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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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Open Access Journals: Impact and Quality

Bjork and Solomon. Open access versus subscription journals: a comparison of scientific impact.

Serendipity and Assessment of Research Impact

Interesting reading and refreshing perspective on assessment of research impact:

2011 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports Available

Thomson Reuters announced the release of the 2011 edition of Journal Citation Reports.

Making Research Count

Higher Education Strategy Associates recently released a report that provides a review of bibliometrics.

Assessing Productivity and Impact Using Publication Data

How to assess productivity and impact using publication data is reviewed in the February 2012 newsletter, Navigating Knowledge, published by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.

Understanding Research Impact

"No single metric is sufficient for measuring performance, quality, or impact by an author; indeed, the discovery of a scholar’s most impactful work may be gleaned only through qualitati

AuthorAID: Supporting Developing Country Researchers in Publishing Their Work

AuthorAID is a free international online research community that helps researchers in developing countries publish and disseminate their wor

Changing Performance Metrics and How to Measure What Matters

Interesting Perspective from New England Journal of Medicine: