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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

Potential Resource Access Disruptions, Subscription Cancellations and New Acquisitions

Providing uninterrupted and accurate access to the library's electronic journals is a top priority for Becker Medical Library.

61st Historia Medica Lecture and Exhibit Opening with Archivist Philip Skroska

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Philip Skroska, visual and graphic archivist at Becker Medical Library, will give the 61st Historia Medica Lecture, "And We Won't Come Back Till It's Over, Over There," on Base Hospital 21, Washington...

Bake Sale-Book Sale to Benefit Holiday Adopt-A-Family

Join us for some yummy treats! Cupcakes, cookies and sweets galore. Plus a used book sale! (That is, books of all kinds, not medical texts.) Cash only. Each year, Becker Library adopts a needy family from the neighborhoods surrounding the Medical...

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts is Dec. 20

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books Division will host the Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts from 2 to 5 p.m. in the King Center on the library's seventh floor. The exhibition is a unique opportunity...

New "News You Can Use" Email Newsletter from Becker Library

We're excited to announce the launch of the new Becker Library email newsletter! Each month we'll compile helpful news, info and tips and deliver it right to your inbox.

Popular e-books

These e-books were the 10 most popular e-books at the library during the 2016-2017 school year.  

Announcing the 3rd Annual Becker Library Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Join us for some Halloween fun! Becker Library is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest from Oct. 24-27 in the library atrium.  Anyone may enter. Simply bring your decorated pumpkin to the library during regular hours on...

New Embase Classes from Becker Library

Embase is a powerful biomedical database available to the Washington University Medical Center community via Becker Medical Library. We are now pleased to offer two Embase training courses: