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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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Highly Cited Researchers 2017

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) recently released Highly Cited Researchers 2017, a list recognizing leading researchers in the Sciences and Social Sciences from around the world.

Applying to Washington University School of Medicine in 1891

Applying to medical school today is widely known to be an intensive and rigorous process. In 1891, the year Washington University first offered medical education, an applicant to the university’s medical school only needed to satisfy any one of the four admission requirements listed below:
Engraved title page, Aldrovandi's Monstrorum historia, 1642. BBML

From the Rare Book Collections: Aldrovandi, Ulisse. 1642. "Monstrorum Historia"

“Monstrorum Historia” is a visually stunning book on the history of monsters. It is part of a larger work, an enormous 13-volume encyclopedia on natural history.

Scholarly Publishing Round-Up December 2017

Journal publishing issues, emoji icons, and new classes for Spring 2018 are the topics for the December 2017 Round-Up.

Check out the BMJ Holiday Issue

Every year the BMJ (British Medical Journal) publishes a special series of papers for their Christmas issue.
Title page for Bossche’s "Historia medica"

2017 Rare Books Highlights

Becker Library’s rare book collections have had an excellent year! Richard Chole, MD, donated his fantastic collection of rare otolaryngology texts earlier this year, and we’ve recently managed to acquire two more noteworthy monographs to complement our existing collections.

Better Browsing the Print Collection: Using NLM Classification and Virtual Shelves

Sometimes you know exactly what you want, you look up where to find it, and you’re checking out minutes later. But other times it’s helpful to browse the shelves until inspiration strikes.

Bake Sale-Book Sale to Benefit Holiday Adopt-A-Family

Join us for some yummy treats! Cupcakes, cookies and sweets galore. Plus a used book sale! (That is, books of all kinds, not medical texts.) Cash only. Each year, Becker Library adopts a needy family from the neighborhoods surrounding the Medical...