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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
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Impact has a Bad Name. . .

Impact has a bad name among many researchers, but thinking of impact as re-use could be key to uniting both funders and researchers. Blog post by Cameron Neylon.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency

Ivan Oransky of Retraction Watch posted the following: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency.

How to Write a Scientific Paper?

Need help with writing a scientific publication? There are a number of resources that offer guidance on preparing for publication. Some examples include:

The BRIF (Bioresource Research Impact Factor) as a tool for improving bioresource sharing in biomedical research

"The central aim of the BRIF (Bioresource Research Impact Factor) initiative is to construct a quantitative parameter to evaluate bioresources, modeled to some degree on the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), and to provide guidance and methodology for optimizing recognition of bioresources, their use and their sharing at international level."