Beck Library Overview
The Beck Library focuses on connecting all Guthrie and Circuit medical staff, residents, nurses, allied health professions, administrators and students to quality licensed and open access resources. The collections continually evolve with new content & updates.
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GO-TO WHEN ARTICLES NOT AVAILABLE
The Beck Library is named after Dr. William C. Beck. Dr. Beck join Dr. Guthrie and Dr. Hawk as the Clinic surgeons. He was also given the job of Director of Education by Dr. Guthrie. In 1955, Dr. Beck became chief of surgery and later president of the Guthrie Foundation of Medical Research. Dr. Beck was always an avid supporter of the library and medical research, playing a big role in extending library resources & research efforts at Guthrie. This life long pursuit, lead to many achievements and had great positive influence on the people around him.
25,000+ journals in science, technology, and medicine (increases ~3.5%/year)
Approximately 1.5 million articles published per year