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Commit to using plain language in the new year

Have you wondered how to improve the documents and forms your department shares with research participants and patients? Plain language is one of the best tools to ensure your writing is clear and accessible to all. Research shows it can increase research participation, improve adherence, and overall, lead to better health outcomes.  A few of  [Read more]

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Introducing retraction alerts in EndNote 20

EndNote has teamed up with Retraction Watch to receive regular feeds from their database. With EndNote 20.2, retracted articles will be flagged in the EndNote library. Retraction Watch’s database includes nearly 30,000 retracted papers and conference abstracts dating back to the 1970s. You will see the following when a retraction is found: You will need  [Read more]

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5 steps to prep for a great systematic review

As national leaders in systematic review support, Becker Library provides a robust service to the School of Medicine community. Before filling out the request, form, here are five steps to consider.

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Key takeaways from #SciComm Week

Becker Library recently hosted its first #SciComm Week to launch its new Center for Health and Science Communication. Three exceptional science communicators shared their expertise for the series. Here are a few highlights from the presentations. Transforming Slide Design Melissa Marshall, Founder of Present Your Science, kicked off the week by sharing the assertion-evidence slide design  [Read more]

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Extend due dates and create reading lists with MyCatalog

Logging into the library catalog with the MyCatalog feature allows you to extend due dates for checked-out materials and create reading lists or preferred searches. To explore these features, go to the library catalog and click the My Catalog tab. Here you will log in using your WUSTL Key. After logging in, you will see  [Read more]

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New Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

Becker Medical Library has created a new Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources. The guide allows users to browse Becker Library’s growing collection of DEI-related books, many curated through the Feuerstein Health and Wellness Information Center, as well as links to organizations, articles and videos grouped under headings like “Anti-Racism,” “LGBTQIA+,” “People with Disabilities,”  [Read more]

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