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New Folks in Biology or Mathematics

An introduction to library collections and services

Welcome to the Washington University Libraries!

The Fall 2014 New Graduate Student & Faculty Orientation and Happy Hour will be Friday, August 22nd at Olin Library.

  • Olin Library lobby & Ginkgo room, 3-4 pm: Registration, self-guided tours of Olin and browsing exhibit tables about library services such as Data/GIS, electronic theses & dissertations and other scholarly publishing services, and various special collections
  • Whispers at Olin Library, 4-5 pm: Happy Hour with other new students and faculty

This guide is intended to help you become familiar with the services and resources available to you at Washington University. It's only a starting point. For a more comprehensive look, consult the following:

Recommended: Individuals and small groups should contact Ruth Lewis to arrange a personal tour or overview of library resources and services.

HELP: Are you willing to join the pool of students we can call on for focus groups to discuss issues related to improving library services?  If so, please fill out this volunteer form.  Thanks very much!!


Ruth Lewis

I'm NOT the Supervisor of Olin Subject Librarians any longer but the rest of the video is correct.(July 2013)


  • Biology, Math & History of Science-Technology-Medicine subject librarian
  • Co-chair Scholarly Communications Group
  • Scholarly Communications Coordinator
  • Writing 1 librarians
  • Olin Library Help Desk

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