News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, Oct.-Nov. 2017

Upcoming talk: Dec. 5, 2017: HPSM Lecture – Anya Plutynski – Is Cancer Due to Bad Luck? Life Sciences Room 202 at noon. More info

We now have trial access through Dec. 12, 2017 to American Religion: Denominational Newspapers – a searchable database of 320 rare and historical newspapers covering religious news, the role religion played in American life and society, and more from 1799 to 1900. It has been added to the A-Z Databases list under New/Trial. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. Thank you.

New Exhibit at Becker Library through Feb. 1, 2018: “Introducing the Book – The Title Page from 1500-1900”

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts is Dec. 20 at Becker Library.

Confessions of a Science Librarian blog has begun its annual compilations of the Best Science Books for 2017.

From Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in October-November, 2017:

About the author

Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: Phone: 314-935-4819