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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

Cathy Sarli

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Cathy Sarli
Senior Librarian

Cathy C. Sarli supports research and publication efforts including assessment of research impact, copyright, and compliance with public access mandates such as the NIH Public Access Policy. Cathy specializes in the Scopus, Web of Science and Essential Science Indicators databases. She also serves as a member of the Tracking and Evaluation Team for the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS).

  • Do you need to provide a report on your publications or include an impact statement in a grant renewal?
  • Do you need a report for recruitment or tenure purposes?
  • Do you need assistance with complying with the NIH Public Access Policy or other public access mandate?
  • Want to learn more about NCBI tools such as My NCBI, My Bibliography or SciENcv?
  • Do you want to evaluate the productivity and impact of your publications or those of your department?
  • Not sure where to publish?
  • Do you need an ORCID iD?
  • Do you have questions about the new NIH Biosketch format?
  • Do you want to start a collection of your works in Digital Commons@Becker?
  • Have a question about copyright? Do you want to know more about retaining your rights as an author?
  • Are you interested in learning more about the Scopus, Web of Science, or Essential Science Indicators databases?

To get help with these questions plus more, contact Cathy Sarli for assistance.




  • Assessing the Impact of Your Research
  • Quantifying the Impact of My Publications
  • Author Rights
  • The NIH Biosketch
  • NIH Public Access Policy
  • NCBI Tools: My NCBI, My Bibliography and SciENcv
  • Scopus: The Solution for Authors
  • Strategies for Authors to Optimize Research Impact
  • Using Publication Data to Measure Productivity and Impact
  • What to Consider in Selecting a Journal for Publication
  • Who is Citing Your Work?

Other presentations available upon request.