Becker Library is co-sponsoring The Curren(t)cy of Frankenstein forum to be held on Sept. 28-30 in Clopton Auditorium as part of Washington University’s year-long celebration of the novel’s 200th anniversary. Space is limited and RSVPs are required (click here to register). Each day of the forum will begin with a 30-minute reception prior to the 7 p.m. [Read more]
We’re pleased to announce that Becker Medical Library’s second annual Edible Book Festival will take place on Monday, April 9! Anyone in the medical center community is welcome to participate.
On Thursday, Feb. 22, Philip Skroska, visual and graphic archivist at Becker Medical Library, will give the 61st Historia Medica Lecture, “And We Won’t Come Back Till It’s Over, Over There,” on Base Hospital 21, Washington University Medical Center’s response to World War I. The lecture will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the King Center [Read more]
We’re excited to announce the launch of the new Becker Library email newsletter! Each month we’ll compile helpful news, info and tips and deliver it right to your inbox. Topics are as varied as the services we provide, including science and informatics support, clinical resources and mobile apps, author support, grant applications and compliance, health literacy, archives [Read more]
Join us for some Halloween fun! Becker Library is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest from Oct. 24-27 in the library atrium. Anyone may enter. Simply bring your decorated pumpkin to the library during regular hours on Oct. 24. The top two carved, painted or otherwise decorated pumpkins will win a prize. Staff and patrons may vote in [Read more]
Becker Medical Library's Archives and Rare Books Division has recently launched an email newsletter compiling recent stories from the Becker website and Tumblr. Check out the inaugural edition online and don't forget to sign up below to receive future editions in your inbox monthly! This is a fun way to showcase interesting finds from our rare [Read more]
Several Becker Library staff members attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) conference May 26-31 in Seattle and took an active role in sharing their knowledge with colleagues through a variety of presentations.
Becker Medical Librarian Angela Hardi has co-authored an article with Rupa Patel, MD, the director of the Global Health Pathway in Internal Medicine, about their project to introduce library resources and services to the Washington University School of Medicine Global Health Scholars Pathway. Becker librarian Michelle Doering is also named as a co-author for her [Read more]
Barnes-Jewish Hospital has selected Laura Simon, a clinical librarian at Becker Medical Library, as a 2017 recipient of The Friends of Nursing Award. She will be formally recognized at the 22nd Annual Nursing Awards and Recognition Ceremony on May 10 as part of an annual Nurses’ Week recognition program. Simon joined Becker Medical Library in [Read more]