Announcements

3rd Annual Edible Book Festival at Becker Library

What’s an edible book, you ask? Edible books are silly or serious creations made of food and inspired by books, titles, characters or authors. Check out photos of previous entries, and here’s some more inspiration from other Edible Book Festivals around the world. The 2019 Edible Book Festival will be held on Monday, April 1. You can source books, titles, characters or  [Read more]

Announcements

Join us at the Health Happening on Feb. 22

Stop by and see us at the School of Medicine’s annual Health Happening on Friday, Feb.22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. We’re excited to discuss consumer health issues and resources with you, including what’s available at the new Feurstein Health and Wellness Information Center. Below are links to a  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library Annual Report for FY2018 Now Available

Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) was marked by increasing demand for innovative services and continued reliance on a world-class collection of resources. Find details, collection and usage statistics, and more in the full FY2018 Becker Library Annual Report and Annual Report Supplement and Appendices, or see key points below. BUILDING ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Color Our Collections

For the first time ever, Becker Library is participating in #ColorOurCollections, a week-long coloring fest on social media organized by libraries, archives and other cultural institutions around the world. Using materials from their collections, these institutions are sharing free coloring content with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections and inviting their followers to color and get creative with  [Read more]

Announcements

The Translational Science Benefits Model (TSBM)

A cross-disciplinary team, which includes members of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Center for Public Health Systems Science at the Brown School at Washington University, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website: translationalsciencebenefits.wustl.edu. The Translational Science Benefits  [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

E-book and journal subscription changes for 2019

As usual, January brings changes to Becker Library’s e-book and e-journal subscriptions. The New @ Becker Library guide is regularly updated to keep patrons aware of what content can currently be accessed through the library’s subscriptions. Please contact askbecker@wustl.edu if you have any questions.

Announcements

Update on Becker Library’s Bound-Journal Collection

In 2016, Becker Library’s bound-journal collection, comprising 112,012 volumes from 3,316 titles, some dating back to the 1800s, was moved to an off-site storage facility as part of a building renovation project. Since then we have been carefully evaluating the collection to determine which titles and volumes are the most important to permanently keep, while  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library formalizes partnership with Institute for Informatics (I2)

Becker Medical Library has provided bioinformatics services to the Washington University School of Medicine and medical center community dating back to the 1990s. This history led to a natural partnership with the Institute for Informatics (I2) when the institute was established in 2016 – a partnership now formalized to provide faculty, staff and students with  [Read more]

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