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]
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]
On Tuesday, April 30, Dr. Amanuel Haile, Dean of the College of Health Sciences at Mekelle University in northern Ethiopia, visited Becker Medical Library at Washington University in St. Louis as part of an ongoing partnership between the two institutions led by Dr. L. Lewis Wall, professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Haile’s visit to St. [Read more]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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]
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]
On Thursday, Jan. 25 and Friday, Jan. 26, workers will be modifying the compact shelving area on the south side of the library’s lower level.
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).
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.
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]