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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

Procedures Consult Beta Test Available

Becker Library is a pilot licensee of Procedures Consult, an Online Procedures Reference and Competency Tool for Physicians and Residents. This new resource provides complete details of how to prepare, perform, follow-up and test your knowledge on medical procedures.

  • To access Procedures Consult, use Internet Explorer (IE) and go to
    NOTE: Procedures Consult does not yet work with Firefox or other browsers.
  • IP authentication provides you access to Procedures Consult without the need for an individual user name and password.
  • Once authenticated you may choose to create a personal account which allows for customization of the service.

Currently the database includes information on 39 procedures in:

  • Anesthesia
  • Aspiration
  • Cardiac
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Injections
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Respiratory
  • Vascular care

The library is very interested to know what you think. Please send feedback about Procedures Consult to Neville Prendergast at Becker Library,

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.