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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
AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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Historiae animalium by Gesner  (Front Endsheet)

1914 Rare Book Donation Tied to Influential Doc

William Osler (1849-1919) is one of the most influential figures in North American medicine.

Invitation to Submit a Manuscript for Peer Review: What Should Authors Do?

Authors on campus report they are receiving emails inviting them to submit a manuscript for peer review. Some invitations may be from credible journals; others may be from unscrupulous journals seeking to exploit authors. In most instances, an invited publication is solicited by one’s peers and known colleagues, and from an established journal.

Becker Library Releases its Strategic Vision, “Foundation for the Future”

Becker Medical Library has recently completed its strategic planning process and is proud to unveil its Foundation for the Future report. This is the culmination of many conversations with faculty; research, clinical and administrative staff; and students to gain insights on how the library can better meet their needs. The report describes six strategies that will guide the library’s development of resources and services in the upcoming years. 

Notable African-Americans in Science & Technology Poster Series

American innovation is richer due to the many contributions of African-American scientists and inventors. From Colonial times through today, African-Americans and others from the African diaspora have contributed to advancements in the natural, formal and social sciences.
Lenabell Bell and Chaplin with other members of Chaplin’s lab, 1972.

Advancing Sickle Cell Treatment in the Mid-20th Century

One of the great pioneers in research at Washington University School of Medicine was Lenabell McClelland Bell.

Please See Desk Staff for Access to Compact Shelving

On Thursday, Jan. 25 and Friday, Jan. 26, workers will be modifying the compact shelving area on the south side of the library’s lower level.

Potential Resource Access Disruptions, Subscription Cancellations and New Acquisitions

Providing uninterrupted and accurate access to the library's electronic journals is a top priority for Becker Medical Library.

Search Tip: If at first you don’t succeed…

The search engine in the library catalog is not very forgiving with spelling errors or typos. If your search yields fewer or different results than you were hoping for, try a different angle.