News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, October-November 2016

Dissertations in the IsisCB, and what they say about our history WU does not have enough dissertations to be included in the analysis, but you may find this blog post interesting anyway.

Teaching and Learning Anatomy: a 500 Year History, online exhibit [click on LAUNCH EXHIBIT]; blog post about the exhibit: A 500 Year History of Teaching and Learning Anatomy: Online Exhibit from the College of Physicians

Another digital exhibit: Turn the Pages of a Rare Book on Mongolian Astrology from the NLM Collections includes a selection of 15 images from the over 40 pages in the Mongolian Book of Astrology and Divination, along with a curator’s descriptive text

Best Science Books lists for 2016: John Dupuis has begun to post these lists on his blog, Confessions of a Science Librarian. I find these are interesting lists for my own reading and for gifts. Enjoy!

Journal news:

Early each calendar year, ejournal access problems sometime occur; these are often related to publisher changes or failures in renewals or invoicing. The sooner we hear about them, the sooner they can be fixed. Please report a problem with an ejournal or online resource when you run into such problems.

Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in October – November, 2016:

About the author

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