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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

STAT!Ref Resource Changes

Access to ACP Smart Medicine, Merck Manual and other resources on STAT!Ref will end on July 2, 2016


ACP Smart Medicine

The American College of Physicians announced that ACP Smart Medicine would be discontinued.  The library’s access to ACP Smart Medicine on STAT!Ref will end on July 2nd.   An alternative resource is Essential Evidence Plus™    also from Stat!Ref  .

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Recently the Merck Manual became a freely accessible online resource ( ) and the library discontinued access through STAT!Ref. 

The Professional Version of the Merck Manual can be found here:

There is also a Consumer Version of the Merck Manual with easier to understand content that can be recommended to patients:

Read more about the history and editorial criteria of the Merck Manuals on their website:

Other resources

Access to the following resources will also end on July 2nd.

Textbook of Pediatric Care (2009)

Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice - 2nd Ed. (2013)

Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests - 3rd Ed. (2014)

Auscultation Skills: Breath & Heart Sounds - 5th Ed. (2014)

Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine - 8th Ed. (2010)

Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies: A Compendium of Evidence-based Research for Pediatric Practice - 15th Ed. (2015)

Review of Natural Products, The (2016)

Wound Management: Principles and Practice - 3rd Ed. (2012)

Lewin's CELLS - 3rd Ed. (2015)

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.