Newman Exploration Center

Exploration and Augmented Reality: Our Changing Earth

By ksinger on September 18, 2018

In addition to the Center’s travel resources and great spaces for quiet study, the Newman Exploration Center currently has on display the Augmented Reality Sandbox. Built by University Libraries Data Services team, the AR Sandbox integrates digital and environmental information in real time to di...

The Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration

By Rose Miyatsu on May 24, 2018

At the beginning of this month, faculty, staff, alumni, current students, and friends of Washington University in St. Louis witnessed the re-dedication of Olin Library after a massive two-year reconstruction project. Those who have been on campus for the entirety of the project have been particul...

Newman Exploration Center Exhibit: Blaeu Atlas

By Rose Miyatsu on May 1, 2018

Joan Blaeu began publishing atlases with his father Williem Blaeu in Amsterdam in 1635. After Williem’s death in 1638, Joan continued to publish new atlas editions on his own. The Altlas Maior was his final and grandest atlas project. It was published in multi-volume sets between 1662 and 1665, w...

The exterior of the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration

Celebrate National Libraries Week at Olin!

By Rose Miyatsu on April 10, 2018

This week marks the 60th annual National Libraries Week, and with the Olin Library renovations almost competed, we have a lot to celebrate! Celebrate With Us at Our Open House National Libraries Week is celebrated during the second full week of April, and each year has a different theme. This yea...