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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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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.

31st Historia Medica Lecture: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Dr. Alan McComas will be the featured speaker for the joint 31st Historia Medica Lecture and the Department of Neurology’s William M. and Pudge Landau Lecture. His talk will focus on the nervous system and explanations for a newly recognized type of clinical disorder, the “channelopathy”.

New Acquisition: Bartolomeo Eustachi's 'Le Libellus de Dentibus'

The Becker Medical Library recently acquired an extremely rare first edition of Bartolomeo Eustachi’s Le Libellus de Dentibus.

Exhibit "In the Next Room: Medical Treatment of Women with 'Hysteria'" at Becker Medical Library

Although not a diagnosis that would be handed out today, hysteria was once seen as a legitimate disorder, particularly in women.  From antiquity until the first part of the 20th cen

A Cynic Admires an Eccentric: Mark Twain and WU's Dr. Joseph McDowell

28th Historia Medica Lecture Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 4:30pm King Center, 7th floor Bernard Becker Medical Library

Washington University Docs in 1903

In 1903, over 500 prominent St. Louisans forked over cash to appear in a local vanity cartoon book, St. Louisans as we see ‘em: cartoons and caricatures.  Nineteen of them were Washington University doctors, who appear in the slideshow above.