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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

Popular eBooks + added features

The Becker Medical library provides eBooks from many different publishers on a number of websites with useful added features. 

ClinicalKey eBooks are some of the most used eBooks in the library's collection.  The website allows users to register for a free personal account in order to download PDF versions of eBook chapters, receive CME credits for searching, save content, and create presentations with saved images from eBooks and Journals found in the Multimedia area.  Over 1000 eBooks are available on ClinicalKey.  At Becker Medical Library the most popular ClinicalKey eBooks are:

Cummings otolaryngology : head and neck surgery     Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology       Essence of anesthesia practice     Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice

LWW Health Library website also has added features as well as popular eBooks.  There are Videos & Audio selections, Cases and Self Assessment resources.  These LWW Health Library eBooks in the Becker Library collection are the most viewed:

Principles of pharmacology: the pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy     Pathophysiology of Heart Disease    Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking

AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery and AccessMedicine Neurology Collection  websites provide many popular eBooks and more.  Each website has Videos and Interactive Self Assessment for a number of eBooks as well as Flashcards and Cases to assist with learning material. Some of the titles that are consulted the most are:

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine     Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide      Principles of Neural Science      Schwartz's Principles of Surgery

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.