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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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Embase's Intuitive PICO Search Tool - October 23, 2017
Translating your PICO statement into a database-ready search strategy is easier than ever with the new Embase PICO search tool. PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome) is the widely accepted question framework used in Evidence-Based...
Resource Spotlight: Henry Stewart Talks - October 20, 2017
Becker Library subscribes to the Biomedical and Life Science Collection from Henry Stewart Talks (HS Talks). This subscription gives access to over 2,000 specially prepared, animated, seminar-style, online lectures narrated by world-leading experts...
New Exhibit: "Introducing the Book - The Title Page from 1500-1900" - October 19, 2017
How many of you take the time to look at a title page when you buy a new book? Most of the time there’s no real need to do so – we can read the book’s title and author right on the front cover. Hundreds of years ago, however, the...
GraphPad Prism License Fee Reduced - October 16, 2017
Becker Library is pleased to announce the annual license fee for GraphPad Prism has been reduced to $40 per computer. The price reduction is made possible by the steady increase in licenses purchased by the Washington University community during the...
The Archives: A Gourmand’s Delight - October 12, 2017
If you ever stop by to visit the Becker Library archives – and as the archives are open to the public you’re more than welcome to do so – you’ll be asked to follow a few rules. Sign into our ledger book, only look at one...
New Embase Classes from Becker Library - October 10, 2017
Embase is a powerful biomedical database available to the Washington University Medical Center community via Becker Medical Library. We are now pleased to offer two Embase training courses: Going Beyond PubMed: An Introduction to Embase Oct. 17 from...
It's Health Literacy Month - Be a Health Literacy Hero! - October 2, 2017
Nine out of 10 adults struggle to understand and use health information when it is unfamiliar, complex and contains jargon. Limited health literacy costs the health care system money and results in higher-than-necessary morbidity and mortality. Yet...
Oct. 4 is #AskAnArchivist Day - September 28, 2017
  On Wednesday, Oct. 4, Becker Library will participate in Ask an Archivist Day, an event that highlights the importance of archives as unique sources of information and emphasizes the value they bring to the community. On Oct. 4, ...
Frequently asked questions about managing citations with EndNote - September 27, 2017
EndNote is critical for researchers preparing manuscripts and grant applications. The software allows you to find, store, create and share research references. Becker Medical Library provides support to faculty, staff and students using this...
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...