Announcements

E-book and journal subscription changes for 2019

As usual, January brings changes to Becker Library’s e-book and e-journal subscriptions. The New @ Becker Library guide is regularly updated to keep patrons aware of what content can currently be accessed through the library’s subscriptions. Please contact askbecker@wustl.edu if you have any questions.

Announcements

Becker Medical Library summer construction updates

This announcement is from the Operations & Facilities Management Department. The Operations & Facilities Management Department (OFMD) is excited to announce construction updates for the Becker Medical Library. Read below for the details! Becker Medical Library Starting May 21st, the Operations & Facilities Management Department will begin construction on the first floor and lobby of  [Read more]

Announcements

Director Paul Schoening to present “Building an Onramp to Informatics” in partnership with I2

On Tuesday, March 20, Becker Library Associate Dean and Director Paul Schoening will present “Building an Onramp for Informatics” in the General Medical Sciences Classroom (Room 147B) at the Taylor Avenue Building. The talk is part of the Institute for Informatics (I2) Research-in-Progress Lecture Series. Becker Medical Library has established a strategic initiative to introduce researchers  [Read more]

Mastering Information

Trends We’re Watching for 2018

Happy New Year! As we settle into 2018 we’ve been reflecting on the big picture – the current landscape and the trends that affect our services and our patrons at Washington University Medical Center. Below are a few of the biggest issues we'll be following over the coming year (and years).

Scholarly Publishing

Highly Cited Researchers 2017

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) recently released Highly Cited Researchers 2017, a list recognizing leading researchers in the Sciences and Social Sciences from around the world.

Announcements

Bake Sale-Book Sale to Benefit Holiday Adopt-A-Family

  Join us for some yummy treats! Cupcakes, cookies and sweets galore. Plus a used book sale! (That is, books of all kinds, not medical texts.) Cash only. Each year, Becker Library adopts a needy family from the neighborhoods surrounding the Medical Center as part of the annual Washington University Medical Center Holiday Outreach Program.  [Read more]

Announcements

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts is Dec. 20

  On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books Division will host the Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts from 2 to 5 p.m. in the King Center on the library’s seventh floor. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see a selection of spectacular medical works dating from the Renaissance to the 20th  [Read more]

Announcements

New Embase Classes from Becker Library

Embase is a powerful biomedical database available to the Washington University Medical Center community via Becker Medical Library. We are now pleased to offer two Embase training courses:

Announcements

Catch the Eclipse but Avoid the Solar Retinopathy

As you are almost surely aware, a solar eclipse will be visible across much of the United States, including right here in St. Louis, on Monday, August 21, 2017. It’s kind of a big deal – after all, the last total solar eclipse near St. Louis was in 1442! Hopefully, you are also aware that  [Read more]

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