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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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Make your own medical apps!: Resources to get you started

Mobile apps are a popular way to access medical information.

Consumer Health Apps: Concerns about reliability and safety

The market for consumer health apps has grown tremendously in the past few years.

Take Becker Library's Mobile Medicine Survey!

Becker Medical Library would like to invite you to participate in our Mobile Medicine Survey. The goals of the survey are to ascertain how many of our users utilize mobile technology, what types of apps are being used, and how Becker Library can best offer services to support the use of mobile medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine.

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 iMedical App’s Essential Apps for Intern Residents

iMedical Apps is a useful resource for learning about apps and mobile health trends.

Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Mobile Medicine Apps

Learning to read x-rays, MRI and CT scans, and other diagnostic images takes practice.

Spotlight on Medical Apps: Simulation Apps

Medical students and physicians may be accustomed to using simulators when practicing a new medical or surgical technique, but simulations are usually conducted in labs or classrooms using expensive equipment.

UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App Now Available

UpToDate’s app for mobile devices is now available to all students, faculty, and staff of the Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.