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New Streaming Reserves Platform Available

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 8, 2017

Wowza, the new streaming reserves platform, is ready to go live this fall. This new platform replaces RealPlayer and promises to be more user-friendly. Wowza was piloted successfully with two courses in the spring 2017 semester. How it works: There is no additional software necessary to play film...

WU Libraries Fellow Helps Develop Drone Workshop

By GIS & Data Projects Manager Jennifer Moore and GIS analyst Bill Winston on July 31, 2017

  As a part of the WU Libraries Graduate Research Fellowship Program, fellow Yuqi Li, a doctoral candidate in anthropology, collaborated with Data & GIS Services (DGS) and Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty member Alex Bradley to develop a data-collection workshop using a quadcopter or...

New Content: James Merrill Digital Archive

By Shannon Davis on July 31, 2017

The James Merrill Digital Archive is an ongoing project and collaborative effort by Scholarly Publishing, the Manuscripts unit of Special Collections, and the Humanities Digital Workshop. Intended as a resource for scholars, students, writers, and teachers, the James Merrill Digital Archive curre...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Moore

By Julie Hale on July 24, 2017

Jennifer Moore joined the staff of WU Libraries in 2011 as anthropology subject librarian. In 2012, she took on additional responsibilities as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) outreach librarian. In 2014, she became program faculty in International Areas Studies. The following year, she w...

New Database: Zhongguo fang zhi ku (Database of Chinese Local Records)

By tchang on July 20, 2017

New database: 中国方志库 (Zhongguo fang zhi ku, Database of Chinese Local Records). An e-book collection and a searchable database of Chinese local gazetteers. The collection has 4,000 titles of rare and special edition local gazetteers printed in China from ancient time up to 1949. (To access the dat...

MADCO’s Freedom Project Captured in New Video

By Julie Hale on July 18, 2017

This year, Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) celebrated its 40th anniversary season with “Freedom,” a commissioned work by choreographers Jennifer Archibold, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter, and Nejla Yatkin. The company partnered with WU Libraries on the piece. Members of MADCO s...

New Image Collection: Images of Ancient Music

By Shannon Davis on July 17, 2017

Scholarly Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new image collection, Images of Ancient Music. The project was brought to Scholarly Publishing by Professor Tim Moore, the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Director of Undergraduate Studies.  The collection, ...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 17, 2017

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! Reviewed by Kate Goldkamp, curatorial assistant, Archives and Special Collections As an art history major in college, I...

Power Outage to Take Place in Olin July 14

By Julie Hale on July 14, 2017

A power outage is scheduled for tonight (July 14) in Olin for work on the Olin Library Transformation project. Please note that the compact shelving on Level B of Olin will be turned off starting at 5:00 p.m. this evening. Public computers and printers will be shut down between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m....