Research

Final Humanities Research Hub Workshop Takes Place November 8

By Julie Hale on October 30, 2018

Students, you chose your own adventure! In a truly democratic process, your voice has been heard. The University Libraries are pleased to offer two topics for the final session in the Humanities Research Hub Workshop Series: Organizing Research & Writing and Conference Presentations & Net...

University Libraries Participate in New Onsite Borrowing Pilot Program

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 29, 2018

Washington University participates in the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) SHARES program, which allows the University Libraries to borrow and lend items via interlibrary loan at a reduced cost and provides access to a wide variety of collections that might not be eligible for interlibrary...

Register Now for Fall 2018 Workshops at the Library

By Julie Hale on August 27, 2018

Please join us this semester for Workshops at the Library, an exciting series of one-hour, research-oriented sessions offered in Olin Library. The workshops are taught by library staff members across units and cover topics such as  data management, video editing, citation management with Zotero, ...

NEW eREFERENCE- Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies

By Joy on April 4, 2018

Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies: “The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies takes an important place in the scholarly landscape by bringing together a compelling collection of essays that reflect the evolving ways in which researchers think and write about the Iberian Peninsula. Fea...

SciVal-NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on March 28, 2018

SciVal: Tool to visualize research performance of groups and individuals, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends. Individual SciVal account required. If you have an account for Scopus or ScienceDirect (or other Elsevier product), you can use yo...

Modernist Design and the Children’s Magazine

By c.bosch on May 24, 2017

By the middle of the twentieth century, the notion of American periodical publications aimed at a younger readership was already well established. Early versions of children’s magazines appeared in the States as early as the late 1700s, and by the time Humpty Dumpty was launched by Parent’s Magaz...

Drawing Race in 1930’s Collier’s

By Noah on May 22, 2017

In the 1930’s Collier’s magazine represented a popular, progressive viewpoint on American culture. The magazine published articles by Winston Churchill on the significance of the U.S. constitution in the 20th century, as well as profiles skeptical of the rise of the Nazi party in Germany under Hi...

Helen Dryden: Illustrator and Industrial Designer in the Age of Art Deco

By Cathy on May 17, 2017

In the early twentieth century, the covers of the large publications were beautifully illustrated, and many artists who contributed became household names. The art created for fashion magazines in particular stands out. What had started out as representational drawings of clothing and models morp...

Spring Semester at MGHL

By Andrea Degener on May 16, 2017

This semester, students from D. B. Dowd’s course, Special Topics in Visual Culture: The Illustrated Periodical, visited the Dowd Modern Graphic History Library to engage with a variety of materials from various collections. Throughout the semester, the materials were used in lectures and di...

Research Studios

By Alison Verbeck on August 30, 2016

Research Studios are back! WU Libraries’ graduate-level and upper-level research and technology workshops will be taking place this fall. The event topics will be of interest to majors, graduate students, and faculty. Topics covered include WUSTL Box, BrowZine, Zotero and many more.  September wo...