Libraries

Four days, four libraries: Here’s what it was like

I spent an hour studying in four different spaces on campus in the hopes of comparing study environments to find what works best for me (and maybe for you, too).

| Contributing Writer

Ok, Zoomer: Resources and tips to smooth the transition to online learning

Here are some small ways to make the move to virtual learning a bit smoother.

| Senior Scene Editor

From A to Zzzzzs: The finals guide to sleeping on campus

Reading week is drawing to a close, but that awful, sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach is welling up in full force.

| Associate Editor

WU libraries sponsor annual book-collecting contest

The Washington University Libraries have begun accepting applications for their 24th annual Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition, with a $1,000 first prize and a $500 second prize. Any full-time current Washington University student is eligible to enter the competition. The deadline is Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

| Contributing Reporter

Libraries receive federal grant to digitize pre-war slave lawsuits

Washington University Libraries received one of the largest grants in the institution’s history, a $376,426 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The money will fund the St. Louis Freedom Suits Legal Encoding Project, which aims to digitize pre-Civil War lawsuits that slaves brought against slaveholders in the St. Louis Circuit Court.

| Contributing Reporter

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