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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

How to Write a Scientific Paper?

Need help with writing a scientific publication? There are a number of resources that offer guidance on preparing for publication. Some examples include:

Estelle Brodman: How to Write a Paper

Dr. Estelle Brodman, former director of Bernard Becker Medical Library, presented this paper to the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University in 1947. Many of the points Dr. Brodman outlines in the presentation are still relevant today. For more information on Dr. Brodman, visit her oral history page.

The Consort Statement: CONSORT 2010

CONSORT 2010 is intended to improve the reporting of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), enabling readers to understand a trial's design, conduct, analysis and interpretation, and to assess the validity of its results. It includes guidance in the form of a check-list for the Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Other Information for a manuscript.

American Chemical Society: Publishing Your Research 101 Series

The Publishing Your Research 101 video series, produced by ACS Publications, is designed to assist authors and reviewers in understanding and improving their experience with the processes of writing, submitting, editing, and reviewing manuscripts.

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Preparing a Manuscript for Submission to a Biomedical Journal

ICMJE outlines general principles for preparing manuscripts for submission to a journal.      

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