New E-Books

Here are some of the electronic books which the University Library recently purchased:

A Companion to Thomas Jefferson

Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Companion to Medical Anthropology

Who’s Buying: Executive Summary of Household Spending

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

Latin American Popular Culture since Independence

Digital Youth: The Role of Media in Development

These titles are available to W&L researchers from both on-campus and off-campus locations. No passwords are required.

Book Sale Update

Good books to good homes!
Starting Wednesday 11/2, come to Leyburn Library’s lobby to buy a bag for $5 and stuff it with as many books from the remainders of our booksale that will fit! We still have a great variety!

Buy two bags for $10 and you’ve got quite a personal collection! You can still also buy individual books: hardbound books for $1 and paperbacks for $0.50.

Students, parents, and other members of the University community are invited to expand their personal libraries at the annual Washington and Lee University Library book sale over Parents’ Weekend in the Leyburn Library lobby.

The sale will begin officially on Friday, October 28th at 8:30 a.m., preceded by an exclusive Friends of the Library members preview held on Thursday, October 27th, from 4:00-7:00 pm.

The book sale will run through Tuesday, November 1st, with books marked down to half-price beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, October 31st.

In addition to the usual stock, we have a nice selection of art, history, and literature titles.

Here is our 2011 policy statement on the book sale. If you have questions, please contact Head of Technical Services Laura Turner.