digital archives

Audio Files Added to WU Libraries’ Online Sheet Music Exhibit

By Julie Hale on February 3, 2017

The Gaylord Music Library’s sheet music collection includes a wealth of compositions related to St. Louis’ 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (also known as the St. Louis World Fair). The sounds of the era  came alive on Friday, November 11, 2016, at WU’s 560 Music Center, when WU music students ...

Videos of DocNow Meeting Available for Viewing

By Julie Hale on September 26, 2016

The Documenting the Now project (known as DocNow) seeks to build a community of practice around social media and web archiving. WU Libraries are excited to be collaborating with the University of Maryland and the University of California-Riverside on this initiative, which supports the ethical co...

Still Documenting Ferguson: WU Libraries Offer Resources Related to 2014 Events

By Julie Hale on August 9, 2016

The WU Libraries’ efforts to preserve the voices, perspectives, and materials related to Ferguson are ongoing. On the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, we offer new resources and information. Our new LibGuide spotlights the work of the Regional Collecting Initiative on Ferguson and inc...

University Libraries to Launch New Digital Platform

By Julie Hale on May 2, 2016

The Washington University Libraries are launching a new digital repository on the Hydra platform on May 2. Institutions around the world are using Hydra to host digital repositories and collections because it improves the accessibility of locally created digital collections. The Libraries current...