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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

Consumer Health

What is Consumer Health?

The focus of Consumer Health is to enable patients, families, caregivers, and the general public to find current, reliable, and accessible health information.  Access to this information allows public participation and choice in health care decision making.

What can the librarians at Becker do for you?

  • The Becker Medical Library and its resources are available to the public. The library is open to all users Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. A valid ID badge is needed for evening and weekend access. Please see Library Hours and Access Restrictions for more information before visiting. Information about photocopying and borrowing books may be found through our Using the Library & Frequently Asked Questions pages
  • Our staff has also created a Consumer Health Information Guide to connect you to current and reliable health information resources. Please remember that this guide is for informational purposes only. All health questions and concerns are best answered by a health care provider.  

In the Consumer Health Information Guide you can find: