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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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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.

Advice for New Investigators Using the New NIH Biosketch

Advice for New Investigators Using the New NIH Biosketch

New Acquisition for the McKellops Collection

The Becker Medical Library has recently acquired a copy of Niccoló Leonico Tomeo’s Opuscula nuper in lucem aedita quorum nomina proxima habentur pagella, published in 1525 in Venice.

Consumer Health Apps: Concerns about reliability and safety

The market for consumer health apps has grown tremendously in the past few years.

Washington University Librarians Co-Author Association of Research Libraries Report on Scholarly Output Assessment

Becker librarians Cathy Sarli, Senior Librarian for Evaluation and Assessment Services, and Amy Suiter, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, along with Olin librarian Ruth Lewis co-authored the latest release in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) series of "SPEC Kits" entitled Scholarly Output Assessment Activities.

Do You Know How Often Your Paper is Being Accessed Via PMC?

Did you know that use statistics are available for works in PubMed Central (PMC) using the NIH Manuscript Submission system (NIHMS)? 

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared May National Asthma and Allergy Awareness month because this is the season that causes the most difficulties for people with asthma and allergies.

Women at Washington University: Hemprova P. Ghosh McDonald (1918-2014)

A letter from Calcutta...  I hope you are in receipt of my last letter of May 3, 1950. I am writing to you for one of my friends Mrs. Dr. H.P. Ghosh. She is a brilliant worker, original and painstaking. Quite unfortunately she has very recently lost her husband and coworker through Leukemia. She wants to devote the rest of her life in research on cancer, particularly on leukemia, for which as you know there is hardly any proper facility in India.