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Our Mission

Becker Medical Library

Library Mission

The mission of the Becker Medical Library is to provide information resources and technology in support of the educational, research and patient care objectives of the School of Medicine.

Who We Serve

The Bernard Becker Medical Library serves the Washington University School of Medicine, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and the St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

ILLiad is the electronic system for requesting Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services.

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Use ILLiad to:

  • Request materials not owned by the Library (interlibrary loan)
  • Request photocopies of articles owned by Becker Medical Library (document delivery)
  • Revise or check status of your requests
  • Renew Interlibrary Loan
  • Update your ILLiad account information

Affiliated Libraries

Family Resource Center - St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
Third Floor, Room 3 S-12

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Medical Library
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
Third Floor, Suite 3N-34

Archives & Rare Books

Rare Books Selection - Becker Medical LibraryThe Archives and Rare Books section of the Bernard Becker Medical Library is home to one of the nation's finest collections of historical medical materials. The Archives specializes in materials and institutional records relating to the history of Washington University School of Medicine and its affiliated institutions. The nine distinct Rare Books Collections total approximately 22,000 books and journals and cover major authors and ideas from classical antiquity to the present.