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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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Ways to Use Journal Articles Published by Elsevier: A Practical Guide

Elsevier issued a guidance document, Ways to Use Journal Articles Published by Elsevier: A Practical Guide, that outlines the rights of authors who publish in journals published by Elsevier.  

Tutorials and lecture materials from NCBI and NHGRI

I am constantly surprised by the amount of great instructional material available in topics related to genomics and bioinformatics.

Impact has a Bad Name. . .

Impact has a bad name among many researchers, but thinking of impact as re-use could be key to uniting both funders and researchers. Blog post by Cameron Neylon.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency

Ivan Oransky of Retraction Watch posted the following: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency.

Worthwhile reads in bioinformatics...

Just wanted to share some excellent resources in bioinformatics that I happened to catch on Twitter this morning. Both are dedicated issues and both are freely available online (yay!):

How to Write a Scientific Paper?

Need help with writing a scientific publication? There are a number of resources that offer guidance on preparing for publication. Some examples include:

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: