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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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Tsarist Dentistry: Oral Medicine in Russia

At the same time as the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, dentists from around the world gathered in town for their own international meeting, the World’s Columbian Dental Congress. I. I. Khrushchov, from St. Petersburg, was one of the dentists who participated in that meeting in Chicago, but he also took the chance to set up a display at the exposition itself.

First Open Air School in St. Louis

Tuberculosis was rampant among poor families in congested cities, including St. Louis, in the early 1900’s.  If one family member became contagious, the rest of the household frequently developed active infections. Undernourished children...

Site License Purchased for JMP Genomics Software

The Division of Statistical Genomics has purchased a campus site license to the JMP Genomics software package and is making it freely available to the Washington University community. JMP Genomics is a SAS-based suite of tools to analyze...

Combat Medicine: Battlefield Surgery

The demands of treating the many wounded and sick during military conflicts have put great pressure on caregivers, physicians, and surgeons in every age. The unique difficulties and situations of wartime medicine, however, have sometimes led to important medical advancements.

The Journals of Dr. Carleton Gajdusek

The Bernard Becker Medical Library houses a very interesting collection of over forty type-written journals that were published by Dr. Carleton Gajdusek, the 1976 Physiology/Medicine Nobel laureate.

Dr. Hammer’s Dream of a European Education in St. Louis

Dr. Adam Hammer (1818 – 1878) was born in the town of Mingalsheim in the Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany. After completing gymnasium in Bruchsal in 1837, Hammer entered the University of Heidelberg, pursuing studies in science and mathematics.

Partek Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Training

Partek will be providing a one day in-depth training course of the Partek GS software package in Room 601B, Bernard Becker Medical Library on October 29th from 9:30am to 4pm.

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...