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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’...

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...