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Archives and Rare Books

Online puzzles from the Archives and Rare Books Division

As part of our ongoing effort to bring our collections to you virtually as we all practice social distancing, we’ve created a series of online puzzles featuring images from Becker Library’s archival and rare book collections. See the images and links to their puzzles below. Helpful tips: Select your puzzle from the options below –  [Read more]

Announcements

WashU authors get 25% off Elsevier open access processing charges

Washington University’s recently renewed contract with Elsevier extends a 25% discount on article processing charges for open access articles in most Elsevier journals. Please check the Washington University in St. Louis Journal Finder List to confirm eligible titles. The discount applies to corresponding authors from Washington University in St. Louis whose manuscripts were submitted to eligible Elsevier  [Read more]

Announcements

Link to full text from PubMed for Becker-subscribed titles

PubMed is updating how its full-text links work. Previously, the library’s “Full Text @ Becker” icon displayed in the top right corner of the abstract only when the full text of the article was available via the library’s subscriptions (provided you had accessed PubMed via the Becker website). Going forward, a “Get it @ Becker”  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Browse WashUMed’s digital repository from anywhere

Digital Commons@Becker is a great resource for research, especially because it can be accessed remotely! Digital Commons@Becker is the medical school’s repository containing scholarly works such as journal articles, meeting abstracts, posters, newsletters, videos, annual reports and other materials produced by School of Medicine faculty and staff. There are over 14,000 works in Digital Commons@Becker. The  [Read more]

Announcements

Statement on Racial Discrimination and Inequities

At Becker Library we recognize that we have a responsibility to work to end racial discrimination and inequities. We are committed to exposing racism and taking action to foster equity, inclusivity, and diversity within our library and our community. We strive to be a catalyst for knowledge and discovery in a manner that is inclusive of all  [Read more]

Announcements

Search All WashU Libraries Resources at Once Starting July 1

On July 1, 2020, Bernard Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries will integrate our respective catalogs, making both collections searchable from one platform for the first time. Users will notice a new look and feel starting when the Becker Library catalog changes platforms on July 1, but should not expect any changes beyond scope  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up June 2020

Learn more about the new NIH Preprint pilot project in PubMed Central, other news about preprints, DORA, and more. NIH Preprint Pilot Project in PubMed Central The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is preparing to launch a pilot project to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research available via PubMed Central (PMC).  [Read more]

Mastering Information

PubMed transitions to new interface

The new PubMed interface that became available to use late last year became the default version of PubMed on May 18. The older or “legacy” version of PubMed will still be available to use for a short period of time, but will eventually be phased out. If you haven’t tried the new PubMed interface you  [Read more]

Mastering Information

EndNote Users: Grab full-text articles while working remotely

EndNote can locate full-text files on the web by using data stored in your references. Once found, EndNote downloads and attaches the files to the references. To add this feature to your EndNote software, follow the instructions below. In order to achieve a higher rate of full-text retrieval, you will need to establish a My  [Read more]

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