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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

Less Paper, More Space: Library to Begin Project to Shrink its Print Journal Collection

Becker Medical Library will soon begin an extensive project to reclaim floor space on its 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors that is currently occupied by bound journals. A significant portion of the print material on these floors will be relocated or eliminated, freeing the space to be used for other purposes.

Becker Library Annual Report Now Available

During the 2014 fiscal year (July 2013 – June 2014) Bernard Becker Medical Library continued to provide a world-class collection of information resources and services to the Washington University Medical Center and St. Louis communities.

Welcome New Staff Member

Debbie Thomas has joined the staff of the Bernard Becker Medical Library as Associate Director of Health Information Resources.  Debbie comes to St. Louis from Baltimore, Maryland where she was Director of the Medical and Consumer Libraries at...

Welcome to Becker Briefs!

Today Becker Medical Library is unveiling its new vehicle for delivering relevant and timely information about library activities, resources and services to the medical school community.  We call it Becker Briefs.
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JAMA Article Suggests New Roles for Librarians in Supporting Patient Care

A recent article in JAMA suggests that changes in health care as a result of information technology gives health sciences libraries and librarians new opportunities to play an important role in bringing high-quality, evidence-based medical information to the bedside.