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Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up August 2020

Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries recently renewed their contract with Elsevier and as part of the renewal process, corresponding authors from WUSTL are entitled to a 25% discount on article processing charges (APCs) for most Elsevier journals. Eligible titles include over 2,000 Elsevier-owned journals, with the exception of Cell Press and The Lancet,  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library joins new Office of Health Information and Data Science

The School of Medicine recently announced that Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, director of the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named associate dean for health information and data science, and chief data scientist for the School of Medicine. As associate dean, Dr. Payne will oversee the Institute for Informatics with its newly  [Read more]

Mastering Information

Get EndNote help via Zoom

Becker Library’s resident EndNote expert, Coordinator of Education Services Kim Lipsey, is available to meet one-on-one via Zoom for EndNote troubleshooting and assistance – simply contact her at lipseyk@wustl.edu to set up an appointment. She is available to answer any EndNote-related questions you may have. Examples of issues Kim has helped with include: How do I link references  [Read more]

Uncategorized

Locate Faculty and Find Expertise Using “Analyze Text” in Research Profiles

Discovering experts and building your multidisciplinary research team is easier than ever in Research Profiles – simply use the copy/paste search feature to analyze blocks of text from publication abstracts, research grants or funding announcements. As shown in the example below, you can use this feature to quickly identify profiles most closely related to the  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

New Preprint Guide from Becker Library

COVID-19 has spurred an increase in preprints which are a means of sharing research findings prior to formal peer review. Preprints related to COVID-19 are being posted to preprint repositories at a rapid rate. As of March 24, 2020, there were 738 preprints in medRxiv and bioRxiv related to the COVID-19 virus; as of this  [Read more]

Archives and Rare Books

Online puzzles from the Archives and Rare Books Division

As part of our ongoing effort to bring our collections to you virtually as we all practice social distancing, we’ve created a series of online puzzles featuring images from Becker Library’s archival and rare book collections. See the images and links to their puzzles below. Helpful tips: Select your puzzle from the options below –  [Read more]

Announcements

WashU authors get 25% off Elsevier open access processing charges

Washington University’s recently renewed contract with Elsevier extends a 25% discount on article processing charges for open access articles in most Elsevier journals. Please check the Washington University in St. Louis Journal Finder List to confirm eligible titles. The discount applies to corresponding authors from Washington University in St. Louis whose manuscripts were submitted to eligible Elsevier  [Read more]

Announcements

Link to full text from PubMed for Becker-subscribed titles

PubMed is updating how its full-text links work. Previously, the library’s “Full Text @ Becker” icon displayed in the top right corner of the abstract only when the full text of the article was available via the library’s subscriptions (provided you had accessed PubMed via the Becker website). Going forward, a “Get it @ Becker”  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Browse WashUMed’s digital repository from anywhere

Digital Commons@Becker is a great resource for research, especially because it can be accessed remotely! Digital Commons@Becker is the medical school’s repository containing scholarly works such as journal articles, meeting abstracts, posters, newsletters, videos, annual reports and other materials produced by School of Medicine faculty and staff. There are over 14,000 works in Digital Commons@Becker. The  [Read more]

Announcements

Statement on Racial Discrimination and Inequities

At Becker Library we recognize that we have a responsibility to work to end racial discrimination and inequities. We are committed to exposing racism and taking action to foster equity, inclusivity, and diversity within our library and our community. We strive to be a catalyst for knowledge and discovery in a manner that is inclusive of all  [Read more]

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