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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

Some things you might not know about Google Scholar

Since 2004, Google Scholar has been widely used for searching the biomedical literature. Google Scholar is not a “human-curated” database but a search engine that prowls the entire internet and attempts to narrow the results to “scholarly” ones based on machine-automated criteria. It searches the full text of articles instead of just titles and abstracts, which can sometimes make searches less precise.

Try a free trial of DynaMed Plus the mobile app!

DynaMed Plus is a true point-of-care tool which provides quick access to high-quality evidence and delivers it in succinct summaries.

Welcome New Clinical Librarians

Becker Library recently added two clinical librarians to the Health and Information Services Division.
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Becker Providing Mobile Medical Apps

Two trusted medical titles, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide are now available with the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and companion website.

Summer Research Support

In thirty minutes you can learn the basics of searching Medline (PubMed or Ovid); how to organize your references using EndNote and how to efficiently download articles.  Choose a small group session or set up an individual training session.  Bring your research topic.