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New Database: Zhongguo fang zhi ku (Database of Chinese Local Records)

By tchang on July 20, 2017

New database: 中国方志库 (Zhongguo fang zhi ku, Database of Chinese Local Records). An e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 4,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949. (To access the dat...

MADCO’s Freedom Project Captured in New Video

By Julie Hale on July 18, 2017

This year, Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) celebrated its 40th anniversary season with “Freedom,” a commissioned work by choreographers Jennifer Archibold, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter, and Nejla Yatkin. The company partnered with WU Libraries on the piece. Members of MADCO s...

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new image collection, Images of Ancient Music. The project was brought to Scholarly Publishing by Professor Tim Moore, the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies.  The collection, ...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 17, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! Reviewed by Kate Goldkamp, curatorial assistant, Archives and Special Collections As an art history major in college, I...

Power Outage to Take Place in Olin July 14

By Julie Hale on July 14, 2017

A power outage is scheduled for tonight (July 14) in Olin for work on the Olin Library Transformation project. Please note that the compact shelving on Level B of Olin will be turned off starting at 5:00 p.m. this evening. Public computers and printers will be shut down between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m....

New E-Resources at WU Libraries

By Julie Hale on July 12, 2017

WU Libraries recently acquired several new e-resources. We’re excited to share info about these new subscriptions. Read on for details. Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees : Global Perspectives, 1941-1996: This database contains news and analysis from reports gathered daily between the ea...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2017

There’s no better way to relax during the summer than getting lost in the pages of a great book. If you’re in need of reading recommendations, you’ve come to the right place! During the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing staff selections in fiction and nonfiction. Happy summ...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: James Gardner

By Jody Mitori on June 30, 2017

James Gardner, Art and Architecture Library Associate, has worked at WU for almost two years. After he graduated with a double major in art history and psychology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, he received his master’s degree in art history from WU—and spent many hours studying in the...

Olin Transformation Update

By Julie Hale on June 26, 2017

Summer has arrived, and the Olin Transformation Project continues to progress. Preparations are well underway for construction of the Thomas Gallery exhibition space on Level 1 of Olin Library. Here’s what you can expect over the next several weeks. The following services on Level 1 will be unava...