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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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Office of Faculty Affairs Topics Series, “Tools for Researchers” presented by Becker Medical Library

Becker Medical Library is offering a series of presentations, “Tools for Researchers,” for the Office of Faculty Affairs Thursday Topics Series in March, held in the Schwarz Auditorium in the Maternity Building (main floor), Noon to 1:00 pm.  The Library will provide free pizza and drinks.

Thurs., March 3
EndNote and RefWorks
Speakers: Kim Lipsey & Susan Fowler
Citation management software allows you to easily organize, store, and access resources to make in-text citations and bibliographies a snap. Becker medical librarians will demonstrate two popular citation management programs and provide the pros and cons of each so you can decide which is best for your project.
Thurs., March 10
Getting the Most Out of PubMed
Speaker: Carol Murray
PubMed is the most widely used interface to Medline, NLM’s bibliographic database of biomedical information. We’ll use the PICO framework to form a clinical question and utilize the database’s features, MeSH terms, limits, details, display options, related articles and history, to find useful information about our query.
Thurs., March 17
Bioinformatics 101 - Tools and Tricks
Speaker: Kristi Holmes
Join us for an introduction of Entrez, the integrated search and retrieval system for the major sequence, structure, taxonomy, genome, expression, and chemical databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). We’ll present efficient searching techniques for navigating these biological databases and we’ll also discuss MyNCBI, a central place to customize NCBI Web services.
Thurs., March 24
Who is Citing Your Work?
Speaker: Cathy Sarli
Are you interested in finding out who is citing your work? Knowing how your research is being used in the scientific literature can be of value for future projects, tenure, progress reports, or finding collaborators. This session will demonstrate tools that authors can use to track how their research is being used.
Thurs., March 31
VIVO: Enabling National Networking of Scientists
Speaker: Kristi Holmes
VIVO is an open source semantic web-based research discovery platform which hosts information about scientists, their interests, activities, and accomplishments. Come learn about VIVO and how it can help you discover research and scholarship across disciplinary boundaries.

For more information about the Becker Medical Library presentations, please contact Bob Engeszer.

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