Biology

History of Science and Medicine Periodicals

By Array on July 31, 2018

Collection includes Alternative Medicine and Health Periodicals, 1810-1877 that cover the concept of healthy living and alternative medicine exploring such movements as electrology, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, magnetism, phrenology, and Thomsonian medicine in the 19th century. Also includes America...

News and notes for biology, July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! Rob McFarland has been named interim biology subject liaison to work with your collection reque...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs from 2012 – July 2018. Future updates will depend on the next biology subject librarian. In the past, publications have not been added until published with vol.,issue and page numbers. [This practice may actually be changi...

Open Science by Design released by National Academies

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018

A prepublication version of Open Science by Design is free-to-read at the National Academies site: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Accelerating Prog...

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Biology books and ebooks added July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 27, 2018

The library welcomes your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Rob McFarland at rmcfarland@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. Acute Neuronal Injury: The...

News and notes for biology, June 2018

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

NIH released its first Strategic Plan for Data Science. A lot of the infrastructure goals remind me of things WU is working on also. The plan commits to use of the FAIR Data Principles; FAIR= findable, accessible, intraoperable, re-usable. Reminder from Becker Medical Library: Tips to NIH Public ...

Publications from WU Biology Dept., June 2018

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Augustine RC. 2018. Live and Let Die: Phosphatidic Acid Modulates the Self-Incompatibility Response. Plant Cell 30(5):950. PubMed citation & fulltext for subscribers. Chalker DL. 2018. Transgenerational Inheritance: Parenta...

Ovid databases, ebook and ejournals now available

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Starting July 1, 2018, Ovid will no longer require a Username and Password to access and will be available to all WU users. In addition to databases (Ovid Medline and Health and Psychosocial Instruments), it will include over 1000 fulltext ebooks and over 500 fulltext ejournals. Many thanks to Be...

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Physiology, Jun 2018 | Best Sellers

By Ruth Lewis on June 28, 2018

Physiology, Jun 2018 | Best Sellers, August 2017 to June 28, 2018 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Walker, Matthew Scribner 2017. ISBN 9781501144318. $27 Why You Eat What You...

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Biology books and ebooks added June 2018

By Ruth Lewis on June 25, 2018

I welcome your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Ruth at rlewis@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. ABCs of Gene Cloning 3rd ed. 2018 Dominic W. S. Wo...