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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

NIH Grant Support Index (GSI) and Other Metrics - June 9, 2017
NIH reviews the Grant Support Index (GSI) and encourages the use of metrics to assess the impact of NIH funding. NIH has been considering metrics to measure the value and the impact resulting from NIH research funding. In January 2017, NIH announced...
Becker Librarians Share Expertise at MLA Conference - June 7, 2017
Several Becker Library staff members attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) conference May 26-31 in Seattle and took an active role in sharing their knowledge with colleagues through a variety of presentations. Below are some highlights...
A History of The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis Now on Display - June 5, 2017
Over 100 years of history are now on display on the seventh floor of Bernard Becker Medical Library. The exhibit "'Skill, tenderly applied, works wonders' – A History of The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis" is open now through...
5-Minute Clinical Consult Now Available on the uCentral App and Website - May 11, 2017
More than 450 members of the medical center community have downloaded the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and gained anytime, anywhere access to The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic...
Second Floor Closes for Renovation on May 22 - May 11, 2017
Starting the week of May 22, Becker Medical Library's second floor will close for renovation. After renovation, this floor will house the Registrar's Office, the Office of Student Affairs, and Student Financial Aid, and will also contain a...
Read by QxMD Institutional Version Now Available - May 10, 2017
We are happy to announce that the institutional version of the Read by QxMD app is now available through Becker Medical Library. During March 2017, we hosted a trial of the journal reading app which was a great success, and we received positive...
Remembering V-E Day: May 8, 1945 - May 8, 2017
Victory in Europe Day, more commonly known as V-E Day, is celebrated each year to commemorate Germany's unconditional surrender to the Allies near the end of World War II on May 8, 1945. Several hundred members of Washington University...
Librarian Co-Authors Article on WUSM Global Health Pathway Collaboration - May 5, 2017
Becker Medical Librarian Angela Hardi has co-authored an article with Rupa Patel, MD, the director of the Global Health Pathway in Internal Medicine, about their project to introduce library resources and services to the Washington University School...
An Army Nurse Sounds Off on Basic Training and the OR, 1944 - May 3, 2017
Lola Mae Baird Mathews was an operating room supervisor at Barnes Hospital from 1939-1943. In 1943, her last summer at Barnes Hospital, she worked hard at a course in chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis, because she wanted to earn a...
Selecting a Journal for Publication - New Online Guide and Presentations Available - May 1, 2017
Recently the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) revised its instructions for authors stating that "authors have a responsibility to evaluate the integrity, history, practices and reputation of the journals to which they...