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Staff Picks: Reading Recommendations

By Washington University Libraries on July 6, 2020

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 reading! From the late 1960s until the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, more than 3,500 people lost their lives in Northern Ireland during ...

Search All WashU Libraries Resources at Once Starting July 1

By Washington University Libraries on June 25, 2020

On July 1, 2020, Washington University Libraries and Bernard Becker Medical Library will integrate their respective catalogs, making both collections searchable from one platform for the first time. Becker Library item and patron records are already live in the University Libraries’ catalog...

WashU Authors Get 25% off Elsevier Open Access Processing Charges

By Washington University Libraries on June 18, 2020

Washington University’s recently renewed contract with Elsevier extends a 25% discount on article processing charges for open access articles in most Elsevier journals. Please check the Washington University in St. Louis Journal Finder List to confirm eligible titles. The discount applies to corr...

Anniversaries of Independence Virtual Celebration Takes Place July 2

By Washington University Libraries on June 10, 2020

Each year on July 4, we commemorate the founding of the United States of America and celebrate one of our most important documents: the Declaration of Independence. Washington University in St. Louis is fortunate to have a rare copy of the document on display in a special exhibition space in John...

Washington University Libraries Virtual Book Club

By University Libraries on June 4, 2020

      WashU Libraries Book Club goes virtual! Get comfy and join us from home as we explore titles focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books, and literature. Virtual book clubs will be held via Zoom. Please note: Registration is required for access to the Zoom vi...

Olin Staircase Named in Honor of Andrew and Jayne Kagan

By Julie Hale on June 1, 2020

John M. Olin Library possesses many stunning architectural features, from the Newman Exploration Center on Level A to the Sky Room on the building’s topmost floor. Each of the library’s five levels is unique, offering different study spaces, book collections, and works of art. Tying it all togeth...

Curbside Pickup Details

By University Libraries on May 27, 2020

During Phase 1 of Washington University’s COVID-19 Response (spanning June 1 to July 31, 2020), University Libraries’ physical spaces will remain closed, but we will begin providing access to physical collection materials on a limited basis via a “curbside pickup”-style se...

Washington University Libraries’ Phase 1 Response

By University Libraries on May 27, 2020

During this time of many challenges for faculty, students, and staff, we want to let you know that the Washington University Libraries remain committed to providing the services and resources you need for research and instruction. During Phase 1 (spanning June 1 to July 31) of Washington Universi...

New Issue of “Off the Shelf” Now Available

By Washington University Libraries on May 26, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of Washington University Libraries’ magazine Off the Shelf is now available online! The magazine covers library news, exhibits, special events, and more. Check it out!