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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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News and Tips for Getting the Most from Library Resources


Vaccinations have been in the news a lot lately, from the recent outbreak of measles traced back to Disney Land to parents pressuring pediatricians to not allow unvaccinated patients in their waiting rooms.

Check out BMJ's Special Holiday Issue

BMJ (British Medical Journal) has once again published a set of eclectic research studies in their annual holiday edition. Click on the links below to access each article (the articles are open access for all): The Darwin Awards: Sex Differences in...

Resources to Help you Review for Final Exams

The end of the fall semester is quickly approaching, which means it’s also time for final exams.

Check out Becker's Global Health Resource Guide

Are you interested in researching global health issues, but not sure where to start?

Information Resources about the Ebola Virus Outbreak in West Africa

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed the lives of at least 3,091 people (as of 9/29/14). This unprecedented transmission of the virus is of great interest to clinicians, epidemiologists, and those concerned with global public health...

Access American Academy of Pediatrics Journals anywhere from your mobile device

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now offers an app that allows readers to access popular journals, like Pediatrics, from their mobile devices.

Check out JoVE: The Journal of Visualized Experiments

JoVE is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes experimental methods in a video format. The videos provide detailed information about experimental/research methods and techniques.

Learn about accessing and using EndNote

EndNote is a sophisticated software program (desktop or web-based) that organizes your citations along with full-text articles.  It can automatically generate bibliographies to accompany your papers.