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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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New E-Resources from the Becker Medical Library

September 28, 2007

The following journals are now available electronically from the Becker Medical Library:

  • ACS Nano (American Chemical Society), V.1, 2007-
  • Canadian Family Physician, V.46, 2000-
  • Child Development Perspectives, V.1, 2007-
  • HFSP (Human Frontier Science Program) Journal, V.1, 2007-
    (Unrestricted access to non-open-access research articles after 6 months)
  • International Journal of Mental Health Systems (BioMed Central), V.1, 2007-
  • ISME Journal, V.1, 2007-
  • Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, V.1, 2007-
  • Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, V.1, 2006-
  • Nature Photonics, V.1, 2007-
  • Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, V.1, 1998/1999-

The following backfiles are available electronically from the Becker Medical Library:

  • British Heart Journal, V.1, 1939 - V.74, 1995
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, from V.1, 2002

The following books are available electronically from the Becker Medical Library:

  • The Bacteria: their origin, structure, function and antibiosis
  • Cytokines in the genesis and treatment of cancer
  • Oculoplastics and orbit
  • Virtual colonoscopy: a practical guide
  • HOX gene expression
  • Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in oncology
  • Emergency neuroradiology
  • Handbook of pediatric retinal disease
  • Tumors of the brain and spine
  • Urological emergencies in clinical practice
  • Vocal fold paralysis
  • Auditory signal processing: physiology, psychoacoustics, and models
  • Computational maps in the visual cortex
  • Life as we know it
  • Visual development
  • HIV and AIDS: basic elements and priorities
  • The biofilm primer
  • Hearing and sound communication in amphibians
  • Vertebrate hair cells
  • Development of the inner ear
  • Sound source localization
  • Handbook of evaluation methods for health informatics
  • Practitioner's guide to symptom base rates in the general population
  • Practitioner's guide to evidence-based psychotherapy
  • Acceleration and improvement of protein identification by mass spectrometry
  • International classification of HRCT for occupational and environmental respiratory diseases
  • Interventional radiology in pain treatment
  • Laboratory hemostasis: a practical guide for pathologists
  • MR imaging in white matter diseases of the brain and spinal cord
  • Multi-slice and dual-source CT in cardiac imaging
  • Musculoskeletal diseases: diagnostic imaging and interventional techniques
  • Motor control and learning
  • Navigation and MIS in orthopedic surgery
  • Hematologic malignancies: myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Fundamentals of biomechanics
  • Chromosomal alterations: methods, results, and importance in human health
  • Amino acid biosynthesis: pathways, regulation and metabolic engineering
  • Laser dermatology
  • Manual endourology: training for residents
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Nursing care of the pediatric neurosurgery patient
  • Vascular surgery
  • Vascular surgery: cases, questions, and commentaries
  • Vascular interventional radiology: angioplasty, stenting, thrombolysis and thrombectomy
  • Cytokines in the genesis and treatment of cancer
  • Aging: the paradox of life: why we age
  • Color atlas of chemical peels
  • The Polycystic ovary syndrome: current concepts on pathogenesis and clinical care
  • Risk assessment and risk communication strategies in bioterrorism preparedness
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals: from basic research to clinical practice
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator stored ECGs: clinical management and case reports
  • Nucleic acids hybridization: modern applications
  • Current news in cardiology: proceedings of the Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting 2007
  • Coping with chronic illness and disability
  • Urological emergencies in clinical practice


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