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Register Now for Free Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda on January 14, 2020

Are you looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us this spring for Workshops @ Olin Library. These exciting sessions will cover topics such as EndNote OnLine: A Free Citation Management Tool, Be Textbook Savvy, and Telling Your Story with ArcGIS S...

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Newman Exploration Travel Fund 2020 Details

By Jennifer on January 10, 2020

Washington University Libraries will begin accepting applications for the 2020 Newman Exploration Travel Fund on January 13. The fund awards up to $10,000 per award to two student scholarships, one faculty grant, and one staff grant for members of the Danforth Campus who wish to explore this vast...

Exhibit Features 100 Years of ACLU of Missouri History

By Alison Carrick on January 9, 2020

On Sunday, January 12 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm, the ACLU of Missouri and Washington University Libraries will join forces to present an exhibition and community party to showcase a century of ACLU work. For the past three years, Washington University Library archivists and student interns poured throu...

Libraries’ Essay Competition Offers Cash Prizes to Students

By WU Libraries on December 16, 2019

The Washington University Libraries are giving away cash prizes to the students who write the best short essays about their personal book collections. That’s right, students — ponder the contents of your bookshelves, write a brief essay, and you could win cash. The Neureuther Student Book Collect...

Select Applications Temporarily Unavailable Over Winter Break

By Washington University Libraries on December 16, 2019

On December 19-20, a number of library applications, including Illiad, Ares, the Digital Gateway, and Wowza, will be inaccessible due to scheduled maintenance. Additionally, a number of library resources, including licensed journals, will be inaccessible January 2-8 due to maintenance. We appreci...

Washington University Libraries Spring Book Club Series

By jkillion on December 5, 2019

Join us as we explore both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books, and literature. Book Clubs will begin with a showcase of collection materials related to the reading, followed by a discussion of the book. Free and open to all...

Libraries and GIS: Mapping Out a Partnership

By Dorris on November 18, 2019

Many thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Geography Awareness Week events! In reflection of last week, Dorris Scott, social science data curator and GIS librarian, talked with Jennifer Moore, head of Data Services, about how academic libraries are using and spreading the word ...

What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 2

By joelminor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 1

By joelminor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

HER Map: Mapping the Health and Educational Needs of Women Veterans

By Dorris on November 12, 2019

Yesterday marked both the beginning of Geography Awareness Week and Veteran’s Day. Geography plays a very important role in veterans’ lives. Location can have an influence on the accessibility of health and educational resources, and this is especially true for women veterans, who experience barr...