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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
Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas

An Army Nurse Sounds Off on Basic Training and the OR, 1944

Lola Mae Baird Mathews was an operating room supervisor at Barnes Hospital from 1939-1943.

It's Preservation Week - Pass it on!

Nothing lasts forever, but archivists and librarians are dedicated to making sure some things last a very long time.
Copperplate engraving which demonstrates how spleen can induce anxiety. (1796)

Keeping the Spleen at Bay

April is National Poetry Month and, as in past years, we’re celebrating by showing off an example of poetry that has a medical flavor.

Diary from Base Hospital 21

When World War I began in 1914, American public opinion was divided about whether the U.S. should get involved. But by 1917, it was clear that U.S. involvement was inescapable.

Traces of the Past: Archival Research on an “Angel of Bataan”

One of my favorite parts of my job as a project archivist at Becker Medical Library is discovering individuals’ stories from the past.

Washington University Medical Alumni Quarterly now digitized for open access

All 54 issues of the Washington University Medical Alumni Quarterly spanning the years 1937-1951 are now available online via Digital Commons@Becker.
Jules Dejerine in the laboratory, 1905

Joseph Jules Dejerine and Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke: Advancing Neurology at the Dawn of the 20th Century

Joseph Jules Dejerine (1849-1917), a French neurologist whose research focused early on the anatomy and pathology of the nervous system, and later on psychoneurosis, died 100 years ago on February

Hair of the Dog

There are a number of home remedies that claim to cure hangovers. Greasy breakfasts, black coffee, and attempting to sleep it off all come to mind.