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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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UpToDate Online
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
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Gar Allen, PhD

39th Historia Medica Lecture - Gar Allen

Dr. Gar Allen, Professor of Biology at Washington University, will present the 39th Historia Medica Lecture.  His presentation will focus on Eugenics Movement in the early decades of the twentieth century, which developed rapidly after the rediscovery of Mendel’s work in 1900.

Deadly Medicine in Perspective

On October 27, 2011 Hedy Epstein, Holocaust survivor, speaker and peace activist, and William Schneider, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director of the Medical Humanities Program at Indiana University/Purdue University, presented lectures in conjunction with the Bernard Becker Medical Library's hosting of the traveling exhibition "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race."
A page from Dr. Levi Fuson's WW1 journal

The WWI Diary of Captain Levi H. Fuson of Base Hospital 21

“Over there: Missouri and the Great War” is a statewide digitization project to provide better access to materials documenting Missouri’s World War I history.  Two of Becker Library’s archival collections were scanned in their entirety for this project:  the Levi H. Fuson Papers and the Olga Krieger Diary. 

The Charming Side of Dental Check Ups

One of the most charming items we have in Archives and Rare Books is The Tooth Ache, a satirical comic strip that was written by Horace “Ponny” Mayhew and
Plate 19 Neuro pathology of Alzheimer's Disease drawn by Gaetano Perusini 1910

The art of Alois Alzheimer and Gaetano Perusini

Aloysius ‘Alois” Alzheimer (1864-1915 (Ramirez-Bermudez 2012, 595), was born 150 years ago.  He was a clinical psychiatrist and a neuropathologist best known for describing the first published case of Alzheimer’s disease...

Silas Weir Mitchell, Neurologist and Novelist

Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a noted 19th century neurologist.  He graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1850, went on to spend a year in Europe studying under Claude Bernard and Charles Philippe Robin; and then returned to the United States in 1851 to work at his father’s practice. 

Medical School Construction -Then and Now

As construction on the Scott McKinley Research Building progresses the streetscape along McKinley Avenue is transforming.