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Harmonizing the Disharmonious: Robert Coover and the MLC, Part I

By k.lamb on October 18, 2016

To celebrate Robert Coover’s upcoming visit to Washington University for a Neureuther Library Lecture Series reading on November 1, 2016, we are highlighting Coover materials in the Modern Literature Collection. The following is the first of a three-part series. “As the World Speaks&#...

Dowd Lecture Online

By Skye Lacerte on October 18, 2016

On September 27, over 100 people gathered to celebrate the dedication of the Douglas B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library in Steinberg Hall at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts. Chancellor Mark Wrighton made opening remarks, followed by the Dean of the Sam Fox School Carmon Colangelo...

Olin Transformation Update: High Levels of Construction Noise Anticipated

By Julie Hale on September 30, 2016

Noisy work related to the Olin Library Transformation is anticipated to begin as early as 5:30 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m., Monday, October 5 through Thursday, October 8. We encourage patrons who are in need of a quieter environment to visit one of WU’s departmental libraries. The library hour...

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.