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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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BMJ Case Reports Now Available

BMJ Case Reports is now available through Becker Library and the subscription allows for the waiver of author publication fees for case reports submitted for peer review.

Washington University Librarians Co-Author Association of Research Libraries Report on Scholarly Output Assessment

Becker librarians Cathy Sarli, Senior Librarian for Evaluation and Assessment Services, and Amy Suiter, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, along with Olin librarian Ruth Lewis co-authored the latest release in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) series of "SPEC Kits" entitled Scholarly Output Assessment Activities.

Thinking about writing a grant?

Want to see what grants have been funded?   The RePORTER databases can help.

PubMed Commons: A New Forum

 NCBI has released a pilot version of a new service in PubMed that allows researchers to post comments on individual PubMed abstracts. Called PubMed Commons, this service is an initiative of the NIH leadership in response to repeated requests by the scientific community for such a forum to be part of PubMed.
SciENcv

NIH Launches Science Experts Network (SciENCV)

NIH launched a test version of Science Experts Network (SciENCV) which allows users to create a biosketch and an online professional profile to share with others. Information such as education, employment, research activities, publications, honors, grant awards, and other professional activities can be included in the SciENCV profile.

Blog Post on Trusting Journals

Informative blog post on trusting medical journals:

The Big Picture: NCBI and NIH Resources with the NIH Public Access Policy

Wonder how NCBI, My Bibliography, PMC, PubMed, NIHMS, eRA Commons, NIH RePORTER, RPPR and the NIH Public Access Policy connect?  This chart displays the connection between the various NIH and NCBI resources and how they dynamically interact per...