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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

Learn about accessing and using EndNote

EndNote is a sophisticated software program (desktop or web-based) that organizes your citations along with full-text articles.  It can automatically generate bibliographies to accompany your papers. You can search databases and export citations directly to a folder in EndNote. From within EndNote, you can also search hundreds of online resources to add references and PDFs.

Build your EndNote library by importing PDFs you already have. You can import one PDF at a time, or import a group of PDFs.


1.  Where can I get EndNote? 
Go to to access the free web-based version.  You can also create an EndNote account while searching the Web of Science database. The desktop version can be purchased at the Danforth Campus Software licensing website at a reduced rate and it is freely available on the Research Pod computers in the Becker Medical Library.

2. What is the difference between the desktop versus the web-based version?
The desktop version is a more robust product which allows you to sync your EndNote library across your desktop, IPad, and online.

3.  Is there a class at Becker Library?   
Yes there are monthly classes scheduled or contact  for individual or customized group training sessions.

4. Is there an online tutorial?   
Yes at

lipseyk's picture Kim Lipsey, Education Coordinator, is your local expert/contact for EndNote  






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