What’s New

New Resources at Washington University Libraries

By Julie Hale on July 18, 2019

The collections at Washington University Libraries are always growing. We recently added a number of new e-resources to our ever-expanding roster of digital materials and expanded access to existing e-collections. Here’s an overview of some of our new online resources. American Antiquarian Societ...

10 Things to Know about the Libraries: Faculty & Graduate Student Edition

By ksinger on July 11, 2019

Welcome to Washington University Libraries! There is a lot to explore, but we’ve listed ten highlights below to point you to services, resources, and more available to faculty and graduate students. Washington University in St. Louis has 12 Libraries, all with unique features, spaces, and r...

New Data Visualization Exhibit on Display in John M. Olin Library

By University Libraries on July 11, 2019

The exhibit “Charting History: Data Visualization Through the Years” is now on display in the Jack E. and Debbie T. Thomas Gallery on Level 1 of John M. Olin Library. Scholars have become increasingly fascinated by data visualization, although various techniques have been used for centuries to il...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 25, 2019

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! Fredrik Backman’s novel My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry (Washington Square Press, 2016) tells the story of a remar...

Washington University Libraries Welcome Summer Interns

By Julie Hale on June 24, 2019

Washington University Libraries’ 2019 summer interns, Mashoud Kaba (left) and Alayzha Jordan (right), began their tenure on June 1. They’ll be involved with the Libraries’ internship program through July 31. Alayzha is a senior majoring in film and media studies. Mashoud is a se...

Marching with Pride

By Miranda Rectenwald on June 21, 2019

In honor of #Stonewall50, Pride month, and to help add facts to the conversation in St. Louis, check out this online timeline local Pride of milestones. 

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 17, 2019

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! How many of us dream of reinventing ourselves? Writer Lee Israel did just that when she turned to a life of crime as a literary fo...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on June 7, 2019

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!   Murder, theft, poisonings, investigations, riches gained, stolen, and lost: this sounds like the plot of a typical thriller no...