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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
AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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News from Becker Medical Library

1914 Rare Book Donation Tied to Influential Doc - February 20, 2018
William Osler (1849-1919) is one of the most influential figures in North American medicine. After earning his MD from McGill University in 1872, he spent two years studying abroad in London, Berlin and Vienna before returning to McGill to teach. He...
Invitation to Submit a Manuscript for Peer Review: What Should Authors Do? - February 15, 2018
Authors on campus report they are receiving emails inviting them to submit a manuscript for peer review. Some invitations may be from credible journals; others may be from unscrupulous journals seeking to exploit authors. In most instances, an...
Becker Library Releases its Strategic Vision, “Foundation for the Future” - February 13, 2018
Becker Medical Library has recently completed its strategic planning process and is proud to unveil its Foundation for the Future report. This is the culmination of many conversations with faculty; research, clinical and administrative staff;...
Notable African-Americans in Science & Technology Poster Series - February 8, 2018
American innovation is richer due to the many contributions of African-American scientists and inventors. From Colonial times through today, African-Americans and others from the African diaspora have contributed to advancements in the natural,...
Advancing Sickle Cell Treatment in the Mid-20th Century - February 6, 2018
One of the great pioneers in research at Washington University School of Medicine was Lenabell McClelland Bell. Suffering from sickle cell anemia, she first came to Barnes Hospital in 1937 while pregnant with her first child. Sickle cell can...
Please See Desk Staff for Access to Compact Shelving - January 25, 2018
On Thursday, Jan. 25 and Friday, Jan. 26, workers will be modifying the compact shelving area on the south side of the library’s lower level. Going forward, access to the compact shelving will require a key, which patrons may obtain from the...
Potential Resource Access Disruptions, Subscription Cancellations and New Acquisitions - January 24, 2018
Providing uninterrupted and accurate access to the library's electronic journals is a top priority for Becker Medical Library. The start of the year always comes with more access issues than usual as many publishers are updating their...
Search Tip: If at first you don’t succeed… - January 18, 2018
The search engine in the library catalog is not very forgiving with spelling errors or typos. If your search yields fewer or different results than you were hoping for, try a different angle. Apostrophes are important! Searching Braunwalds Heart...
61st Historia Medica Lecture and Exhibit Opening with Archivist Philip Skroska - January 17, 2018
On Thursday, Feb. 22, Philip Skroska, visual and graphic archivist at Becker Medical Library, will give the 61st Historia Medica Lecture, "And We Won't Come Back Till It's Over, Over There," on Base Hospital 21, Washington...
Trends We’re Watching for 2018 - January 11, 2018
Happy New Year! As we settle into 2018 we’ve been reflecting on the big picture - the current landscape and the trends that affect our services and our patrons at Washington University Medical Center. Below are a few of the biggest issues we...