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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
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News from Becker Medical Library

Travel Scholarships Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use - March 1, 2018
The Bernard Becker Medical Library is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s holdings are particularly...
Some things you might not know about Google Scholar - February 28, 2018
Since 2004, Google Scholar has been widely used for searching the biomedical literature. Google Scholar is not a “human-curated” database but a search engine that prowls the entire internet and attempts to narrow the results to “...
Wiley Online Library Migration - February 23, 2018
Updated: Wiley Online Library is migrating to a new flexible, forward-facing publishing platform hosted on Atypon, the leading scientific and scholarly digital platform provider. The migration did not occur February 24-25.  The...
1914 Rare Book Donation Tied to Influential Doc - February 20, 2018
William Osler (1849-1919) is one of the most influential figures in North American medicine. After earning his MD from McGill University in 1872, he spent two years studying abroad in London, Berlin and Vienna before returning to McGill to teach. He...
Invitation to Submit a Manuscript for Peer Review: What Should Authors Do? - February 15, 2018
Authors on campus report they are receiving emails inviting them to submit a manuscript for peer review. Some invitations may be from credible journals; others may be from unscrupulous journals seeking to exploit authors. In most instances, an...
Becker Library Releases its Strategic Vision, “Foundation for the Future” - February 13, 2018
Becker Medical Library has recently completed its strategic planning process and is proud to unveil its Foundation for the Future report. This is the culmination of many conversations with faculty; research, clinical and administrative staff;...
Join us at the Health Happening on Feb. 13 - February 12, 2018
Stop by and see us at the School of Medicine's annual Health Happening on Tuesday, Feb.13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. We're excited to discuss consumer health issues and resources with you! Below...
Notable African-Americans in Science & Technology Poster Series - February 8, 2018
American innovation is richer due to the many contributions of African-American scientists and inventors. From Colonial times through today, African-Americans and others from the African diaspora have contributed to advancements in the natural,...
Advancing Sickle Cell Treatment in the Mid-20th Century - February 6, 2018
One of the great pioneers in research at Washington University School of Medicine was Lenabell McClelland Bell. Suffering from sickle cell anemia, she first came to Barnes Hospital in 1937 while pregnant with her first child. Sickle cell can...
Please See Desk Staff for Access to Compact Shelving - January 25, 2018
On Thursday, Jan. 25 and Friday, Jan. 26, workers will be modifying the compact shelving area on the south side of the library’s lower level. Going forward, access to the compact shelving will require a key, which patrons may obtain from the...