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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

Trial Access to Thieme ElectronicBook Library Now Available

Trial access to Thieme's ElectronicBook Library, the online version of Thieme's Flexibooks Atlases and Textbooks, is now available through the Becker Medical Library. This includes a core collection of 39 titles in anatomy, basic sciences, clinical sciences and radiology. This trial is available until November 30. Go to for access.

Thieme ElectronicBook Library

The ElectronicBook Library incorporates both basic and advanced search functionality to allow easy and precise access to book contents. Thieme Publishing Group currently publishes more than 700 medical and scientific books; the scientific contents of a selected number of those publications will become available online through the ElectronicBook Library.

Becker Library is considering purchasing access to Thieme's ElectronicBook Library and would appreciate your comments during the trail access period. Please e-mail us at with your comments.

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