Mychal Voorhees, Health Literacy and Community Outreach Coordinator at Becker Library, was invited to give a presentation as part of the St. Louis Gateway Media Literacy Partner's Tenth Annual Media Literacy Week Showcase.
Galen (129-216) was an immensely influential physician whose theories on humorism, anatomy, blood circulation, pharmacology, and neurology guided the field of medicine for nearly 1200 years after his death.
The Becker Library recently acquired a very interesting work: Jacob Christian Schäffer’s Die Eingebildeten Würmer in Zähnen (The Imaginary Tooth Worms), publi
Becker Medical Library Health Information Services (HIS) Department has partnered with the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Office to offer CME credits for a Professional Development and Research Skills series.
October is a good time to highlight some of the more unusual items in our collection. It doesn’t get much more unusual than medicinal cannibalism, which is exactly what it sounds like: the practice of using human body parts as an ingredient in medicinal recipes.
Olin Library pays for a site license for ChemOffice version 15.0 from PerkinElmer, and makes it available to all in the Washington University community at no additional cost.
“There has been sin in the universe ever since Satan tore Heaven asunder and hell was born, and hand to hand with sin, down through the aisle of time, both in sacred and profane history, has stalked ‘The Scarlet Woman’ – at once man’s creation, man’s sorrow and man’s curse.”
– "Missouri Republican", December 29, 1872