Physics Library News

Washington University Libraries’ Phase 1 Response

By Alison Verbeck on May 29, 2020

During this time of many challenges for faculty, students, and staff, we want to let you know that the Washington University Libraries remain committed to providing the services and resources you need for research and instruction. During Phase 1 (spanning June 1 to July 31) of Washington Universi...

Updated Libraries Operations Due to COVID-19

By Alison Verbeck on March 18, 2020

As the COVID-19 situation and response on campus continues to evolve, the Washington University Libraries are striving to support our community as best we can while ensuring the health and safety of our staff, faculty, and students. To support these aims, the Physics Library will continue to be o...

Astrophysics Data System Update

By Alison Verbeck on November 4, 2019

We have added Washington University to ADS as a “Library Link Server.”  This means that you can customize your settings by choosing Washington University from their list of institutions and after searching within ADS, it will automatically link you to the journals that Wash U subscrib...

Fall Break

By Alison Verbeck on September 30, 2019

The Physics Library will be closed during Fall Break, Monday-Tuesday, October 14-15.

Michael Massalone

New Physics Library Staff

By Alison Verbeck on April 29, 2019

On April 1, Michael Massalone joined the Physics Library as a halftime Library Associate.  He’ll be here in the afternoons. If you haven’t met him yet, come by and introduce yourself.

Interim Mathematics Librarian

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

Effective March 1, I will be taking over as the Interim Mathematics Librarian in addition to my role as Physics Librarian. I will continue to be located in the Physics Library, Compton 340. I can be reached at or by phone at 314-935-6215.

Open Textbook Network

By Alison Verbeck on October 4, 2017

Washington University joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an alliance of hundreds of colleges, universities, and consortia partners working together to advance the use of open textbooks in higher education.  Textbook affordability is a major concern on college campuses throughout the United S...

New Graduate Student Orientation

By Alison Verbeck on July 28, 2017

New Graduate Student Orientation for the Physics Library will be in late August. Learn about library services, resources and technology.  More information to follow.

Book Sale

By Alison Verbeck on July 28, 2017

There will be a book sale in the Physics Library from August 22-24. There will be lots of Physics books, both elementary and advanced. All books $1.00!

Undergrad Honors Theses

By Alison Verbeck on July 27, 2017

I have a small collection of undergrad honors theses available in the Physics Library. If you have any students that have written one, please give me a copy. You can refer future students to the collection to help them in their writing.