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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.

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AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
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Upcoming Lecture on January 20th- “Small Computers in Biomedical Research: The Developers and their Machines, Ancestors and Progeny”

On Thursday, January 20th, the Bernard Becker Medical Library, in collaboration with the Center for the History of Medicine, will present the 20th

The Journals of Dr. Carleton Gajdusek

The Bernard Becker Medical Library houses a very interesting collection of over forty type-written journals that were published by Dr. Carleton Gajdusek, the 1976 Physiology/Medicine Nobel laureate.

Dr. Hammer’s Dream of a European Education in St. Louis

Dr. Adam Hammer (1818 – 1878) was born in the town of Mingalsheim in the Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany. After completing gymnasium in Bruchsal in 1837, Hammer entered the University of Heidelberg, pursuing studies in science and mathematics.

The Thomas Jefferson Letter

The Becker Medical Library owns a letter from Thomas Jefferson to John McAllister that was written on December 26, 1814 concerning Jefferson’s spectacles. 
Aerial view of completed medical center, 1916

The "New" Medical Center

The creation of the “new” medical center at Washington University came about largely due to the efforts of two men: Abraham Flexner and Robert Brookings. With funding from the Carnegie Foundation, Flexner set out 1908 to visit 155 medical schools throughout the United States and Canada.