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Local Libraries

The guide is a list of local libraries that you can visit or request books. It includes helpful material such as links to local libraries' websites, hours, and contact information.

Things to Know about Becker

When you visit the Becker Library, make sure that you bring your Washington University ID with you.  You will need it to borrow materials and to enter the building after 6:00PM.

  • Access to Becker is restricted to Washington University affiliates with valid ID cards after 6PM on weekdays, and all day Satuday and Sunday.
  • A valid Washington University, Barnes-Jewish, Children's, or College of Pharmacy ID card is required to register for borrowing privileges.  You should check with the circulation desk the first time you visit Becker if you intend to borrow materials.
  • If you need help with questions about Becker, this page has contact information, including a chat service!
  • You CANNOT request a book from Becker through the catalog and have it sent to a Danforth campus library.  You may want to check the Mobius catalog and see if there is an available copy to request from a Mobius library. If you need the Becker copy, you may go in person to check it out, or you can request it through ILLiad. 
  • Many online resources from Becker Medical Library are available to all WU users.  Some online resources are restricted to WUSM users only.  Please check the Becker Library catalog for specific availability of ebooks, ejournals and databases.  Note: Becker Library holdings are NOT included in Mobius or WU Catalog listings.

Becker Medical Library

                                   Becker Medical Library

Bernard Becker Medical Library at the Washington University Medical School
      Hours are listed on the lower right of the library home page.
      Location and map
      Medical School campus map
         The library is building 13.
      Maps for patients and visitors to the Medical School

Please see the box to the left for important information to know about Becker before you visit.