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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
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News from Becker Medical Library

Embase Drug Search: Fast, Advanced and Clinically Focused - September 25, 2017
Embase’s Drug Search tool features unique filters specific to drugs and their effects. This tool uses a guided format to support drug information questions and clinical searching at the point of care by providing single-click advanced...
Moratorium, 1969 and St. Louis Doctors for Peace - September 20, 2017
With “The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick” airing this week on PBS, it is a good time to examine the oral history of David Kennell, MD, and his archives on St. Louis Doctors for Peace. Kennell’s oral history...
Building your NIH Biosketch: Get the link you need for Section C - September 19, 2017
In your NIH Biosketch, you have the option of including a URL (link) to a full list of your published work. The link is optional but if you choose to use it, the link MUST be to a .gov website. You can’t use a link to your university...
Before There Was Copyright - September 11, 2017
Some of the most famous images in the history of medicine can be found in Andreas Vesalius’s “De humani corporis fabrica,” published in 1543 by Johannes Oporinus. Medical illustration prior to Vesalius tended to be rather crude and...
Spotlight on Washington University from SciVal - September 8, 2017
SciVal offers access to the research performance of 8,500 research institutions and 220 countries using publication, citation and usage data from Scopus. Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature that contains 38 million publication...
One Million Downloads for Digital Commons@Becker - September 7, 2017
Digital Commons@Becker achieved a major milestone this week as the digital repository for the School of Medicine surpassed the mark of 1 million items downloaded. Launched in March 2010 as a digital showcase for research and scholarship at the...
Dr. Richard A. Chole Donates Rare Otolaryngology Book Collection - September 1, 2017
Becker Medical Library is pleased to announce that Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD, has generously donated over one hundred rare titles relating to otolaryngology to its rare book collections. Dr. Chole served as Lindburg Professor and Head of the...
James Moores Ball: St. Louis Ophthalmologist, Medical Historian and Bibliophile - August 28, 2017
The following is a guest post from Robert M. Feibel, MD, acting director of the Center for History Of Medicine and professor of clinical ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His paper “...
New PubMed Feature: Best Match - August 24, 2017
Earlier this year PubMed released a new way of sorting search results: Best Match. It replaces the Relevance Sort feature that was previously available. You can use Best Match by clicking on the “Sort by” link on the top...
A tradition of self-experimentation - August 22, 2017
As new and returning medical students come to Washington University in St. Louis to throw themselves into their studies, we remember that self-experimentation in medical research has a long tradition at the School of Medicine. One of the earliest...