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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

WU Record now available in Becker Library's Digital Commons

     WU Record, September 12, 1974.     WU Record, October 30, 1980.     WU Record, August 4, 1983.

Over 1,200 past issues of the WU Record have been uploaded to the Digital Commons @ Becker, the School of Medicine’s digital repository maintained by the Becker Library. 

All printed issues of the WU Record from 1974 to 2009 are now available online here:

The Record was a weekly newspaper that was printed and published for over 35 years for the faculty, staff, and students of Washington University and the St. Louis community.  Each printed issue of the Record highlighted campus news and events, as well as faculty and student accomplishments.  

Although the Record is no longer available in print format, it has continued to be circulated as a digital publication, and it has remained the primary source of news for the university.  Current issues of the Record are available online here:

The Record joins several other university publications that are also available in the Digital Commons as well, such as:

Washington University Magazine
Outlook Magazine
Washington University School of Medicine Annual Bulletins

     WU Record, March 8, 1990.     WU Record, June 15, 2000.     WU Record, December 10, 2009.

* Please note: Becker Briefs pages may contain links, email addresses or information about resources which are no longer current.