Research

Back-to-School Tools from the Washington University Libraries

By Daria Carson-Dussan on October 7, 2020

Every school year begins with a list of must-have supplies—laptops, notebooks, binders—but this year, we suggest you put apps on your list! The University Libraries recommend the following tools for heading back to school: Zotero is described as “your personal research assistant,” and it is! This...

University Libraries Collaborate on Publication of Teaching Resource

By Washington University Libraries on September 14, 2020

Digital Library Program Services (DLPS) at Washington University Libraries is excited to announce the publication of Teaching and Learning for Social Impact: Resources for (Re)Designing Your Course. The publication is a collaboration between the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engageme...

Search All WashU Libraries Resources at Once Starting July 1

By Washington University Libraries on June 25, 2020

On July 1, 2020, Washington University Libraries and Bernard Becker Medical Library will integrate their respective catalogs, making both collections searchable from one platform for the first time. Becker Library item and patron records are already live in the University Libraries’ catalog...

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...

Libraries and GIS: Mapping Out a Partnership

By Dorris on November 18, 2019

Many thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Geography Awareness Week events! In reflection of last week, Dorris Scott, social science data curator and GIS librarian, talked with Jennifer Moore, head of Data Services, about how academic libraries are using and spreading the word ...

Register Now for Workshops @ Olin Library

By Washington University Libraries on October 17, 2019

If you missed the first round of Workshops @ Olin Library, you’re in luck! Due to the interest and buzz surrounding this free series, we decided to add more sessions. The workshops will take place October 21-November 1 at 4:00 p.m. in Instruction Room 2 on Level 1 of John M. Olin Library. Topics ...

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...

University Libraries to Cohost Events in Olin on Friday, April 12

By slaaker on April 10, 2019

Friday, April 12, will be a busy day in John M. Olin Library, particularly on Level 1! The University Libraries will be cohosting both the Undergraduate Research Symposium poster presentation with the Office of Undergraduate Research (from 5:00–6:30 p.m.) and an open house during Reunion at Thurt...