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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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FRPAA Reintroduced

Alliance for Taxpayer Access: FRPAA Introduced in House and Senate: Bipartisan measure supports publ

NIH Public Access Policy: Implications

NIH recently issued a statement on implications of the NIH Public Access Policy.

Demonstrating Impact from Academic Books or Book Chapters

How can authors of books and book chapters track the impact of their published works? Several ways include:

Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact

Interesting article by Gunther Eysenbach: "Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact."

Ways to Use Journal Articles Published by Elsevier: A Practical Guide

Elsevier issued a guidance document, Ways to Use Journal Articles Published by Elsevier: A Practical Guide, that outlines the rights of authors who publish in journals published by Elsevier.  

Impact has a Bad Name. . .

Impact has a bad name among many researchers, but thinking of impact as re-use could be key to uniting both funders and researchers. Blog post by Cameron Neylon.