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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
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Use UpToDate to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

Did you know that physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can earn CME/CE/CPD credits and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits just by searching and reading topics in UpToDate?
Faye Cashatt, the first woman to graduate from the School of Medicine, with her

The Centennial of Women First Admitted to Washington University School of Medicine

Today, nearly 300 women attend Washington University School of Medicine, making up approximately 50 percent of the student body. One hundred years ago this month, the School of Medicine admitted its first women medical students.
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Introducing the Becker Library Special Collections Book Club

Anyone with an interest in medicine, literature or history is invited to take part in Becker Library’s Special Collections Book Club. Every few months, we’ll hold a discussion about a novel that features some aspect of medical history, then look at the primary sources that bring the stories to life.
Valentina Suntzeff’s freshman year student photograph, 1911

Russian refugee doctor becomes WashU cancer researcher

This story is summarized from Valentina Suntzeff’s unpublished autobiography, which can be found in the Valentina Suntzeff Papers in the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Spotlight on Washington University from SciVal: Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)

Acknowledging your funding support on publications is a key component of responsible conduct of research but it is also a great tool to use when tracking the impact of your work. Centers and c

Director Paul Schoening to present "Building an Onramp to Informatics" in partnership with I2

On Tuesday, March 20, Becker Library Associate Dean and Director Paul Schoening will present "Building an Onramp for Informatics" in the General Medical Sciences Classroom (Room 147B) at the Taylor Avenue Building. The talk is part of the Institute for Informatics (I2) Research-in-Progress Lecture Series.

World-Renowned Experts Can Enrich Educational Experiences

Henry Stewart Talks (specially prepared, seminar-style, online lectures narrated by world-leading experts) not only offer a great way to expand your professional horizons – they can also be a valuable teaching tool if used to supplement existing material or in a flipped classroom scenario.
Lateral ventricles, Vesalius De fabrica, 1543, page 608  BBML

The cell doctrine of brain function, as seen in three illustrated books, 1491-1543

We believe the earliest illustrations of the brain that can be found at Becker Library are in two books in from the 1490s: “Fasciculus medicinae, 1491” (facsimile 1988) and “Philosophia Pauperum (Philosophy for the simple),” 1496.