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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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Multi-Lingual Medical Publication

Ancient medical writings used the major languages of their time – often Arabic, Greek, or Latin.  During the nineteenth century, German was the predominant carrier for mainstream medical literature, although many important works were...

The Art of the Tattoo

Over the centuries, people have developed many different ways to create permanent designs on their skins, in the process coming up with even more reasons for doing so.

Copyright Law and Your Rights as an Author

Join Patty Hart from the Washington University Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel for an overview of author rights.

The Thomas Jefferson Letter

The Becker Medical Library owns a letter from Thomas Jefferson to John McAllister that was written on December 26, 1814 concerning Jefferson’s spectacles. 

Color-Blindness and the Railroads

People often assume that everyone else sees the world in the same way that they do, not just figuratively but also literally – the sky is blue, the setting sun is red, the bright yellow of a

Madcap Medicine: The Life and Art of Louis Crusius, M.D.

Dr. Louis Crusius (1862-1898), the oldest of nine children of Ludwig and Emilie Crusius, was a native of Sauk City, Wisconsin. At fifteen, he became a printer’s apprentice in the newspaper office of his father who published the local German daily.
Aerial view of completed medical center, 1916

The "New" Medical Center

The creation of the “new” medical center at Washington University came about largely due to the efforts of two men: Abraham Flexner and Robert Brookings. With funding from the Carnegie Foundation, Flexner set out 1908 to visit 155 medical schools throughout the United States and Canada.

Office of Faculty Affairs Topics Series, "Tools for Clinicians" presented by Becker Medical Library

Becker Medical Library is offering a series of presentations, Tools for Clinicians, for the Office of Faculty Affairs Thursday Topics Series in October, held in the Schwarz Auditorium in the Maternity Building (main floor), Noon to 1:00 pm. The Library will provide free pizza and drinks.