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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 QuickLinks Guide

Becker QuickLinks menu

Becker Library is pleased to announce the development of the QuickLinks Guide.

This Guide identifies each of the resources in the popular QuickLinks dropdown menu at the top left of Becker Library web pages, including:

  • What the resource is, with direct links to it
  • Why the Washington University School of Medicine community should use it
  • Significant advantages and limitations of the resource
  • A sample question that could be answered using the resource

The Guide is also available as a PDF document.

The Becker QuickLinks Guide can be a starting point for your research. Please contact the Becker Information Services desk with questions about any of our resources at 314-362-7085 or

Another Helpful Tool

Enhance your browser toolbar's usefulness and keep connected to Becker resources at any time with the customized Becker Library browser toolbar. This extension for the Washington University School of Medicine community can be used with either Internet Explorer (IE) or Firefox.

Becker toolbar

For more details and downloading instructions, see the Becker Browser Toolbar web page.

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.