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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

Welcome New Staff Members

The Library recently welcomed two new staff members.



Mychal Voorhees has joined the staff  as Community Outreach and Public Health Services Coordinator. Mychal comes to Becker Library from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy where she worked as Health Literacy Community Coordinator and as an adjunct instructor. She received her MA in Health Communication from Emerson College in Boston and in addition to her work on STLCOP’s community health projects has worked on health and wellness projects for Boston Children’s Hospital and ProCor a non-profit organization that promotes cardiovascular health in developing countries. Mychal also worked for two years as a Public Information Assistant for Health Programs at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Mychal takes over for Will Olmstadt who in September was appointed Associate Director of the LSU Health Shreveport Health Sciences Library.


Amy Suiter has assumed the newly created position of Scholarly Publishing Librarian. She received her MS in Microbial Engineering from the University of Minnesota and since 2006 has been working as a scientist at STERIS Corp here in St. Louis. She will also be receiving her MLS from the University of Missouri in 2014. Amy will be working alongside Cathy Sarli, Scholarly Publishing and Evaluation Services Coordinator, as the library expands its support for scholarly publishing and author support and, in particular,  initiatives currently underway in the evaluation and assessment of research impact. 


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