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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

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.

Retroactive Compliance Checklist for Applicable Works Under the NIH Public Access Policy

Do you have a work that was published a year ago and need to demonstrate compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy? Not sure where to start?

Users, narcissism and control – tracking the impact of scholarly publications in the 21st century

Interested in learning more about new digital applications that allow for tracking and monitoring use and dissemination of scholarly works?

NIH Public Access Policy Session

Upcoming presentation on the NIH Public Access Policy: Wednesday 17 July, Noon to 1 pm. Erlanger Auditorium at the McDonnell Sciences Building.

Measuring research: a guide to research evaluation frameworks and tools

A new RAND Report is now available: Measuring research: a guide to research evaluation frameworks and tools

Managing NIH Public Access Compliance using My NCBI/My Bibliography

My Bibliography is a reference tool that helps you save your citations (journal articles, books/chapters, patents, presentations and meetings) directly from PubMed or, if not found there, to manual

Indicators of Biomedical Research Impact: The Becker Model

A revised version of the Becker Model is available.