Also called mesmerism, animal magnetism reflected the zeitgeist of the era — a method of treatment that relied on harmony with nature and was dependent on unseen forces.
Bernard Becker Medical Library is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s holdings are particularly strong include ophthalmology and optics, neurology, deaf education, and the history of dentistry. In order to encourage [Read more]
Learn more about a PACM report, how to select a journal for publication and journal metrics. Need a PACM report? The NIH Public Access Compliance Monitor (PACM) provides an institution with the current compliance status of all journal articles that apply under the NIH Public Access Policy. PACM Reports are available upon request. Reports can [Read more]
WashU offers access to the EndNote software at a discounted price for faculty and staff ($50) and students ($26). Use this software to reduce your time spent formatting citations and managing bibliographies. You may download this software from the ServiceNow Catalog.
Washington University Information Technology’s (WUIT) Software Licensing team manages site licenses for a variety of software to offer campus-wide access free of charge or at a discounted cost. Effective June 2, 2022, WUIT’s Software requests have moved to ServiceNow, the platform for WUIT support and requests for services. Going forward all students, faculty and staff at WashU can [Read more]
Since June is Cataract Awareness Month, we’ll be taking a closer look at one of the most common surgical operations of the early modern period: couching a cataract.
Becker Library now provides students, staff and faculty access to: Addiction Biology Bipolar Disorders Current Developmental Disorders Reports European Journal of Pain Evidence-Based Mental Health Haemophilia Injury Prevention Journal of Attention Disorders Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology Nature Aging Nature Reviews Disease Primers Nature Reviews Methods Primers NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery NEJM Evidence [Read more]
Becker Library strives to house a collection that supports and reflects the diversity of our community. The Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center collection (located in the atrium of Becker Library) includes a number of LGBTQ resources in both electronic and print format, including recent additions suggested by the education subcommittee of OUTmed. Below is [Read more]