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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

Becker Providing Mobile Medical Apps

Bringing medical information to the bedside

Becker Medical Library is now providing the next generation of resources to Washington University School of Medicine.  Two trusted medical titles, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide are now available with the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and companion website.

Instructions for downloading:

1.  Register for a uCentral account while on the Washington University School of Medicine internet network (WUSM network) at
If you are on a PC click the "Log-in" link in the upper right corner, then click the "Register" button.  If you are on a mobile device click the "Register" button.

2.  Download the free uCentral app from iTunes (Apple devices) or Google Play (Android devices)

3.  Log-in to your account.   The first time you do this you should be on the WUSM internet network

Once you are logged in you should see icons for the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics , the Johns Hopkins Antiobiotics Guide and some additional tools.  There is an app called Grasp that can be used to create custom flash cards, a Medline search box, and a variety of clinical calculators.

After you have created an account and downloaded the app, you will be able to access content whether you are on or off the network and even when not connected to the internet.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Angela Hardi at



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