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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

KEGG site license and local mirror at WU

Becker Medical Library is happy to announce that a site license and  local mirror for the Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (KEGG) is available to all in the Washington University community for academic use, free of charge.

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Becker Medical Library hosts and manages the WUSTL KEGG mirror and funding for the site license is made possible through a joint partnership of the Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology and the McDonnell Genome Institute.

You will find the WUSTL KEGG mirror site here Browse the site and learn about the KEGG database versions that are available. 

Learn more about KEGG from the main KEGG site.

Please share your feedback about the WUSTL KEGG mirror site with us. To provide feedback, comments and ask questions about the WUSTL KEGG mirror, please contact Maze Ndonwi at or 314-362-4737.

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.