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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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November is best time to license IPA and PyMOL research software

Several research software tools are widely used on campus and researchers, therefore, benefit from Becker Library serving as a hub for bulk licensing and passing discounts along to licensees.
Evarts Graham demonstrates how the smoking apparatus was used

The Great American Smokeout

Every year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society encourages all smokers to avoid using cigarettes for 24 hours for the Great American Smokeout event. The hope is that by refraining from smoking for one single day, and instead learning more about the many health benefits of quitting for good, smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk.
Levi H. Fuson operates on a patient at Base Hospital 21 in Rouen, France.

November 1917 at Base Hospital 21

By November of 1917, the original members of Base Hospital 21 were six months into their deployment to Rouen, France. Recruited from the Washington University Medical Center, the doctors, nurses and enlisted personnel who had left St. Louis in May with great fanfare were now settling into a routine that included being severely overworked. When the unit arrived in France to assume control of a British army hospital, it became obvious they were seriously understaffed. A cohort of British personnel remained to help until American medical reinforcements could be sent, but by the start of November, the reinforcements still had not arrived.

Enhancing Your Impact: Your Name is Key

The author name you use for publications and other research activities is key to enhancing the discoverability of your research and establishing a digital presence.

High-Quality Medical Apps Available Free from Becker Library

Mobile medical apps are a critical tool in the modern clinician’s reference, diagnostic and teaching toolbox.

Use This (Active Voice) vs. That (Passive Voice)

You’ve likely not thought much about it since high school English, but it’s time to talk about it again—using active voice. Active voice makes it clear who is doing what.

Scholarly Publishing Round-Up October 2017

Scopus, open access books and the new Open Science Framework at Washington University are topics of the October Round-Up.

New "News You Can Use" Email Newsletter from Becker Library

We're excited to announce the launch of the new Becker Library email newsletter! Each month we'll compile helpful news, info and tips and deliver it right to your inbox.