The National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced a Policy, Public Access and Data Sharing, for publications and data in 2016 to allow for sharing of data and knowledge about cancer among researchers, clinicians and patients to improve cancer outcomes.
Becker Library now provides students and faculty access to 40 highly recognized titles for Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Surgery, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]