William Gaddis: Where These Lines Lead – Part I

By k.lamb on September 29, 2016

An Interview with David Ting   In this three-part series, Princeton University student David Ting discusses his research on William Gaddis, his experience with the Modern Literature Collection, and his connection with Gaddis as a bricoleur of historic and cultural fragments.   ML: When ...

Political Illustrations of the Past

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on September 27, 2016

Illustrator’s pen once rivaled camera’s flash, reporter’s notebook By Diane Toroian Keaggy   Thousands of photographers, videographers and writers will descend on Washington University in St. Louis Oct. 9 to cover the presidential debate. But in mid-20th-century America, an...

Register Now for WU Libraries’ Free Workshops

By Julie Hale on August 29, 2016

WU Libraries will be offering a series of free research and technology workshops September 6-22. The sessions are geared toward upper-level researchers and graduate students. The workshops will be held at noon in the Arc Computer Lab on Level A  of Olin Library. Starting in mid-October, the sessi...

Olin Library Welcomes New and Returning Students

By Julie Hale on August 25, 2016

Olin Library is undergoing a renovation, but the building is open as usual, and library staff are getting ready for the new semester! A welcome table will be set up in the lobby of Olin beginning at 9:00 a.m. this Friday, August 26. Staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide assistance...

ILL Software Upgrade on August 24

By Jody Mitori on August 23, 2016

On Wednesday, August 24, Washington University Libraries will be performing an upgrade to the ILL software. We expect the service will be unavailable until about noon. Contact ILL staff (ill@wumail.wustl.edu, 935-5442) if immediate assistance is needed during this downtime. We apologize for any i...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (July 2016)

By tchang on August 8, 2016

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in July, 2016) is now available. Check it out at http://libguides.wustl.edu/c.php?g=46908&p=301372.


July New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 3, 2016

Astronomy with radioactivities / Roland Diehl, Dieter H. Hartmann, Nikos Prantzos (eds.). QB464 .A76 2010 Basic x-ray scattering for soft matter / Wim H. de Jeu. QC482.S3 J48 2016 Cosmic rays and particle physics / Thomas K. Gaisser, Ralph Engel, Elisa Resconi. QC485 .G27 2016 CPT invariance and ...

Happy Birthday to MLC author Alexander Trocchi!

By k.lamb on July 30, 2016

Happy Birthday, Alexander Trocchi!   Today–July 30th–marks the 1925 birthday of Scottish author, publisher, and activist Alexander Trocchi. He began writing poetry and prose in the late 1940’s, and by the early 1950’s was an established figure in the literary avant-garde. Trocchi...

William H. Gass Symposium: International Writing

By k.lamb on July 16, 2016

William H. Gass Symposium: International Writing, scheduled for September 23, 2016   On September 23rd, Washington University Libraries will co-host a symposium to honor William H. Gass’s work in the fields of translation and international writing. The event is scheduled to take place ...

MLC Book Anniversary: The Sam Book

By k.lamb on July 1, 2016

The Sam Book by Raymond Federman   Today–July 1st–marks the 53rd publication anniversary of The Sam Book by Raymond Federman. The text is a creative essay and “bi-lingual” memoir based in Federman’s connection with Samuel Beckett. In keeping with Federman’...