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]
Cathy Sarli, a senior librarian at Becker Medical Library who focuses on scholarly publishing support, is quoted in a feature titled “New tools for measuring academic performance” published in the February 10, 2017, issue of Science. Sarli specializes in analyzing the impact of research and is a principal author of the Becker Model for Assessing Research [Read more]
Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries working together have successfully negotiated a license agreement with Wiley Publishing that, for the first time, allows university-wide access to all of the Wiley electronic journals subscribed to by either Becker Library or University Libraries. Students, faculty and staff on both the Danforth and Medical School campuses may now access a combined total of 490 Wiley e-journals, including archived e-journal backfiles. The joint agreement has not only expanded the resources available to both campuses but also saved money by allowing the elimination of 29 duplicate subscriptions.
On February 16, 2017, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Bernard Becker Medical Library and the Center for History Of Medicine will present the 56th Historia Medica Lecture, “Books and Bodies: 500 Years of Printing Medical Texts,” followed by a grand opening reception in the newly renovated Glaser Gallery. The event is free and open to the [Read more]