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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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AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
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UpToDate Online
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Scholarly Publishing Round-up July 2017: Citations and Metrics

The influence of a five-sentence letter, a review of author profiles in databases, a plea for objective metrics, and article title characteristics are among the topics of the Round-up for July 2017.

WU Authors: The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

Thomson Reuters recently released a report: The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (2015), highlighting authors in the main areas of science and social sciences who earned distinction in the form of citations over an 11 year period (...

ORCID Releases a New Feature: Delegates for ORCID Accounts

ORCID now has a delegate feature available to help with managing ORCID accounts. "Trusted Individuals" can be added as delegates to an ORCID account to allow for editing and updating of an ORCID account and profile. Note that Trusted Individuals must register for an ORCID account.

Frankenstein is not a Monster

Did you know that Frankenstein is not the monster, but its creator? This is among the helpful tips included in the Economist Style Guide, (9th edition).

Public Access to Research Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy

The Department of Energy has recently released its plan to provide free public access to the results of DOE-funded research.

New Data Policy from PLOS

PLOS, one of the leaders in open-access scientific publishing, has recently updated its data policy.  Beginning March 1, 2014, authors submitting research articles to PLOS journals must include a Data Availability Statement to be published with the article if accepted.

PubMed Commons: A New Forum

 NCBI has released a pilot version of a new service in PubMed that allows researchers to post comments on individual PubMed abstracts. Called PubMed Commons, this service is an initiative of the NIH leadership in response to repeated requests by the scientific community for such a forum to be part of PubMed.
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NIH Launches Science Experts Network (SciENCV)

NIH launched a test version of Science Experts Network (SciENCV) which allows users to create a biosketch and an online professional profile to share with others. Information such as education, employment, research activities, publications, honors, grant awards, and other professional activities can be included in the SciENCV profile.