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Announcements

5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020 update available in the uCentral app

The latest 2020 update to 5-Minute Clinical Consult is now available from Unbound Medicine. The next time you update your uCentral app you will automatically receive the latest 2020 update to 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Newly added content includes Internet Gaming Disorder and a new algorithm for Tinnitus. A variety of mobile medical apps are available  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

NCBI My Bibliography: New Interface

A new version of NCBI My Bibliography was launched earlier this week and includes a new interface. Other features include a color-coded view of compliance status, filtering by compliance status, and functionality on your phone. One big change is that the “My Bibliography” and “Other Citations” collections have been combined into one collection. This will  [Read more]

Announcements

Search, Discover, Connect – Introducing the Profiles at Washington University School of Medicine portal

Today the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and the School of Medicine Office of the Dean are launching a pilot of a faculty profile information system called Profiles at Washington University School of Medicine (profiles.wustl.edu). Profiles is a publicly accessible and easily searchable knowledge base for exploring the expertise and research interests of  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up May 2019

Check your name in Scopus, learn more about Plan S and the outcome of the FTC complaint against the OMICS Group. Check your Name Profile in Scopus Do you have published research? Chances are your author profile is already in Scopus, a large research abstract and citation database. Check your name in Scopus using the  [Read more]

Science and Informatics

Research Data Storage, Data Curation, & Compute Seminar

Join the Research IT Services team and the University Libraries for an overview of high-performance research storage services available at WUSTL. The Research Storage Project provides access to 5TB of active high-performance data storage at no cost to WUSTL faculty members. This seminar will provide technical information and training on the storage services and research  [Read more]

Mastering Information

A Tale of Two Databases: Embase and PubMed

Two of Becker Medical Library’s most popular biomedical databases are Embase and PubMed. While there are similarities between the databases, there are also benefits to using both to be comprehensive in locating the most literature. Additionally, while users may be less familiar with Embase than PubMed, we particularly recommend using Embase in situations where coverage  [Read more]

Archives and Rare Books

Acquisitions Highlight: Teresa J. Vietti Papers

Becker Library recently received a small collection of papers from the estate of Teresa J. Vietti (1927-2010), emeritus professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine and pioneering scientist in the field of pediatric oncology. Vietti completed her residency training at St. Louis Children’s Hospital before spending two years as a hematology/oncology fellow in  [Read more]

Announcements

Celebrating Nurses Week: Nursing exhibit and evidence based nursing resources

Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2019. In celebration, Becker Library Archives will host a special exhibit featuring nursing-related items including photographs, uniforms and yearbooks that commemorate the history of nursing at Washington University Medical Center. Stop by on Thursday, May 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., to see the exhibit. We also encourage our nursing partners at Barnes-Jewish Hospital  [Read more]

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