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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
Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources No Access without Proxy

Open Access Journals: Impact and Quality

Bjork and Solomon. Open access versus subscription journals: a comparison of scientific impact.

Upcoming Systems Maintenance

Users may experience interrupted access to the Becker Medical Library catalog while the system is being upgraded.  Maintenance is scheduled for Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th.&nbs

UpToDate Accessible to Remote Access Users

The Becker Library is pleased to announce that effective Jul

Serendipity and Assessment of Research Impact

Interesting reading and refreshing perspective on assessment of research impact:

2011 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports Available

Thomson Reuters announced the release of the 2011 edition of Journal Citation Reports.

Upcoming Systems Outage

As part of a scheduled outage on July 14, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM to perform system upgrades, several online library resources may become unavailable.

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.