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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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CDC Declares Public Health Emergency for Human Swine Influenza

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared a public health emergency for human swine flu. The emergency declaration in the U.S. lets the government free more money for antiviral drugs and testing supplies. There have been 20 reported cases of swine flu in the U.S. as of Sunday, April 26; none of these cases has resulted in death.

Below are some information resources that are updated frequently with swine flu outbreak and mitigation developments:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources

Additional U.S. Government Resources

NCBI Resources


World Health Organization Resources

Mapping the Outbreak

Additional Resources

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