The Becker Medical Library staff provides a wide variety of services and resources to assist faculty, researchers, authors and students in support of their scholarship and research efforts. The Tools for Authors subject guide contains resources targeted for authors. Additional information is available on Quantifying the Impact of My Publications and Scholarly and Research Impact.
The Washington University in St. Louis Faculty Senate recently passed an Open Access Resolution that encourages faculty members to make their scholarly works freely available online by posting their works in institutional repositories. Digital Commons@Becker serves as the repository for hosting and preserving the scholarly work created at Washington University School of Medicine. Administered and maintained by the Bernard Becker Medical Library, Digital Commons@Becker provides groups, departments, centers, divisions, or programs at the School of Medicine with a platform for creating customized collections that reflect the wide range of their scholarly output.
For more information on the Open Access Resolution, see Open Access.
Authors are highly recommended to curate themselves by doing the following activities: