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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
Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources No Access without Proxy

The Public Access Compliance Monitor (PACM) Tool

The Public Access Compliance Monitor (PACM) Tool is a database of works that NIH believes a particular grantee institution is responsible for under the terms of the NIH Public Access Policy.

Upcoming Session on the NIH Public Access Policy

Upcoming session on the NIH Public Access Policy on Friday January 17, 2014.

Web of Science Database Update

Thomson Reuters is revamping their Web of Science database as of January 14, 2014.  

What Happens Online in 60 Seconds?

What happens online in 60 seconds? Infographic from Qmee.

Are You a PACR for the NIH Public Access Monitor (PACM) Resource?

The Public Access Compliance Monitor (PACM) resource has been updated to reflect a number of changes.

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.

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.

Upcoming Session on the NIH Public Access Policy

The NIH Public Access Policy requires investigators and scholars to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to PubMed Central (PMC) upon acceptance of publication. All journal manuscripts applicable under the NIH Public Access Policy must have a PMCID in proposals, applications and renewal reports. As of Spring 2013, NIH has delayed processing of non-competing continuation grant awards for publications that do not have a PMCID.