Becker Blog

Announcements

Fees removed for remote access to Becker resources

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and the campus shifted to remote work, Becker Library quickly opened up remote (proxy) access to its e-books, journals and databases – which was previously obtained through paid individual accounts – to be freely accessible to all School of Medicine faculty and staff (students already received free access). As it  [Read more]

Announcements

New to WashU? Welcome to Becker!

Whether you’re new to WashU or returning to campus, get to know all the resources, services and study spaces available to you at Becker Library.

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up August 2021

Learn more about the new Web of Science interface, the ORCID Trust Program series and the recent release of the 2021 Journal Citation Reports. Clarivate Analytics recently released the 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR). This year’s edition includes more than 20,000 journals from 113 countries across five continents and 254 research categories in  [Read more]

Archives and Rare Books

Traces of Book Owners Past

Do you leave marks on your books? Maybe underline a few key words, put an asterisk next to an important passage, or jot down a quick summary of a point you want to remember? If you do, no worries – people have been writing in their books for centuries! Today, we’re going to look at  [Read more]

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