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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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The BRIF (Bioresource Research Impact Factor) as a tool for improving bioresource sharing in biomedical research

"The central aim of the BRIF (Bioresource Research Impact Factor) initiative is to construct a quantitative parameter to evaluate bioresources, modeled to some degree on the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), and to provide guidance and methodology for optimizing recognition of bioresources, their use and their sharing at international level."

Intermittent outages with JAMA Online

We are currently experiencing limited access to various publications through JAMA Online.  Not all articles are affected, but here is the notice given for those which are:

Webinar: World Tour of Genomics Resources

Webinar: Thursday, November 10th, 10:00 PST/1:00 EST Registration: http://www.openhelix.com/cgi/webinarInfo.cgi?id=33 There are thousands of bioinformatics and genomics resources that are free and publicly accessible. However, trying to find the...

Partek Training Workshops to be offered in September

Partek will be providing day long in-depth training course of the Partek GS software package in Room 602 of the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center.

NCBI Discovery Workshops at Washington University

NCBI will be at Washington University in St. Louis July 26-27, 2011 for a series of Discovery Workshops. Each Workshop will consist of four 2.5-hour hands-on sessions emphasizing a different set of NCBI resources. Each session uses specific...

Open Access Resolution Passed at Washington University

The Washington University in St. Louis Faculty Senate recently passed an Open Access Resolution  that encourages faculty members to make their scholarly works freely available online by posting their works in institutional repositories....

Washington University Docs in 1903

In 1903, over 500 prominent St. Louisans forked over cash to appear in a local vanity cartoon book, St. Louisans as we see ‘em: cartoons and caricatures.  Nineteen of them were Washington University doctors, who appear in the slideshow above.