Announcements, Science and Informatics

Check out our New and Improved WUSTL REDCap Confluence Documentation!

The WUSTL REDCap Confluence Documentation recently received a major upgrade following the migration from version 7 and system update to version 14.  The documentation contains several pages of information, shareable links, and tools to help WUSTL REDCap users work more efficiently in the WUSTL Instance of REDCap.  Some highlights include: 1. A new Frequently Asked  [Read more]


Discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) for Future Science Journal Titles

Becker Medical Library is pleased to announce a new “Read & Publish” agreement with Future Science Group, a publisher of scientific journals. This agreement allows for a full waiver of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for works published by Washington University corresponding authors, starting January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2025.


Electronic Journal Tips and Hints

The new E-Journal Tips and Hints guide is designed to assist with using e-Journals and accessing articles.  The Bernard Becker Medical Library along with Danforth Campus University Libraries provides a rapidly growing collection of e-journals covering many subjects. Sometimes that variety and pace of change can make locating journal articles complicated.   The guide can  [Read more]


All modules of Ditki are now available

Ditki (formerly Draw it to Know it) provides an efficient learning platform for faculty, students, and clinicians. Through a rigorous process, Ditki Medical & Biological Sciences presents anatomy and science in an instructive format that flows logically, so comprehension comes naturally, and memorization comes easily. Interactive exercises, drills, quizzes, and downloadable flashcards are available.

Modules include all human body systems along with subject modules on biochemistry, neuroscience, genetics, and histology among others.  Board preparation tutorials for USMLE/COMLEX QBanks are also available. The Board Prep materials provide questions and rapid-review tutorials, designed to save you time as you review.


ILLiad Update

Becker Library Technology Services, working closely with Collection Management, has updated the Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) request web pages. The new pages are mobile-friendly and more accessible. Users can now retrieve a full history of requests and search across active and previous requests. To learn more about Interlibrary Loan at Becker Library: If you have  [Read more]


New to WashU? Welcome to Becker!

Welcome to Washington University School of Medicine! Whether you’re new to WashU or returning to campus, Bernard Becker Medical Library is here to assist with your education and research needs. Essential resources and services: Find assistance with literature searches, using databases and other information needs: Email us at or visit the Information Services Desk  [Read more]


STAT+ access now available on the Medical Campus

Becker Medical Library now provides the School of Medicine access to original reporting and analysis of breaking news in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industry from the new and highly requested resource STAT+. This resource provides in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Students, staff and faculty must use their email  [Read more]


EndNote 21: A New Version

The all new EndNote 21 and EndNote Web help you manage and format citations like never before with bold new features. With EndNote 21 you stay organized using features like tags that enhance productivity. You can enjoy peace of mind with data restoration functions that protect your work. Additionally, EndNote 21 supports you to improve  [Read more]

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