Announcements

New quiet study space opened on the sixth floor

Becker Library has added a new quiet study area. The Center for the History of Medicine space on the 6th floor of the library is now available to School of Medicine students and faculty for quiet study – no reservations required. The library opened the space in response to student requests for more study areas  [Read more]

Announcements, Scholarly Publishing

Microbiology Society to waive article processing charges for open access publications

Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries are pleased to announce a new Publish and Read agreement for journals published by the Microbiology Society. The agreement allows Washington University corresponding authors a full waiver of Article Processing Charges (APCs) to publish their works under a Creative Commons (CC-BY) Open Access license as of January 1,  [Read more]

Announcements

Using live captioning for an inclusive Zoom experience

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have experienced a sharp increase in the number of events and interactions through video conferencing and collaboration platforms. In many ways, this has yielded several benefits; fewer logistical concerns and the ability to record an event for later viewing means that information can reach more  [Read more]

Announcements

Expanded New York Times Access Now Available

In conjunction with the University Libraries on the Danforth campus, Becker Medical Library is excited to announce that a campus-wide New York Times subscription is now available to all faculty, staff and students. Your subscription provides access to nytimes.com and the NYTimes mobile app at the Basic Digital Access level. Follow these instructions to create  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library releases FY21 annual report

From the Director I am the first to admit that I vastly underestimated the staying power of the COVID-19 pandemic and the enduring changes that it has brought to our lives and work. The vision of everyone returning to work at the library is a distant memory, replaced by the new reality of a hybrid workforce  [Read more]

Announcements, Science and Informatics

Becker Library to expand data management and sharing services

Starting with the Jan. 25, 2023, grant cycle, all NIH grant submissions will be required to include a two-page data management and sharing plan. The plan outlines how the investigator will store, protect, and ultimately share research data generated from NIH funds. In response to this new NIH requirement, as well as growing data management  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker launches Center for Health and Science Communication

Becker Library and the Office of Health Information and Data Science are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Health and Science Communication in order to support the campus community in these increasingly essential competencies. The new center was created in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Medical Education, Office  [Read more]

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