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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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Phrenology

Phrenology was a pseudoscience that sought to understand an individual’s character through surveying the skull. According to this method, different regions of the brain served different functions, and by locating these regions on the skull and examining the bumps and concavities, a phrenologist would be able to assess the individual’s faculties, or personality traits, morals, and intellect.

Muslim Medicine: Translations of Ancient Arabic Texts

Very few of our books contain any Arabic, and most of those that do only have single terms scattered about in books written in English, German, or French, even when they are translations from texts originally in Arabic.

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

Tsarist Dentistry: Oral Medicine in Russia

At the same time as the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, dentists from around the world gathered in town for their own international meeting, the World’s Columbian Dental Congress. I. I. Khrushchov, from St. Petersburg, was one of the dentists who participated in that meeting in Chicago, but he also took the chance to set up a display at the exposition itself.

First Open Air School in St. Louis

Tuberculosis was rampant among poor families in congested cities, including St. Louis, in the early 1900’s.  If one family member became contagious, the rest of the household frequently developed active infections. Undernourished children...

Combat Medicine: Battlefield Surgery

The demands of treating the many wounded and sick during military conflicts have put great pressure on caregivers, physicians, and surgeons in every age. The unique difficulties and situations of wartime medicine, however, have sometimes led to important medical advancements.

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.