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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

Applying to Washington University School of Medicine in 1891 - January 8, 2018
Applying to medical school today is widely known to be an intensive and rigorous process. In 1891, the year Washington University first offered medical education, an applicant to the university’s medical school only needed to satisfy any one...
From the Rare Book Collections: Aldrovandi, Ulisse. 1642. "Monstrorum Historia" - January 3, 2018
“Monstrorum Historia” is a visually stunning book on the history of monsters. It is part of a larger work, an enormous 13-volume encyclopedia on natural history. The author, Ulisse Aldrovandi, wrote parts of the encyclopedia using the...
Scholarly Publishing Round-Up December 2017 - December 29, 2017
Journal publishing issues, emoji icons, and new classes for Spring 2018 are the topics for the December 2017 Round-Up. The NIH issued a notice: Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research on November 3, 2017, that encourages...
Check out the BMJ Holiday Issue - December 12, 2017
Every year the BMJ (British Medical Journal) publishes a special series of papers for their Christmas issue. They tend to have light-hearted or funny themes, but are also required to be actual studies – no spoofs, hoaxes or fabricated studies...
2017 Rare Books Highlights - December 6, 2017
Becker Library’s rare book collections have had an excellent year! Richard Chole, MD, donated his fantastic collection of rare otolaryngology texts earlier this year, and we’ve recently managed to acquire two more noteworthy monographs...
Better Browsing the Print Collection: Using NLM Classification and Virtual Shelves - November 30, 2017
Sometimes you know exactly what you want, you look up where to find it, and you’re checking out minutes later. But other times it’s helpful to browse the shelves until inspiration strikes. To focus your browsing of Becker Library’s...
Bake Sale-Book Sale to Benefit Holiday Adopt-A-Family - November 29, 2017
Join us for some yummy treats! Cupcakes, cookies and sweets galore. Plus a used book sale! (That is, books of all kinds, not medical texts.) Cash only. Each year, Becker Library adopts a needy family from the neighborhoods surrounding the Medical...
Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts is Dec. 20 - November 21, 2017
On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books Division will host the Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts from 2 to 5 p.m. in the King Center on the library's seventh floor. The exhibition is a unique opportunity...
Is a Systematic Review Right for You? - November 21, 2017
High-quality systematic reviews are important contributions to medical literature, but how do you know if your research question is the right fit for a systematic review? Here is a quick breakdown of the systematic review process, and what should...
November is best time to license IPA and PyMOL research software - November 17, 2017
Several research software tools are widely used on campus and researchers, therefore, benefit from Becker Library serving as a hub for bulk licensing and passing discounts along to licensees. Two such tools offered through Becker licensing –...