Announcements

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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.

Mastering Information

New Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

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]

Announcements

Research Profiles Updated for 2020-21 Academic Year

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]

Announcements

Research Profiles Updated for 2020

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]

Archives and Rare Books

WashU Med bulletins: 1920 vs. 2020

The close of a decade often triggers retrospective pieces recounting changes over the previous ten years. But in the world of special collections, we tend to look back further. So as we start 2020, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at what the admissions and tuition requirements for the School  [Read more]

Mastering Information

Brown Skin Matters

It may seem obvious that resources for learning about and diagnosing skin conditions should be inclusive of the variety of skin tones on which those conditions can appear, often with great variation depending on the skin tone. Yet many resources still predominantly use images of conditions on white skin. A recent story on NPR  discussed  [Read more]

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.

Staff News

Becker senior support scientist presents at NISO virtual conference

This week, Becker Library Senior Support Scientist Marcy Vana was featured as a speaker at the virtual conference of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO). Her presentation, “A Collaborative Approach to Supporting Research and High Performance Computing,” showcased an innovative and ongoing partnership she has helped to create between Becker Library and the Center for  [Read more]

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