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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
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Becker Library to Host Panel for Media Literacy Week

Becker Medical Library, in conjunction with Gateway Media Literacy Partners, will host a panel discussion as part of Media Literacy Week 2010 events in the St. Louis area.

"Mental Health and Substance Abuse Messages: Truth or Consequences" will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2010, in the Cori Auditorium on the medical school campus, from 2:00-3:30 PM. The event is free to attend.

The panel features Dorothy Van Buren, PhD, research assistant professor of psychiatry, and Dan Duncan, Director of Community Services, National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse - St. Louis Area (NCADA). The panelists will talk about various messages in the media relating to mental health and substance abuse, and review strategies for educating students and the public to be informed consumers of health messages.

Will Olmstadt, librarian at Becker Medical Library, will moderate.

For more information about Gateway Media Literacy Partners and other Media Literacy Week events, please see For specific questions about the panel, please contact Will Olmstadt at 314-362-4734.

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