News and notes for biology, Jan. 2018

Attention undergraduate and graduate students: Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash. Submission deadline: March 2.

Tips for more effective searching in Becker Medical Library Catalog: Search Tip: If at first you don’t succeed… As you probably know, Becker Medical Library catalog is NOT included in our catalog, MOBIUS catalog or Primo, although many of their eresources are included among our ebooks and ejournals.

The 2018 Nucleic Acids Research database issue is now freely available.

Becker Library has classes planned for spring, 2018 on NIH and Other Public Access Policies, SciVal, NIH Biosketch and NCBI SciENcv. For details and registration links, please see Scholarly Publishing Round-Up December 2017.

Researchers publish the first comprehensive list of vascular plant species of the Americas This resource is part of Tropicos from Missouri Botanical garden: Vascular Plants of the Americas

From Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries Dec. 2017- Jan. 2018:

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Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: Phone: 314-935-4819