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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
AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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Scheduled Outage to Affect Several Elsevier Products

ScienceDirect, Scopus, Hub, Applications, SciVal, Journals Consult and the Admin Tool are expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 19 hours beginning Saturday, August 25th, 2012 for scheduled maintenance for a new release.

What are the changes you will see with this new release?

ScienceDirect: Effortless access to relevant information thanks to a new design for journal article and book chapter pages as well as improved user experience for RSS feeds, image search, and other features.
Scopus:   Easy updates with Alerts Features functionality improvement.
Hub: Faster and friendlier search capability through several new features.

Please click here to find out the details of the new features per each product.

The downtime by region is expected as follows:

  • New York Time: 6:30 AM CST, Saturday, August 25th - 1:30 AM CST, Sunday, August 26th

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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