Announcements

Becker Library Annual Report for FY2019 Now Available

Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019) was filled with continued innovation, thriving partnerships and diligent stewardship of our world-class resources. Find details, collection and usage statistics, and more in the full FY19 Annual Report Booklet and FY19 Annual Report Supplement and Appendices. Key points are below. BUILDING ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS FY 2019  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Travel Scholarships Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use

Bernard Becker Medical Library is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s holdings are particularly strong include ophthalmology and optics, neurology, deaf education, and the history of dentistry. In order to encourage  [Read more]

Announcements

Chris Sorensen brings data management and sharing services, REDCap workshops to Becker Library

Chris Sorensen, PhD, recently joined Becker Library as a senior support scientist in the library’s new Division of Data and Research Computing. Sorensen comes to the library from the Program in Physical Therapy here at Washington University School of Medicine where he completed his doctorate in movement science before working as a staff scientist managing  [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]

Announcements

Becker Library Annual Report for FY2018 Now Available

Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) was marked by increasing demand for innovative services and continued reliance on a world-class collection of resources. Find details, collection and usage statistics, and more in the full FY2018 Becker Library Annual Report and Annual Report Supplement and Appendices, or see key points below. BUILDING ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Travel Scholarships Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use

Bernard Becker Medical Library is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s holdings are particularly strong include ophthalmology and optics, neurology, deaf education, and the history of dentistry. In order to encourage  [Read more]

Announcements

Update on Becker Library’s Bound-Journal Collection

In 2016, Becker Library’s bound-journal collection, comprising 112,012 volumes from 3,316 titles, some dating back to the 1800s, was moved to an off-site storage facility as part of a building renovation project. Since then we have been carefully evaluating the collection to determine which titles and volumes are the most important to permanently keep, while  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library formalizes partnership with Institute for Informatics (I2)

Becker Medical Library has provided bioinformatics services to the Washington University School of Medicine and medical center community dating back to the 1990s. This history led to a natural partnership with the Institute for Informatics (I2) when the institute was established in 2016 – a partnership now formalized to provide faculty, staff and students with  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Travel Scholarships Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use

Bernard Becker Medical Library is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s holdings are particularly strong include ophthalmology and optics, neurology, deaf education, and the history of dentistry. In order to encourage  [Read more]