Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Introducing #FridaysWithBecker

For more than a year now, Becker Library has hosted First Fridays @ Becker, a monthly Archives and Rare Books Division open house featuring items from its amazing collections. This has allowed our staff to do one of their favorite things – show people neat stuff.    While in-person First Friday monthly events are canceled  [Read more]

Announcements

Update on Becker Library COVID-19 Response

The following was updated at 3:50 p.m. on March 17, 2020, with new information on building access. With the university’s March 11 COVID-19 policy announcement, Becker Library will be taking extra steps to curtail the spread of COVID-19. We’ll continue to provide coronavirus-related updates and resources on a dedicated webpage: becker.wustl.edu/covid-19. Effective immediately: All Becker  [Read more]

Announcements

COVID-19 Response

Bernard Becker Medical Library is committed to following the policies set forth by Washington University on March 9 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our community. At this time, the library remains open to the public during business hours and our classes and seminars are continuing as scheduled. If the environment changes or the  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker librarians publish article on curriculum partnership

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Providing Information-Seeking Skills Feedback Within a Medical School Curriculum: A Partnership between Librarians and Education Specialists” by authors Deborah Thomas and Angela Hardi of Becker Library, and Carolyn Dufault, an assistant dean in the Office of Medical Student Education. The article was published in the journal Medical Reference  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Send Your Sweetie a Unique Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year we’ve created four printable Valentine’s Day cards that feature some niche medical library humor. We hope you’ll enjoy them, and maybe even be inspired to send one to your sweetie (or fellow student, office bestie, etc.) Click the images below to open a PDF that you can print. Fold the  [Read more]

Announcements, Archives and Rare Books

Color Our Collections

From Feb. 3-7, 2020, Becker Library will again participate 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 share free coloring content with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections and invite their followers to color and get creative with their  [Read more]

Announcements

Notable African-Americans in Science and Technology Poster Series

A series of posters highlighting African Americans in science and technology will be on display in Becker Medical Library from Jan. 17-31, and in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center lobby from Feb. 3-28. The posters will then travel throughout the medical school and Danforth campuses. Among the many featured scientists and inventors are Alan  [Read more]

Announcements

Profiles Pilot Extended Through 2020, Scope Expanded

Thanks to the thoughtful feedback provided by faculty, staff and students during the initial pilot phase, the School of Medicine recently decided to extend the pilot of Profiles at Washington University School of Medicine through the end of 2020. Among the changes planned in this next phase of the pilot are: Expanding the scope to  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker Library Annual Report for FY2019 Now Available

Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019) was filled with continued innovation, thriving partnerships and diligent stewardship of our world-class resources. Find details, collection and usage statistics, and more in the full FY19 Annual Report Booklet and FY19 Annual Report Supplement and Appendices. Key points are below. BUILDING ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS FY 2019  [Read more]

Announcements

Enhance Your Skills with Classes from Becker Library

A new section of the Becker Library website that showcases class offerings is now live at becker.wustl.edu/classes. Browse classes by category using the subject area links (left side of the page on desktop view) or peruse all class titles in the default list format. Class topics range from EndNote citation management, to grant application and  [Read more]

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