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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 Students

Welcome Washington University School of Medicine Students!

Becker Medical Library is here to assist you with your information needs.

Click below to watch a brief video about the services and resources available to you from Becker Library!

Becker Medical Library also subscribes to a variety of biomedical databases and journals (both electronic and print), and has a collection of print and electronic books specifically chosen to meet the needs of the medical school program. Check out the M1 Resources guide for links to books and articles from your class syllabi:

Some of the most commonly used electronic resources/databases include:

Other resources you may find useful:

Please contact the library at 314-362-7080 or send an email to if you have questions or need assistance

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.