Scholarly Publishing

Got ORCID iD?

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]

Announcements

New to WashU? Welcome to Becker!

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

Search All WashU Libraries Resources at Once Starting July 1

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]

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]

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