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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.

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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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Frankenstein is not a Monster

Did you know that Frankenstein is not the monster, but its creator? This is among the helpful tips included in the Economist Style Guide, (9th edition).

The Economist Style Guide style guide is noted with other style guides and resources on the Tools for Authors Becker Guides under the Preparing for Publication tab. The Washington University Style Guide is another example of a style guide. Authors are highly recommended to check the WU Style Guide for guidance on noting affiliation information on publications. Authors affiliated with the School of Medicine are encouraged to use “Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis” as their affiliation. Consistent use of the affiliation name enhances attribution to the author and university.

Image Courtesy of Universal Studios (Dr. Macro) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AFrankenstein's_monster_(Boris_Karloff).jpg)

Many thanks to Dr. Nathan Ravi for the tip as to the Economist Style Guide.

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