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Staff Pick: Reading Recommendation

By Washington University Libraries on August 10, 2020

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 reading! In an age of misinformation and fake news, How Charts Lie provides best practices on how we can all be smarter in interpreting charts. Alberto Cairo s...

Washington University Libraries Staff Develop New Space Management Tool

By Washington University Libraries on April 23, 2020

Staff members at the Washington University Libraries are using mapping technology to solve the inevitable space-crunch problems that arise from growing physical collections. In response to the need for a mechanism that would allow the University Libraries to visualize the current configuration of...

Love Data Week

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2020

February 10-14 Join us for workshops on RedCap, R vs. Python, and Tableau, as well as a presentation by Xiao-Li Meng, founding editor-in-chief of the Harvard Data Review, all part of Love Data Week 2020.

Digital Object Identifiers Assigned Through Washington University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on January 29, 2020

The Washington University Libraries have contracted with DataCite to create free digital object identifiers (DOIs) for faculty, students, and researchers affiliated with Washington University who publish works on the Libraries’ platforms. DOIs are permanent identifiers that can be assigned to phy...

Register Now for Free Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda on January 14, 2020

Are you looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us this spring for Workshops @ Olin Library. These exciting sessions will cover topics such as EndNote OnLine: A Free Citation Management Tool, Be Textbook Savvy, and Telling Your Story with ArcGIS S...

Mapping Project Illuminates St. Louis’ LGBTQ History

By Dorris on November 1, 2019

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis, a cross-disciplinary project involving the Washington University Libraries and campus and community partners, is bringing attention to an important facet of St. Louis history. Through the creation of a digital map plotted with locations related to LGBTQ culture, the initi...

Register Now for Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda Albert on August 27, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this fall’s Workshops @ Olin Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of 10 sessions on topics such as “Zen and the Art of Digital Video Editing,” “Be Textbook Savvy,” and “Planning Your Li...

Register Now for Fall 2018 Workshops at the Library

By Julie Hale on August 27, 2018

Please join us this semester for Workshops at the Library, an exciting series of one-hour, research-oriented sessions offered in Olin Library. The workshops are taught by library staff members across units and cover topics such as  data management, video editing, citation management with Zotero, ...

News and notes for biology, April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

Students often come to the library for help locating a data set (often any data set loosely related to a topic) to analyze. The new data filters on Pubmed and PubMed Central may be useful for this task: Data Filters in PMC and PubMed. Nice idea? Casadevall A, Gow N. 2018. Using preprints for jour...