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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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News, Treasures, and Musings

Combat Medicine: Battlefield Surgery

The demands of treating the many wounded and sick during military conflicts have put great pressure on caregivers, physicians, and surgeons in every age. The unique difficulties and situations of wartime medicine, however, have sometimes led to important medical advancements.

The Journals of Dr. Carleton Gajdusek

The Bernard Becker Medical Library houses a very interesting collection of over forty type-written journals that were published by Dr. Carleton Gajdusek, the 1976 Physiology/Medicine Nobel laureate.

Dr. Hammer’s Dream of a European Education in St. Louis

Dr. Adam Hammer (1818 – 1878) was born in the town of Mingalsheim in the Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany. After completing gymnasium in Bruchsal in 1837, Hammer entered the University of Heidelberg, pursuing studies in science and mathematics.

Multi-Lingual Medical Publication

Ancient medical writings used the major languages of their time – often Arabic, Greek, or Latin.  During the nineteenth century, German was the predominant carrier for mainstream medical literature, although many important works were...

The Art of the Tattoo

Over the centuries, people have developed many different ways to create permanent designs on their skins, in the process coming up with even more reasons for doing so.

The Thomas Jefferson Letter

The Becker Medical Library owns a letter from Thomas Jefferson to John McAllister that was written on December 26, 1814 concerning Jefferson’s spectacles. 

Color-Blindness and the Railroads

People often assume that everyone else sees the world in the same way that they do, not just figuratively but also literally – the sky is blue, the setting sun is red, the bright yellow of a

Madcap Medicine: The Life and Art of Louis Crusius, M.D.

Dr. Louis Crusius (1862-1898), the oldest of nine children of Ludwig and Emilie Crusius, was a native of Sauk City, Wisconsin. At fifteen, he became a printer’s apprentice in the newspaper office of his father who published the local German daily.