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This blog has moved: -- New posts: library.wustl.edu/category/history-of-science-medicine-and-technology/. -- RSS feed: library.wustl.edu/category/history-of-science-medicine-and-technology/feed. -- Eventually a complete archive will be available at wayback.archive-it.org/4359/20141120162543/http://wulibraries.typepad.com/hsmt/.p> Continue reading
January 20: Mind the Gap: Avicenna’s New Argument against Actually Infinite Space and Its Reception. Jon McGinness (UMSL) Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00 pm. History & Philosophy of Science & Medicine Seminar Series January 21: 49th Historia Medica "The History of Thoracic Surgery at Washington University" January 21, 2016 at... Continue reading
This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books added by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science,... Continue reading
-- Ruth's office location is now Olin 318, Olin Library level 3, the first set of Staff Offices south of the Administrative Suite. It should actually be a bit easier to find me and drop in now. Visitors welcome! My phone number and email address stay the same: 935-4819, rlewis@wustl.edu... Continue reading
-- Register Now for Fall 2015 Research Studio Series Each class this fall will be offered twice. Please let Ruth know if there are classes you would like us to create or scheduling preferences so we can add your suggestions into the Spring list of classes. Thanks. -- Save the... Continue reading
We have just begun trial access to the Digital Loeb Classical Library; the trial will run through the end of November. The mission of the Loeb Classical Library is to make Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. The digital Loeb Classical Library presents an interconnected,... Continue reading
This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the... Continue reading
Over the past several months, the WU Libraries have been migrating the content of its current website to a WordPress platform. Library staff members have worked closely with the Office of Public Affairs to adopt a theme (look, feel, and navigation system) for the new site that can be implemented... Continue reading
Sept. 9: “Convergent Evolution as Natural Experiment: The Tape of Life Reconsidered.” Russell Powell (Department of Philosophy, Boston University; Visiting Scholar, WUSTL Fall Term) Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00 pm. History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine series Sept. 17: 46th Historia Medica: "Medical Ethics and Frankenstein's Monster" September 17,... Continue reading
Browse some of the newest ebooks in the eMO collection. Reminder: eMO ebooks are NOT available on the WU medical campus; sorry! More information About eMO / Ebschohost ebook collection - includes information on the NEW Ebsco ebooks app! Science in the marketplace : nineteenth-century sites and experiences / edited... Continue reading
History of Science, August 2015 | Best Sellers November 2014 to August 20, 2015 as identified by YBP Library Services. Titles are linked to local holdings when available. To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science Weinberg, Steven HarperCollins 2015. ISBN 9780062346650. $28.99 The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table’s... Continue reading
Part-Time Opportunity for Graduate Students: Blackboard "walk-in" Help Desk Apply as soon as possible. Introducing BrowZine, the app that takes e-journals to a whole new level Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries from June and July: News in scholarly publishing, July 2015 Scopus article metrics FASTR and other open... Continue reading
This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the... Continue reading
Big news! We now have the "Century of Science" at Washington University. The science section of Web of Science Core Collection now includes 1900-present source documents. We also have added access to Essential Science Indicators and Journal Citation Reports (JCRWeb) via the InCites platform. Trial databases from Adam Matthew through... Continue reading
This year’s 2nd Annual Mini-Conference for Advanced Humanities Graduate Students will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 18th and Wednesday, Aug. 19th. Topics will include: WRITING THE DISSERTATION - Includes two faculty members’ suggested best practices for writing and finishing the dissertation, and an overview of dissertation support from the Writing... Continue reading
This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the... Continue reading
Browse some of the newest ebooks in the eMO collection. More information About eMO / Ebschohost ebook collection I wanted to call attention to one book in particular: Dictionary of the History of Science. This is a nice example of how reference ebooks can be especially useful because you can... Continue reading
February is Vesalius Month at Becker Medical Library! I recommend a visit to Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body online exhibit. Also from the Center for the Humanities site, Know Yourself: Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body, byt Marisa Bass. Also online is the exhibit catalog... Continue reading
This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the... Continue reading
We have begun working toward a browsing monograph collection in Olin Library. The paper journal collections from Olin Library will be moved to West Campus and a scan-on-demand service will be developed. More information. I welcome your comments or questions - rlewis@wustl.edu. Continue reading
Sorry. I got this information too late to be included in Dec-Jan acquisitions. Browse some of the newest ebooks in this collection. About eMO / Ebschohost ebook collection Ancient Mediterranean environment between science and history [electronic resource] / edited by W.V. Harris. Leiden Boston : Brill, 2013. Arctic exploration in... Continue reading
This is the time of year when we lose our online access to a few titles for various unpredictable reasons. This year I expect a few more problems than usual because we switched subscription agents and there are other complications. The sooner we can report these issues the sooner they... Continue reading
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, v.36, 2014+ is now available on Springer platform. New resource guide: Research Alerts, about how and why to create alerts from databases, ejournals, search engines, and catalogs. Two posts at Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries: News bits: Macmillan-Springer merger, CC-BY at Nature, Open... Continue reading
Did you know the Libraries are giving away cash prizes of $1,000 and $500 to the students who write the best short essays about their own personal library of books? Any full-time WU student—grad or undergrad—may enter to win. There’s no restriction on subject matter. Any collection of books will... Continue reading
February 3, 2015: How to make your work open access; Ruth Lewis February 4, 2015: Researching the Dissertation; Brian Vetruba/Kris Helbling February 5, 2015: Introduction to GIS; Jennifer Moore February 6, 2015: Data Management Best Practices; Cynthia Hudson-Vitale February 9, 2015: Zotero: the bibliography that builds itself; Daria Carson-Dussan February... Continue reading