Author Archives: Emily Scharf

New Technology in Room 215

Webster University Library is pleased to announce the purchase of new technology that enables multiple users to wirelessly display their computer screens on a large group monitor. The technology that enables this interactivity also allows users to seamlessly switch between … Continue reading

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Overview of Library Services webinar

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:00pm CST for one hour, Emily Scharf and John Watts, Instruction and Liaison Services Librarians, will introduce you to the array of information available online to students across the world of Webster. Click this link … Continue reading

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Food for Fines, December 1-20

It’s back! From December 1 to December 20, 2013, Webster University Library will forgive $1 in fines for each food item donated to Operation Food Search up to $10. Anyone can come to the Library and donate food, even if … Continue reading

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Summer reading recommendations

It’s summer and it’s hot. What’s better than reading on the beach or in the cool air conditioning? We have a display of summer reads in the library right now, but if you can’t make it here, allow us to … Continue reading

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Food for Fines 5/5-5/10

May 5-10, 2013 The Webster University Library will forgive $1 in fines for each food item donated to Operation Food Search up to $10. Anyone can come to the Library and donate food, even if they don’t have library fines. … Continue reading

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Library Satisfaction Survey

The library is conducting its triennial satisfaction survey, and we’d like your input to help improve our services.  Please visit our survey website page:  http://library.webster.edu/libinfo/survey2013.html to fill out a brief survey.  Students who complete the survey will be entered into … Continue reading

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Online research guides jump start your research

You’ve got a paper to write, or a project to work on, and your professor has told you that you need a certain number of articles and books. Now what? A great place to start is by using one of … Continue reading

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Folger Shakespeare Digital Texts

The Folger Shakespeare Library launched a new website today where users can get Shakespeare plays for free and also download the source code for the plays. Their press release states: “Users can read the plays online, download PDFs for offline … Continue reading

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Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Institute has launched the Getty Research Portal. This new database is full of information on art history and links to about 20,000 book titles in the public domain. The resources are drawn from Columbia University, the Frick … Continue reading

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Author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

We were saddened to hear that famed children’s author Maurice Sendak passed away today at age 83. His children’s books inspired and comforted many and he will be greatly missed. If you are interested in reading his books, you can … Continue reading

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