

Faculty – Get your 5TB of Research Storage Space

By j.moore on January 14, 2019

As a WashU faculty member, you are entitled up to 5TB of research storage space at no cost to you. Please join the Research Storage Project team for an overview of the service as well as a hands-on demonstration of a new user account setup, the data storage request process, configuration of the s...