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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.

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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, Treasures, and Musings

Early Modern Book Construction: What are all those Letters and Symbols?

It’s not unusual to arrive at the last page of an early modern book and see a list of all the letters in the alphabet.  There might even be some additional symbols, along with yet anothe

The Perfect Gift from Santa is a Bottle of Vi-Daylin

Sometimes the most interesting and fun items in a collection are the oddballs. Take a look at this special Christmas edition of Abbott Laboratories’ in-house magazine What’s New from December 1953.
Spinal cord images, La dissection des parties du corps humain, 1546

Estienne spinal cord detail, 1546

In "Neuroanniversary 2008," Paul Eling gave readers of the Journal of the history of Neuroscience, a  chronology of people and ideas to celebrate that year. The following entry for 1564 in "Neuroanniversary 2014," the sixth...
Atlas des peripherischen Nervensystems des menschlichen Körpers by Rüdinger.

42nd Historia Medica lecture - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Dr. Susan Mackinnon, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine, will present the 42nd Historia Medica Lecture on Thursday, December 4th. 

New Additions to the Rare Book Collections!

The Becker Library recently acquired two particularly interesting monographs through a generous donation by Dr. Lawrence Gelb.

Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body Symposium - Registration Open

Registration Now Open! - This interdisciplinary symposium will celebrate the 500-year anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), founder of the study of modern human anatomy. 
Let Me Heal by Ken Ludmerer, MD

41st Historia Medica Lecture - Kenneth Ludmerer, MD

Dr. Ken Ludmerer, Professor of History and Professor of Medicine at Washington University, will present the 41st Historia Medica Lecture. 

Display of Rare Anatomical Atlases in the King Center

On November 12th and November 13th, Becker Medical Library’s Archives and Rare Books will host a display of its rare anatomical atlases from 11:30am - 2pm in the King Center.  This exhibition is a unique opportunity to see a selection of spectacular medical works dating from the Renaissance to the 20th century up close.