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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
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Two books by Galen published in 1528 and 1536

  Recently I cataloged two pocket size books 16th century books by Galen. The earlier imprint is on the dissection of the veins, arteries, and nerves (1528 ) and the later imprint by Galen is on palpitation, tremor, spasm and convulsions (1536...
St. Louis Globe-Democrat article on the Jewish Hospital hepatitis outbreak, 1962

A Hospital ‘Whodunit’: The Hepatitis Outbreak of 1962 at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

In 1962, a hepatitis outbreak strikes staff members at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. Somewhere within the city is the source of the infection, likely contaminated food or water – but where? Learn how investigators tracked the source of the outbreak in what writers of the time called a hospital ‘whodunit.’
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A Foundation for the Next Century

Washington University began offering medical education it 1891.  For twenty-four years, the medical school was located in downtown St. Louis.  In the spring of 1915, faculty, staff, and students moved into the newly constructed North,...
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Becker Providing Mobile Medical Apps

Two trusted medical titles, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide are now available with the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and companion website.

The Evidence for Vehicle Summer Safety

Have you seen the warning that when it is 72° F or warmer, it is too hot to leave a child or pet in your car?

CLC Genomics Workbench - University-Wide Free Trial Now Available!

At the request of researchers on campus, Becker Library is investigating discounted group licensing options for CLC Genomics Workbench from CLC bio. As part of that investigation, we've obtained a university-wide free trial of CLC Genomics Workbench that will run until August 31, 2015.

New feature to find WUSM faculty authored books and chapters

You can now perform a keyword search in the catalog to locate books in the Becker Library collection that are authored by WUSM faculty.  This is currently only available for print books.

The Impact of Leo Loeb and the new guide to the Leo Loeb Papers at the Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine.

Leo Loeb (1869-1959) was a pioneer in transplantation research beginning with his thesis required for an M.D. at the University of Zurich awarded in 1897. For his thesis, Loeb conducted skin cell transplantation using guinea pigs and he continued transplantation research until 1941.