Upcoming Events

21 Oct
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | October 21, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center - Room 602

Save Time! This presentation will improve your competence in searching skills related to manuscript and grant preparation at all stages of your research endeavors.

22 Oct
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | October 22, 2019
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Room 400

Learn the basics of study design and methods as a basis for how to read research articles with a critical eye, and decipher strength of evidence and clinical applicability.

22 Oct
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | October 22, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center - Room 205

An overview of data sharing requirements, preparing data to be shared, finding a repository and the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles for data sharing.

23 Oct
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | October 23, 2019
Olin Library (Danforth Campus)

Forum and roundtable discussion presenting diverse disciplinary perspectives. Share your experience making research and scholarly works more accessible.

24 Oct
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | October 24, 2019
Holden Auditorium

Presented by Kathryn Funk, program manager for PubMed Central at the U.S. National Library of Medicine as part of the Open October series.

29 Oct
9:00 am - 12:00 pm | October 29, 2019
McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg - Room 100

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, led by Ian Sullivan from the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. In the morning session participants will gain a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into their current workflows by creating a reproducible project from start to finish.

29 Oct
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | October 29, 2019
McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg - Room 100

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, led by Ian Sullivan from the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. In the afternoon session participants will build on the knowledge gained in the morning session by examining case studies and designing appropriate open workflows for each situation.

30 Oct
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | October 30, 2019
McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg - Room 100

Objectives: introduce R objects and classes, provide an overview of some popular data structures (vectors, matrices, and data frames), and touch on basic data manipulation and visualization

31 Oct
10:00 am - 10:30 am | October 31, 2019
Olin Library (Danforth Campus)

Learn about ORCID – a unique identifier for your works – and what having one can do for you.

1 Nov
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | November 1, 2019
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Archives and Rare Books Reading Room

On the first Friday of each month, grab a coffee and a cookie with our staff at an informal presentation of themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare books collections. November's theme is Plagiarism.

4 Nov
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | November 4, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center - Room 602

This class introduces the basics of EndNote software, a flexible tool for organizing bibliographic references.

6 Nov
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | November 6, 2019
McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg - Room 100

Objectives: Advanced data visualization using ggplot2

13 Nov
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | November 13, 2019
McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg - Room 100

Objectives: introduce genomic data analysis using R/Bioconductor and associated visualizations.

13 Nov
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | November 13, 2019
Bernard Becker Medical Library - King Center

Bernard Becker Medical Library, in collaboration with the Center for History Of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, presents this lecture series on the history of medicine. Lectures are free and open to the public.

14 Nov
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | November 14, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (203)

In this #SciComm Seminar you'll hear podcasting tips from Jim Dryden, director of broadcast and podcasts for Medical Public Affairs, and Claire Gauen, publications and digital outreach initiatives editor managing producer of “Hold That Thought” for Arts & Sciences.

15 Nov
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm | November 15, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (204)

Are you preparing a grant application for NIH? Do you want to learn more about SciENcv? This session will review the instructions for creating a biosketch in the NIH format and include a review of NCBI SciENcv, a tool to generate a biosketch.

20 Nov
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | November 20, 2019
Bernard Becker Medical Library - King Center

Join us as we explore both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. November's selection is "The Alchemist’s Daughter" by Katharine McMahon.

6 Dec
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | December 6, 2019
Bernard Becker Medical Library - King Center

On Friday, Dec. 6, Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books Division will host the Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see a selection of spectacular medical works dating from the Renaissance to the 20th century up close. This event is free and open to the public – all are welcome to attend.

13 Dec
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | December 13, 2019
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center - Room 602

This class introduces the basics of EndNote software, a flexible tool for organizing bibliographic references.

3 Jan
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | January 3, 2020
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Archives and Rare Books Reading Room

On the first Friday of each month, grab a coffee and a cookie with our staff at an informal presentation of themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare books collections. January's theme is Oldest Items.

22 Jan
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | January 22, 2020
Bernard Becker Medical Library - King Center

Bernard Becker Medical Library, in collaboration with the Center for History Of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, presents this lecture series on the history of medicine. Lectures are free and open to the public.