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 from Philosophical Transactions : 350 years of publishing at the Royal Society (1665 – 2015)
WU has resubscribed to Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, so we now have access online to v.1, 1970+.
New blog which may interest some of you: Global Medieval Studies, the official blog of Arc-Humanities, the Applied Research Centre for the Humanities.
Free workshop for historians and librarians interested in applying digital humanities tools to researching the history of medicine: Images and Texts in Medical History: An Introduction to Methods, Tools, and Data from the Digital Humanities, April 11-13, 2016, at the National Library of Medicine. This press release lists some speakers. More information. Registration details won't be available until summer 2015.
Now available: The KIC Bookeye overhead scanner in the Art & Architecture Library may be better than the flat scanners available in Olin Library for scanning some paper books and bound journals. Scanner features:
- Can scan flat or in a V-cradle mode (less strain on the spine)
- Documents can be saved in several formats (e.g, pdf, jpeg, and png)
- Handles materials up to 17 x 24 inches, scans in black & white, grayscale or color. Scans from 100 to 600 dpi resolution
- Save to USB flash drive or send to email (wustl.edu addresses only)
Two libraries have been added to the MOBIUS catalog: Missouri Botanical Garden and Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center. Some items in their collections may be found and requested as you normally would from MOBIUS. MOBIUS FAQs
Browse over 3,000 digitized volumes of historical medical journals! Medical Heritage Library announces that their plan to digitize significant American medical journals, primarily dating from 1797 to 1923, is now complete.
Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries during February and March: