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Happy Birthday, David Wagoner!

By k.lamb on June 5, 2016

Happy Birthday to MLC author David Wagoner!   Today–June 5th–marks the 1926 birthday of celebrated poet, novelist, and playwright David Wagoner. Wagoner is the author of numerous poetry collections and novels, including Dry Sun, Dry Wind, In Broken Country, The Road to Many a Won...

Commencement Livestream at Whispers Café

By Jody Mitori on May 17, 2016

Commencement 2016 will be streamed live on the digital screen at Whispers Café at Olin Library. The ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 20, in Brookings Quadrangle. Whispers will serve food and drinks for purchase from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Commencement Day. The café will be closed for the Ol...

Olin Library Transformation Project Starts May 23

By Julie Hale on May 6, 2016

  Big news: the Olin Library Transformation project kicks off on May 23, 2016. Updates on the renovation will be posted regularly on our website. The landscape of the Libraries has been reimagined based on conversations with faculty, students, and donors. Here are some of the new features co...

Fall Semester 2016 Film Streaming Deadline: 8/1/2016

By Daria Carson-Dussan on May 5, 2016

Streaming films for Fall reserves need to be submitted on or before August 1st.  The easiest method is to submit online through Ares http://ares.wustl.edu/ares/. Instructors can also copy film details from a previous Ares semester into their upcoming courses. As a reminder, Reserves needs lead-ti...

University Libraries to Launch New Digital Platform

By Julie Hale on May 2, 2016

The Washington University Libraries are launching a new digital repository on the Hydra platform on May 2. Institutions around the world are using Hydra to host digital repositories and collections because it improves the accessibility of locally created digital collections. The Libraries current...

Library Room Dedication Honors Wash U Grads

By Julie Hale on April 15, 2016

The Washington University Libraries dedicated the Roffer/Lerner Study Room in Olin Library in a noon ceremony on April 13. Michael Roffer and Susan Lerner, both members of the Libraries’ National Council, provided funding to name the room in honor of their daughter, Jillian (LA 2013), and son, Be...

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...

The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

By Daria Carson-Dussan on February 22, 2016

Explore the Library’s new online purchase of The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, a 3-volume collection which includes nearly 400 entries on canonical writers, key texts, genres, literary debates, colonized regions, and related terminology – spanning the period from 1492 to the present...

New Website

By Alison Verbeck on December 18, 2015

Washington University Libraries will be rolling out a new website on January 6, 2016. To help users acclimate to the new site, the Library created a short video introducing the new site and where to find the most used pages. The video is on You Tube and also accessible from the new site by clicki...