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Locate Faculty and Find Expertise Using “Analyze Text” in Research Profiles

Discovering experts and building your multidisciplinary research team is easier than ever in Research Profiles – simply use the copy/paste search feature to analyze blocks of text from publication abstracts, research grants or funding announcements. As shown in the example below, you can use this feature to quickly identify profiles most closely related to the  [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]

Announcements

Search, Discover, Connect – Introducing the Profiles at Washington University School of Medicine portal

Today the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and the School of Medicine Office of the Dean are launching a pilot of a faculty profile information system called Profiles at Washington University School of Medicine (profiles.wustl.edu). Profiles is a publicly accessible and easily searchable knowledge base for exploring the expertise and research interests of  [Read more]

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]

Announcements

#SciComm Thursday Finale – Join us on May 17th for a Panel of National and Local Media: “Telling Your Story in a ‘Post-Truth’ World”

We invite you to join the Becker Medical Library and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences for an exciting wrap-up of our 2017-2018 #SciComm Thursdays series on Thursday, May 17th from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Connor Auditorium. This culminating event will feature local and national members of the media discussing what they see as  [Read more]

Mastering Information

World-Renowned Experts Can Enrich Educational Experiences

Henry Stewart Talks (specially prepared, seminar-style, online lectures narrated by world-leading experts) not only offer a great way to expand your professional horizons – they can also be a valuable teaching tool if used to supplement existing material or in a flipped classroom scenario.

Announcements

Becker Celebrates Open Access Week with Digital Commons@Becker Milestones

“Open in Action” is the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, which begins October 24. Established by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and partners in the student community in 2008, International Open Access Week highlights the importance of making research and scholarly works more openly available, and how institutions, researchers, librarians, students, and others are making that happen.