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About Access Restrictions to Electronic Resources

Access and use of electronic resources made available by the Becker Medical Library are governed by license agreements between the School of Medicine and publishers or third parties. Several of the electronic resources carry some restriction on their use. Access may be restricted by user location, number of concurrent users, and/or password.

In short, most people experience access limitations based on the network to which their computer is connected. Below is a quick breakdown of what can be accessed from various networks.

BJH (Limited to) SLCH (Limited to) Proxy (Remote Access) WUSM Off Campus
UpToDate Online
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
UpToDate Online
Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources No Access without Proxy

Library Hours and Access Restrictions

Becker Library is open to all users Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Patrons need a valid ID badge for access after 6 pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. ID badges from the Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University Danforth Campus, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Children’s Hospital and St. Louis College of Pharmacy can be used for evening and weekend access. Becker Library Members and members of the Saint Louis University community will be admitted when a valid Library membership or SLU identification card is presented.

PLEASE NOTE: Becker Library is not a 24-hour facility. There is no admittance allowed outside regular business and controlled access hours.

Entry after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends is limited to those bearing a valid WU, BJC, SLU or STLCOP ID badge.  A valid WU, BJC, SLU or STLCOP ID badge is required for reentry Monday through Friday after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends.

Library members and WU faculty, staff and students with alternative ID should call 362-7085 for verification and admittance.

Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Controlled Access after 6 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Controlled Access after 6 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Controlled Access all day
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Controlled Access all day