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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
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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.


Phrenology was a pseudoscience that sought to understand an individual’s character through surveying the skull. According to this method, different regions of the brain served different functions, and by locating these regions on the skull and examining the bumps and concavities, a phrenologist would be able to assess the individual’s faculties, or personality traits, morals, and intellect.

Muslim Medicine: Translations of Ancient Arabic Texts

Very few of our books contain any Arabic, and most of those that do only have single terms scattered about in books written in English, German, or French, even when they are translations from texts originally in Arabic.

Office of Faculty Affairs Topics Series, “Tools for Researchers” presented by Becker Medical Library

Becker Medical Library is offering a series of presentations, “Tools for Researchers,” for the Office of Faculty Affairs Thursday Topics Series in March, held in the Schwarz Auditorium in the Maternity Building (main floor), Noon to 1:...

Copy Number Data Analysis in Partek Genomics Suite Software

Partek will be providing a whole day in-depth training course of the Partek GS software package for Copy Number analysis in Room 601B, Bernard Becker Medical Library on February 25th from 9:30am to 4:00pm. Course Description: The class will...

Upcoming JMP Genomics Workshop

JMP Genomics is a SAS-based suite of tools to analyze and visualize genomics data. Becker Medical Library will host a two-day, hands-on workshop on using JMP Genomics to perform expression analysis and genetic analysis. The training sessions will...