Open Scholarship

An Introduction to Set Theory and Topology

By Alison Verbeck on July 1, 2019

An Introduction to Set Theory and Topology by Ronald Freiwald, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, has been added to the Washington University repository, OpenScholarship. It is in the top 100 out of almost 24,000 items in the repository and in the top 40 among items posted since July 2016 when it...

‘Journal on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America’ Launches

By ksinger on November 27, 2017

The Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America (CRISMA) in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce the launch of the Journal on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America (JRISMA) with Washington University Libraries. JRISMA featu...

How Can You Be Like Stephen Hawking?

By Emily Stenberg on October 24, 2017

In honor of Open Access Week, Stephen Hawking’s thesis “Properties of expanding universes” was made freely and openly available on the Cambridge University website. Previously, the 1966 thesis was only available in print at the library or required people to pay for a scanned copy. Read more about...

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WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Emily Stenberg

By ksinger on February 6, 2017

Emily Stenberg has been digital publishing and preservation librarian at Washington University since 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from George Mason University in Virginia. She earned a master’s degree in fine arts in creative writing and a certificate in museum studies from...

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Open Scholarship update – October 2016

By Emily Stenberg on October 21, 2016

This will now be a quarterly update. Look for announcements in January, April, July, and October. New Publications in Open Scholarship Below are just a few of the new additions since July: An Introduction to Set Theory and Topology by mathematics professor Ronald C. Freiwald. This is a new Open E...

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Open Scholarship update – July 2016

By Emily Stenberg on July 21, 2016

New bepress Dashboard bepress recently unveiled the previously announced changes to its administrator Dashboard, which provides usage statistics and visualizations. Administrators can access more detailed reports of the collections you oversee. If you’re not an administrator and want to know the ...

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Open Scholarship Update: June 2016

By Emily Stenberg on June 21, 2016

Library Publishing Forum 2016 In May I attended the Library Publishing Forum held at the University of North Texas. The theme was “Amplifying scholarship: More Choices, More Voices.” I was part of a panel on publishing undergraduate scholarship and co-led a birds-of-a-feather discussion on the sa...

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Open Scholarship Update: May 2016

By Emily Stenberg on May 6, 2016

Open Scholarship Reaches 2 Million Downloads! The repository hit the number on April 28. More at https://library.wustl.edu/open-scholarship-reaches-2-million-downloads/ The Political Librarian Volume 2 of The Political Librarian is now available at http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/pollib/. The pu...

Open Scholarship update – April 2016

By Emily Stenberg on April 5, 2016

Ordering a Print Version of an ETD As of February 1, 2016, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences no longer accepts paper copies of theses and dissertations for binding. A new online system is available at wustl.thesisondemand.com. More information is available in the Doctoral Dissertation Gu...

Public access/open access news in December 2015

By Ruth Lewis on December 31, 2015

— Last month I shared several critiques of academia.edu. That conversation continues in Chronicle of Higher Education, As Academia.edu Grows, Some Scholars Voice Concerns and elsewhere; I thought this page from the Office of Scholarly Communication at the University of California was very u...