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Ervin Scholars Event Takes Place Friday, September 15

By Julie Hale on September 15, 2017

‘Measuring the Impact and Influence of Ervin Scholars’ takes place today from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Graham Chapel as part of WU’s Assembly Series. Visitors should make plans to stop by the Ginkgo Room of Olin Library, where an Ervin Scholars exhibit is now on display. In 1987, Washi...

New Carpet Installation on Level 1 of Olin Begins September 18

By Julie Hale on September 14, 2017

New carpet is coming to Level 1 of Olin Library starting Monday, September 18! For about a week, a team will work to remove existing carpet and install new carpet between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Some seating and study areas on Level 1 will be disrupted and temporarily unavailable thr...

WU Libraries to Collaborate on Grant-Funded 3D Research Project

By Julie Hale on September 13, 2017

A 2017 National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will fund “Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP),” a collaborative project between WU Libraries, University of Iowa Libraries, and the University of Michigan Museu...

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The Open Collection —TOC02.2: Serially Un[Boxed]

By Jennifer Akins on September 5, 2017

The Open Collection —TOC02.2: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer uni...

Updates to Campus Box Delivery Introduced

By Clara Fehrenbach on September 1, 2017

Starting Tuesday, September 5, in order to streamline delivery, faculty and staff located at West Campus will no longer need to select a separate delivery pickup location. Instead, individuals at West Campus can choose Faculty & Staff Campus Box Delivery, and we will facilitate delivery of ma...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: AJ Robinson

By Julie Hale on August 31, 2017

AJ Robinson grew up in Washington State and studied Near Eastern Studies and English at the University of Washington. After teaching English for eight months in Egypt, AJ did graduate work in information studies at the University of Texas-Austin. In 2015, AJ joined WU Libraries as Islamic Studies...

Olin Library Transformation Update: Noise Expected During Construction Hours

By Julie Hale on August 30, 2017

The Olin Library Transformation, which officially kicked off in May 2016, is still underway and slated for completion in the spring of 2018. This semester, normal construction hours are expected to be 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, with possible extension until 4:30 p.m. on some days. Excep...