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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

Updates to OvidSP Coming March 31st


Several new features and functionality will be added to OvidSP on March 31, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. These features include:

  • MARC records for all your books and journals
  • Spanish, German, and French interfaces
  • Exporting of search results annotations to your citation manager
  • Improved functionality of RSS AutoAlerts
  • Additional enhancements to the Results Manager and Search screen

Please note that if you are in an OvidSP session at that time, your session will continue uninterrupted until you log out or your session times out.

If you have questions about the upcoming OvidSP enhancements, please contact Becker Information Services at 314-362-7085 or Ask-A-Librarian, or email or

Looking for online training schedules, frequently asked questions, or other information materials? Visit the OvidSP Resource Center!

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.