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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.

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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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Bernard Becker, MD, To Receive 2009 Laureate Recognition Award

The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced that it will present its highest honor, the 2009 Laureate Recognition Award, to Bernard Becker, MD, on October 25 at this year's Joint Meeting with the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology for his distinguished career and contribution to the field of ophthalmology. Dr. Becker was instrumental in establishing the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and served as the organization's president in 1966. He was also the first editor-in-chief of Investigative Ophthalmology (now known as Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science) and played a vital role in establishing the National Eye Institute, where he served in a variety of positions.

[Source: Review of Ophthalmology Online http://www.revophth.com/email/rp_091409.htm ]

Dr. Becker served as head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine from 1953 to 1988 and played a leadership role in the funding and construction of the medical library named in his honor.

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