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.

KEY RESOURCE COLLECTIONS:

  • Proquest - millions of articles from thousands of journals
  • StatRef - reference books plus
  • NEJM - recent 5 years
  • JAMA Network - recent 10 years
  • Ovid - thousands of articles from a few core journals
  • KEY OPEN SOURCES:

  • PubMed Central - Open Source Journal Articles
  • Medline Plus - Patient/Consumer Info
  • Medscape - CME/CE current awareness plus
  • CONNECTION:

  • becklibrary.org
  • GO-TO WHEN ARTICLES NOT AVAILABLE

  • Print collection
  • Borrowed via Docline Inter-Library Loan
  • Purchase per article Options
  • HELP/ DEMOS

  • Submit Searches & Article Request, Team/Department Demos, One-on-One
  • 607-426-6586
  • brad@becklibrary.org
  • HISTORY
    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.

    NOTES
    25,000+ journals in science, technology, and medicine (increases ~3.5%/year)
    Approximately 1.5 million articles published per year