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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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Making Research Count

Higher Education Strategy Associates recently released a report that provides a review of bibliometrics.

Assessing Productivity and Impact Using Publication Data

How to assess productivity and impact using publication data is reviewed in the February 2012 newsletter, Navigating Knowledge, published by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.

Understanding Research Impact

"No single metric is sufficient for measuring performance, quality, or impact by an author; indeed, the discovery of a scholar’s most impactful work may be gleaned only through qualitati

Impact of NIH Research

The National Institutes of Health has a new resource to help people understand the impact of NIH-funded initiatives in areas such as health, the economy, our communities, and important advances in knowledge that can push research and discovery forward for years to come.

Genetics in Primary Care Institute

The Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI), a 3 year cooperative agreement between the Health Resources & Services Administration Maternal & Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics was established to address the "need to capitalize on this increased understanding as well as advancements in related technologies, so that quality personalized medicine—providing care that is tailored to the unique genetic traits and needs of the individual—can become the standard of care."

AuthorAID: Supporting Developing Country Researchers in Publishing Their Work

AuthorAID is a free international online research community that helps researchers in developing countries publish and disseminate their wor

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection Now Available

Washington University has coordinated trial access for you to view The Biomedical & Life Sciences.

Changing Performance Metrics and How to Measure What Matters

Interesting Perspective from New England Journal of Medicine: