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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
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Indicators of Biomedical Research Impact: The Becker Model

A revised version of the Becker Model is available.

Blog Post on Trusting Journals

Informative blog post on trusting medical journals:

Eugene Garfield's "Gems" on Use of Citations

"Uses and Misuses of Citation Frequency" By Eugene Garfield. Two "gems" from Dr. Garfield re use of citations for assessment of impact:

The Big Picture: NCBI and NIH Resources with the NIH Public Access Policy

Wonder how NCBI, My Bibliography, PMC, PubMed, NIHMS, eRA Commons, NIH RePORTER, RPPR and the NIH Public Access Policy connect?  This chart displays the connection between the various NIH and NCBI resources and how they dynamically interact per...

NIH Public Access Policy: Latest News

Latest News From the NIH Public Access Policy For non-competing continuation grant awards with a start date of July 1, 2013 or beyond:

Wanting to Share Figures Presented at a Conference?

Present preliminary research findings at a meeting or conference and consider making your figures available through FigShare and

Looking to Demonstrate Impact From Your Research? Suggest a MeSH Term

Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) controlled vocabulary thesaurus.