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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
AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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BADCOP

The Becker Archives Digital Content Organization Plan (BADCOP) outlines the file-naming convention used for all digital content maintained by the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives at the Washington University School of Medicine.  The primary purpose of implementing BADCOP is to provide a unique identifying filename for digital reproductions and files consistent with the arrangement and description of the file’s parent collection.  BADCOP ensures a systematic arrangement of digital content in such a way that archivists can easily locate specific files when they need them.   

Remembering Helen E. Nash, MD

Helen E. Nash, MD broke down racial barriers when she became one of the first African American doctors to join the faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine.

Cardinals care, the winter Blues, and Hope for children

In the heart of winter many people in St. Louis hope for a winter warm-up and look forward to a sunny spring ... and baseball.

World Diabetes Day: Honoring Diabetes Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation to engage millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. November 14 was chosen to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin.

Exhibit "A Noble Material: A Small Sampling of Clinical Investigation and Human Experimentation" at Becker Medical Library

Since the Renaissance, the use of the experimental method changed science, but it was slow to be applied in medicine. The noble materials on which physicians conduct their experiments - living humans - require special care to be both patients and research subjects.