University Libraries Cosponsor Information Literacy Learning Community

By Melissa Vetter on September 23, 2020 in What's New

In the current social and political climate, the need for information literacy is increasingly evident, as we have seen misinformation campaigns about COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement, among other issues. With the goal of integrating information-literacy skill development into courses at Washington University, a second cohort of the Information Literacy Learning Community (ILLC) […]

WUSTL LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook Training (5/19/20 & 5/27/20)

LabArchives Introductory Session – Learn to quickly and easily create a LabArchives notebook to manage your research data securely online. Other topics covered will include access management, adding and managing content, and collaboration tools. Registration is required. Select the session below that works best for you. May 19, 2020: 10:00 – 11:00 AM or 2:00 […]

Webinar on NSF-approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current & Pending Support Documents

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently recorded a webinar about the requirement to use an NSF-approved format for both the biographical sketch and current & pending support documents as part of proposals submitted to NSF. The policy, outlined in the NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), goes into effect for proposals submitted or due, […]

The New PubMed is Here

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is replacing the current version of PubMed with a newly re-designed version which will become the default in spring 2020. Try the new PubMed  now (link customized for the Danforth Campus). Some of the big changes between legacy PubMed and new PubMed include: A more modern-looking search interface Mobile […]

Read Your Favorite Professional Journals Using BrowZine

By Melissa Vetter on October 15, 2019 in Biology, Math, Physics

Did you know you can access BrowZine in multiple ways? BrowZine is available from your web browser and as a mobile app for your iOS and Android devices. Most of us go back and forth between our desktop computer, laptop and mobile devices throughout the day. Your BrowZine Account makes accessing your favorite journals on My Bookshelf and saved […]

Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop

By Melissa Vetter on September 25, 2019 in Biology, Math, Physics

November 14 | 2-3pm John M. Olin Library Room 142 This workshop for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is offered to fulfill a National Science Foundation continuing education requirement of at least one face-to-face education session each fiscal year. This requirement applies to all qualifying individuals EXCEPT undergraduate students paid from NSF projects for less […]

ORCID Flash Session

By Melissa Vetter on September 25, 2019 in Biology, Math, Physics

October 4 | 10-10:30 a.m. John M. Olin Library Room 142 Open Researcher & Contributor Identifier (ORCID) provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and supports automated links between you and your professional activities. The NIH recently announced that ORCID IDs will soon be required for many grants offered by the NIH, AHRQ, […]

Open Access @ WashU: Why Here, Why Now?

By Melissa Vetter on September 25, 2019 in Biology, Math, Physics

October 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. John M. Olin Library Room 142 This forum and roundtable discussion will focus on Open Access and publishing at WashU—to coincide with International Open Access Week 2019—presenting different disciplinary perspectives and opportunity for attendees to share their experience making research and scholarly works more accessible. Related topics include open science, open […]

Research Data Compute Training Offered October 1, 2019

By Melissa Vetter on September 18, 2019 in Biology, Data Services News, Math, Physics

October 1, 2019 EPNEC Conference Center Washington University Medical School You are invited to attend research compute training on October 1, 2019 at the EPNEC Conference Center. Research compute services are being developed to allow you to process and analyze large amounts of data via the data storage allocations provided by Research Infrastructure Services. These […]