The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the eighth year of the reading group ‘Medicine and literature: Using medical humanities to enrich our professional lives’. This free program is open to the faculty and staff of Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and the Goldfarb School of Nursing.
Whether you’re new to WashU or returning to campus, Bernard Becker Medical Library is here to assist you with your education and research needs. Here are some of the resources and services we provide.
Browse 10,000 open access articles from WashU authors and share your scholarly work in Digital Commons@Becker.
All students and researchers should sign up for an ORCID digital identifier. ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, allowing faculty, researchers, and students to register for a unique identifier. The ORCID iD is a unique, persistent identifier, free of charge to researchers. It is a non-propriety means of establishing your [Read more]
Becker Medical Library has created a new Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources. The guide allows users to browse Becker Library’s growing collection of DEI-related books, many curated through the Feuerstein Health and Wellness Information Center, as well as links to organizations, articles and videos grouped under headings like “Anti-Racism,” “LGBTQIA+,” “People with Disabilities,” [Read more]
Research Profiles, the faculty profile and research information platform for the School of Medicine, has been updated for the current academic year with profiles added for all new faculty members, and several enhancements incorporated into the latest version. The platform now contains individual profiles for over 2,600 faculty members along with organizational profiles for 146 [Read more]
On July 1, 2020, Bernard Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries will integrate our respective catalogs, making both collections searchable from one platform for the first time. Users will notice a new look and feel starting when the Becker Library catalog changes platforms on July 1, but should not expect any changes beyond scope [Read more]
As activity slowly ramps up on the medical campus, we are ramping up our measures to keep library patrons and staff safe and prevent further spread of the coronavirus. New safety measures at Becker Library: Library building access continues to be by WUSM/BJC badge-swipe only. Touchless checkout options are available. You may now check out [Read more]
Development has been ongoing throughout the winter and spring after Research Profiles, the faculty profile and research information platform for the School of Medicine piloted in 2019, was renewed in January for a second year. Existing School of Medicine faculty profiles were recently updated, and approximately 500 new profiles were added. We’ve also made several [Read more]