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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

Becker Library to Host Panel for Media Literacy Week

Becker Medical Library, in conjunction with Gateway Media Literacy Partners, will host a panel discussion as part of Media Literacy Week 2010 events in the St. Louis area.

New Subject Guides: Evidence Based Practice & Mobile Resources

Mobile Medicine Mobile Medicine is a curated guide to resources for your mobile device that highlights vetted resources by how they may be used in medical education and practice. The guide separates out resources available for free and available for free through your WU affiliation from those you have to pay for.

eRA - NCBI partner to provide cross platform linking

eRA Commons has partnered with the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in providing a link to

AccessMedicine Now Available

AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 60 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of photos and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform,and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

Expanded Access to Key Becker Electronic Journals

Becker Library has purchased the online backfiles of several key medical journals. In most cases, online access is now available back to volume 1 for several important titles.
Silver Mess Cup, front

Base Hospital 21 Silver Mess Cup

This English silver “mess cup” was presented to the Officers’ Mess of Base Hospital 21 of the Washington University School of Medicine by Colonel Fred T. Murphy, Professor of Surgery, 1910-1919.

New Database: Essential Science Indicators

Announcing a New Database: Essential Science Indicators Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is a database that provides access to a comprehensive compilation of essential science performance statistics and science trends. The chief indicators of output, or productivity, are journal article publication counts.

Just Launched: The SCOPUS Mobile Application for the iPhone

Scopus just released a mobile application that can be downloaded for iPhones used by WUSM-affiliated users. Users must register for a free SCOPUS account before downloading the mobile application.