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Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up July 2019

Learn more about a new clinical research preprint server, NSF and SciENcv, and updated guidance for My Bibliography. The Do’s & Don’ts of Hyperlinks in Grant Applications. Posted on May 13, 2019 by NIH Staff. The do’s and don’ts of hyperlinks in grant applications are simple: Do include hyperlinks when explicitly requested in application guide,  [Read more]

Archives and Rare Books

“A fact of life – not a crime”

Fifty years ago today the Stonewall uprising began in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. In the 1960s, as in preceding decades, police commonly raided bars that catered to gay and lesbian clientele on the pretext of liquor license violations. This was the case at Stonewall  [Read more]

Announcements

Chris Sorensen brings data management and sharing services, REDCap workshops to Becker Library

Chris Sorensen, PhD, recently joined Becker Library as a senior support scientist in the library’s new Division of Data and Research Computing. Sorensen comes to the library from the Program in Physical Therapy here at Washington University School of Medicine where he completed his doctorate in movement science before working as a staff scientist managing  [Read more]

Mastering Information

Magnet Status: How librarians are helping

In 2003, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to achieve the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition® Magnet recognition is the highest level of recognition possible for excellence in nursing practice. Magnet hospitals “have an ethical and professional responsibility to contribute to patient care, the organization, and the profession in terms of new  [Read more]

Mastering Information

Preparing for a Systematic Review

As national leaders in systematic review support, Becker Library provides a robust Systematic Review Service to the Washington University Medical Center community. Becker librarians have recently updated the Systematic Review Request Form as part of their effort to continually improve the Systematic Review Service and give patrons the most comprehensive experience when working with a  [Read more]

Uncategorized

Updated LGBTQ Health Care Resource Guide

Becker Library’s updated LGBTQ Health Care Resource Guide is designed to assist health professionals with finding health and research information related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender-questioning communities. There are also links for LGBTQ individuals looking for professional associations and community resources. A new addition features resources for finding a provider, including Washington University  [Read more]

Archives and Rare Books

Queeny Tower Controversy

A new exhibit titled “That Was Then: An Architectural History of the Washington University Medical Center” is on display through Aug. 16 on the seventh floor of Bernard Becker Medical Library. Through a series of before-and-after photographs, the exhibit shows how the medical campus has changed over the past 100 years. One building in particular  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

NIH Public Access Compliance: Grant Funding Acknowledgements

Acknowledging your funding is a good practice of responsible conduct of research, a requirement of receiving the funding and a critical step to help demonstrate the impact of funding to policymakers and taxpayers. It is important to be consistent when acknowledging grant-funding sources, especially for NIH Public Access Compliance. Here are some tips that can  [Read more]

Announcements

Becker now accepts online payments

By popular request, Becker Library is now able to accept credit card payments online for interlibrary loans, Proxy (remote access) accounts and more! To pay online, go to becker.wustl.edu and select “Make a payment” from under “Using the Library” in the top navigation menu. You will be linked to Becker Library’s new CashNet page where  [Read more]

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