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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
Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources No Access without Proxy
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JAMA Article Suggests New Roles for Librarians in Supporting Patient Care

A recent article in JAMA suggests that changes in health care as a result of information technology gives health sciences libraries and librarians new opportunities to play an important role in bringing high-quality, evidence-based medical information to the bedside.

Top Ten most used E-books

E-books are becoming more and more popular at Becker Library.  These e-books were all used over 2000 times during the 2012-2013 academic year providing great value and access to all.
Neurology Video Textbook from Stat!Ref

Neurology Video Textbook available on Stat!Ref

A new video E-Book is available at Becker Library.  The Neurology Video Textbook is organized in broad general categories (movement disorders, behavioral neurology, epilepsy, etc.) and is presented as individual cases with audio and video. The...

Becker in the Community - "Living Life Expo!" at Baden Branch Public Library

On October 12th, Becker Library staff joined other community organizations, local institutions, healthcare providers, and School of Medicine programs to take part in the sixth annual "Living L

Becker in the Community – Health Information Training at the St. Louis Public Library

As part of an ongoing partnership to provide the St. Louis community with better access to credible health information the St. Louis Public Library, the Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities (PECaD) at the Siteman Cancer Center provided a training session for public library staff on finding health information on the web.

Dr. Bernard Becker, former head of ophthalmology, 1920 - 2013

Bernard Becker, MD, professor emeritus of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died at his home Wednesday Aug.

Upcoming Systems Outage, February 23rd

As part of a scheduled outage on February 23rd, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM to perform network modifications, several online library resources may become unavailab

Join Becker Medical Library to learn more about Acumenta Biotech’s Literature Lab

Thursday Feb. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Rooms 213 A&B Refreshments will be served