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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.

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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

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...
Catch the Eclipse but Avoid the Solar Retinopathy - August 17, 2017
As you are almost surely aware, a solar eclipse will be visible across much of the United States, including right here in St. Louis, on Monday, August 21, 2017. It's kind of a big deal – after all, the last total solar eclipse near St....
Center for History Of Medicine Announces "PTSD in Military and Civilian Life" - August 14, 2017
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4, Washington University in St. Louis will host a series of events on PTSD featuring author David J. Morris. Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Assembly Series: Panel Discussion/Book Signing Danforth Campus, Anheuser-Busch...
Welcome, New Students! - August 9, 2017
Becker Medical Library would like to welcome the Class of 2021 to Washington University School of Medicine! Below are some of our information services and resources that will help you make the most of your time here at WashU. In order to use most of...
Wu Comes to WU - August 3, 2017
Ying-Kai Wu (1910-2003), also known as Y. K. Wu, was born in the town of Xinmin in northeastern China. In 1933, he graduated from the Moukden Medical College, located in present-day Shenyang. Wu then trained in surgery at the prestigious...
A Hospital Food Revolution - July 27, 2017
Marian Sizelove and Joyce Gibbons, dieticians at Barnes Hospital, wrote in 1949 that “One of the age old complaints of hospital patients is that the hot foods [they are served] are not hot and that the cold foods are not cold.” Frank...
In his own words: Philip M. Stimson, MD Assistant Resident at St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1916-1917 - July 11, 2017
This week, as we welcomed new residents to the Medical Center, we discovered a letter in the Archives and Rare Books Division that was written by a resident 101 years ago. The resident, Philip Moen Stimson, MD, went on to a distinguished career...
Fall Travel Scholarship Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use - July 10, 2017
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...
Welcome New Residents and Fellows! - July 5, 2017
The staff of Becker Medical Library is here to assist with your information needs through a variety of traditional and innovative library and information services. In fact, helping you – whether in person or via phone or email...
The Salernitan Regimen of Health - June 29, 2017
Medical knowledge has undergone, shall we say, significant changes since the medieval and early modern periods. Humorism – the idea that the bodily health depended on the proper balance of the four humors of blood, phlegm, black bile, and...