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Upcoming LabArchives Training for Research and Teaching

By j.moore on April 3, 2020

LabArchives is an electronic lab notebook (ELN), which allows you to move your research from an analog lab notebook to a digital one. It provides capacity for use in both research and teaching. If you are interested in learning more, you are welcome to take part in the following  free, online tra...

Expanded Electronic Resources Due to COVID-19

By ksinger on April 3, 2020

A number of publishers have expanded their electronic offerings to support research and learning while access to physical materials is limited. We have compiled a list as part of our COVID-19 Research Guide and will strive to keep that updated as additional resources are announced. A few highligh...

Data Services: Update on Resources and Assistance

By Dorris on March 20, 2020

During these challenging and unprecedented times, the Data Services team is dedicated to assisting the Washington University community with its data-related needs. Following the guidelines of recent university policy, we will be making changes to service delivery and updating our resources to bes...

Updated Libraries Operations Due to COVID-19

By ksinger on March 17, 2020

As the COVID-19 situation and response on campus continue to evolve, the Washington University Libraries are striving to support our community as best we can while ensuring the health and safety of our staff, faculty, and students. Starting March 23, as faculty and students move to mainly remote ...

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Combatting Fear Through Information: COVID-19

By Amanda on March 13, 2020

There is much mis- and dis-information being spread about COVID-19 or the coronavirus. The Washington University Libraries have created a resource guide to help you find information you can trust about the virus, how it spreads, and how to protect yourself. As we prepare for its spread across the...

Rights Issues for Rapidly Shifting Courses Online

By Micah Zeller on March 13, 2020

Please see Message from Chancellor Martin (March 11, 2020) regarding Danforth and Medical Campus classes shifting to online instruction. (NOTE: This document is evolving and subject to change. It is not legal advice but an advisory resource that provides basic guidelines. Faculty, students, and s...

Announcement from Washington University Libraries Regarding COVID-19

By Denise Stephens on March 12, 2020

Dear Washington University Libraries users and community members, The Washington University Libraries are working with our campus partners to take appropriate precautions and make changes to our regular operations to protect faculty, staff, and students in response to COVID-19. The safety and wel...

Washington University Libraries Launch Collection Space Project

By Washington University Libraries on March 2, 2020

The Washington University Libraries are launching a new collection space project in the stacks of John M. Olin Library. The project is designed to alleviate overcrowding on the shelves. The initiative is called “The Great Olin Shift.” As the project gets underway, some collections wil...

Film & Media Archive Completes Preservation of Rare Documentary Film

By Washington University Libraries on February 24, 2020

The Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has successfully completed the preservation and digitization of the film Listen to a Stranger: An Interview with Gordon Parks (1973). The project was completed with the support of a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation ...