Olin Library Transformation

In the spring semester 2018, Washington University Libraries’ Olin Library Transformation project will be complete with new spaces and resources for learning, research, and teaching.

NEW FEATURES (Click on images to find out more.)

A/V Studio

Data & GIS Services

New Study and Collaboration Spaces

New Instruction and Productivity Spaces

Newman Exploration Center and Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration

Thomas Gallery and New Exhibition Spaces

Improved Building Access

New and Expanded Whispers Café

For more information about the project, see our answers to Frequently Asked Questions. For the latest information on construction, visit the Libraries' What's New blog.


Click here to make a gift to the University Libraries. If you’re interested in naming opportunities in the Libraries, contact Mary Druyvesteyn, Director of Development. Thanks for your interest and support!

  • Libraries' Project Manager: Sarah Laaker (slaaker@wustl.edu)
  • WUSTL Facilities Project Managers: Brian Newman and Neal Schaeffer
  • Architect: Ann Beha Architects (Boston, MA)
  • Associate Architect: V Three Studios LLC (St. Louis, MO)
  • Construction: Alberici