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Bookmaking Workshop: Coptic Binding

By Cassie on May 13, 2019

Bookmaking Workshop: Coptic Binding Saturday, June 8, 2019 Julian Edison Department of Special Collections, Olin Library Level One  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for the next workshop in our bookmaking series! Come view amazing and early bindings from the University Libraries’ rare book co...

Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library – Temporary Summer 2019 Closure

By Jennifer Akins on May 8, 2019

UPDATE June 19, 2019: The plaza demolition above the library is now complete. However, the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library will need to remain closed until early July, weather permitting, due to ramp demolition that will begin earlier than originally anticipated. This means that we shoul...

Washington University Libraries Welcome Leland Deeds

By ksinger on April 30, 2019

The Washington University Libraries have appointed Leland Deeds as the new Associate University Librarian overseeing the Collection Management and Access Services Division, effective May 1. As leader of the division, Deeds manages the full collection life cycle, from selection, acquisition, and t...

Julian Edison Department of Special Collections Wins Citation for Exhibit

By Julie Hale on April 30, 2019

The Julian Edison Department of Special Collections at the Washington University Libraries has  earned a notable citation as part of the Association of College and Research Libraries Rare Books and Manuscripts Section’s 2019 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab American Book Prices Current Exhi...

University Libraries Award 2019 NEXT Scholarships and Grants

By Jennifer Killion on April 15, 2019

The Washington University Libraries have awarded the second annual Newman Exploration Travel Fund (NEXT) scholarships and grants. More than 100 applications were received from Washington University faculty, staff, undergraduate, and graduate students. The 2019 NEXT scholarships and grants were aw...

Winners of University Libraries’ Neureuther Essay Competition Announced

By Julie Hale on April 12, 2019

We’re happy to announce the winners of the University Libraries’ 32nd annual Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. Named for Carl Neureuther, a 1940 graduate of the Washington University School of Business who set up an endowed book fund for the Libraries, the contest was designed...

University Libraries to Cohost Events in Olin on Friday, April 12

By slaaker on April 10, 2019

Friday, April 12, will be a busy day in John M. Olin Library, particularly on Level 1! The University Libraries will be cohosting both the Undergraduate Research Symposium poster presentation with the Office of Undergraduate Research (from 5:00–6:30 p.m.) and an open house during Reunion at Thurt...

John M. Olin Library Now on Summer Hours

By Washington University Libraries on April 8, 2019

John M. Olin Library has transitioned to a schedule of summer hours on Wednesday, May 8. Olin Library’s summer hours are: Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Summer hours will continue through Sunday, August 25. Olin Library will transitio...