Announcements

Upcoming Login Changes for eRA Commons and NCBI Users

The ways you log in to eRA Commons and NCBI accounts will be changing. eRA Commons NIH announced that two-factor authentication will soon be required for eRA Commons users. Login.gov is the only two-factor authentication provider currently available for eRA Commons. With one login.gov account, users can sign into multiple government agency systems while taking  [Read more]

Announcements

Getting to Know the New Becker Library Catalog

As we announced last year, Becker Library now shares an integrated catalog with Washington University Libraries. In the new catalog, users can search resources, find links to Becker’s interlibrary loan service, an Ask Us @ Becker button to reach our help desk, and a journal-title search, among other tools.     Shared electronic resources records have a WUSM full text  [Read more]

Announcements

NCBI is Transitioning to Federated Credentials in June 2021

NCBI will be transitioning from NCBI-managed login credentials to federated account login credentials managed by eRA Commons, Google or by a university point of access (WUSTL Key).  NCBI-managed login credentials currently allow users to login to their MyNCBI portal for resources such as PubMed, My Bibliography, and SciENcv. NCBI-managed login credentials also allow users to  [Read more]

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Becker-curated vaccine resources, Chief Data Scientist’s official regional vaccine waiting lists

As we progress through the national COVID-19 vaccination process, access to reliable and credible vaccine information is critical for ourselves, our patients, and our community. To this end, Becker Library’s Guide to COVID-19 Resources is now updated with library-curated resources on the COVID-19 vaccine and its development, including WashU Chief Data Scientist Philip Payne’s list  [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

Find mentors, list mentoring and education activities in Research Profiles

For many faculty, teaching and mentoring are as important a part of their professional life as being a researcher or a clinician. To better reflect these responsibilities and interests, Research Profiles was recently expanded to include information on education and mentoring activities as part of an individual profile. In addition to highlighting faculty’s work as  [Read more]

Announcements

Accessing your classroom material 

Becker Library can help faculty, instructors and students with access to required or recommended classroom material. Here are some tips to answer frequently asked questions. Search to see if the library already has the material: For print books and e-books, search the library catalog to see if we already have the material. Search for only  [Read more]

Announcements

Research Profiles Updated for 2020-21 Academic Year

Research Profiles, the faculty profile and research information platform for the School of Medicine, has been updated for the current academic year with profiles added for all new faculty members, and several enhancements incorporated into the latest version. The platform now contains individual profiles for over 2,600 faculty members along with organizational profiles for 146  [Read more]

Announcements

Fees removed for remote access to Becker resources

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and the campus shifted to remote work, Becker Library quickly opened up remote (proxy) access to its e-books, journals and databases – which was previously obtained through paid individual accounts – to be freely accessible to all School of Medicine faculty and staff (students already received free access). As it  [Read more]

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