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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]


Getting to Know the New Becker Library Catalog

As we announced last year, Becker Library now shares an integrated catalog with Washington University Libraries. In the new catalog, users can search resources, find links to Becker’s interlibrary loan service, an Ask Us @ Becker button to reach our help desk, and a journal-title search, among other tools.     Shared electronic resources records have a WUSM full text  [Read more]

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Search Tip: If at first you don’t succeed…

The search engine in the library catalog is not very forgiving with spelling errors or typos. If your search yields fewer or different results than you were hoping for, try a different angle. Apostrophes are important! Searching Braunwalds Heart Disease results in only one book found. Searching Braunwald’s Heart Disease results in 62 books found.  [Read more]