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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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UpToDate Anywhere Mobile App Now Available

UpToDate’s app for mobile devices is now available to all students, faculty, and staff of the Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Neurology Video Textbook from Stat!Ref

Neurology Video Textbook available on Stat!Ref

A new video E-Book is available at Becker Library.  The Neurology Video Textbook is organized in broad general categories (movement disorders, behavioral neurology, epilepsy, etc.) and is presented as individual cases with audio and video. The...

Tips for Finding High Quality Medical Apps

According to a recent market research study, 85% of U.S. physicians own or use a smartphone as part of professional practice [].  Smartphones and tablets may soon be as ubiquitous in the exam room as stethoscopes, but there...

Becker in the Community - "Living Life Expo!" at Baden Branch Public Library

On October 12th, Becker Library staff joined other community organizations, local institutions, healthcare providers, and School of Medicine programs to take part in the sixth annual "Living L
Kristi Holmes

Kristi Holmes Receives National Library of Medicine Research Fellowship

Becker Library Bioinformaticist Kristi Holmes, PhD was honored during the past year as the recipient of the National Library of Medicine’s Donald A.B. Lindberg Research Fellowship.

Becker in the Community – Health Information Training at the St. Louis Public Library

As part of an ongoing partnership to provide the St. Louis community with better access to credible health information the St. Louis Public Library, the Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities (PECaD) at the Siteman Cancer Center provided a training session for public library staff on finding health information on the web.
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Group License Now Available for GraphPad Prism

Becker Library is pleased to announce that a campus site license is now available for the GraphPad Prism software package. GraphPad Prism, available for both Windows and Mac computers,  combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization.

October Oddities – Frederick Ruysch

Some of the most fanciful and bizarre anatomical illustrations in all of the Becker’s collections come from the works of Frederick Ruysch.  Ruysch (1638-1731) was born in The Hague, the Netherlands, and spent the first part of his professional career working as an apothecary.  He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Leiden in 1664, then opened his own medical practice in The Hague.