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Libraries’ ‘Mean Streets’ Program Returns to St. Louis Film Festival

By Jody Mitori on October 16, 2017

As part of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) Nov. 2-12, Washington University Libraries, Washington University’s Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, Cinema St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum present “Mean Streets:...

Students Say Thanks to Olin Library Construction Crew

By slaaker on October 16, 2017

A conversation has been happening between students and members of the Olin Library construction crew, who are hard at work on the Olin Library Transformation project. It all started several weeks ago near the Level 3 Newman Tower construction. A small piece of paper was taped to the atrium glass,...

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis Is Now Online

By Miranda Rectenwald on October 11, 2017

http://library.wustl.edu/map-lgbtq-stl   Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is a digital interactive map exploring how the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender, and queer communities have changed over time, from the end of World War II in 1945 through the passage of St. Louis city’s first gay an...

Hotch at 100: Growing Up In Saint Louis

By William Youngblood on October 9, 2017

This year marks the 100th birthday of author and Washington University alumnus A. E. Hotchner.  To help celebrate this milestone, Hotchner sat down with Washington University’s Steven Rosenblum in May 2017 for a wide-ranging conversation on his life, his career as a writer, and his friendsh...

October Is American Archives Month!

By Rose Miyatsu on October 5, 2017

Celebrate American Archives Month   American Archives Month was established to draw attention to the important materials that are being preserved in library archives throughout the country. Washington University in St Louis is home to a wide collection of archives that collect and preserve e...

Celebrate Missouri Day with DPLA!

By Shannon Davis on October 2, 2017

Washington University Libraries has been a member of the DPLA Missouri Hub since it was formed in 2013. Scholarly Publishing contributes metadata for all publicly accessible digital collections and exhibits, which are then searchable through DPLA’s interface with millions of other digital o...

New Carpet Installation to Take Place in Special Collections October 2-3

By Julie Hale on September 29, 2017

As part of the Olin Library Transformation, Special Collections on Level 1 of Olin will get new carpet on Monday, October 2, and Tuesday, October 3. Special Collections will be closed to the public on both days to facilitate this work. The department will reopen as usual at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday...

Open Science Framework for Washington University

By Ruth Lewis on September 26, 2017

Announcing: WUSTL branded Open Science Framework (WUSTL OSF): Open Science Framework is one option available to assist researchers in research management and sharing. Currently, there are over 100 WU-affiliated researchers using the OSF. Each current user will be receiving an email inviting them ...

Open House Featuring T.S. Eliot Materials Takes Place Friday, September 22

By Alison Carrick on September 20, 2017

Please join us for an Open House display of research materials about writer T.S. Eliot from the Libraries’ Special Collections.   Olin Library, Special Collections Classroom: Level One September 22, 2017 – 10:00 am-1:00 PM T.S. Eliot was born in St. Louis in 1888 and was the grandson o...