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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

Potential Resource Access Disruptions, Subscription Cancellations and New Acquisitions

Providing uninterrupted and accurate access to the library's electronic journals is a top priority for Becker Medical Library. The start of the year always comes with more access issues than usual as many publishers are updating their subscription databases, journals are moving from one publisher to another and journal cancellations are processed. If you encounter any difficulties accessing a journal please report the issue and include the journal title in a message to Below are some changes to be aware of that could affect access.

The following journals have moved to a new publisher:

The Journal of Leukocyte Biology (1997 – Present), moved to Wiley Online Library

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases moved to Oxford Academic Journals

Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition moved to Wiley Online Library

Nutrition in Clinical Practice moved to Wiley Online Library

The Oncologist moved to Wiley Online Library

Neurourology and Urodynamics moved to Wiley Online Library

Immunology and Cell Biology: moved to Wiley Online Library

The following journals with low usage have been canceled from Becker Library’s subscriptions:

Prostaglandins & Other Lipid Mediators

Seminars in Roentgenology

Current Problems in Surgery

European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes

Human Heredity: International Journal of Human and Medical Genetics

The following databases with low usage are scheduled to be canceled from Becker Library's subscriptions after June 30, 2018.

Clincal Pharmacology


New titles are also being added to the collection all the time! Check out our newly created New @ Becker Library Guide for a running list of new titles as well as changes and cancellations. New acquisitions often come in response to patron suggestions, so please visit if you would like to make a suggestion for a new acquisition.

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.