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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
Red Book Online
UpToDate Online
Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources Unrestricted Access to All Becker Resources No Access without Proxy

NIH Public Access Policy

What is the NIH Public Access Policy?

The NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research. It requires scientists to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to the digital archive PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication.

How can the Scholarly Communications Specialist help you with the NIH Public Access Policy?

  • Guidance with compliance
  • Process third party submissions
  • Guidance on how to demonstrate compliance
  • Locate journal policies
  • Review citations for a grant application, proposal or renewal
  • Provide customized presentations to authors or support staff

To the right  you will find a list of pages maintained by Becker Medical Library that discuss the various areas of the NIH Public Access Policy.  For more information, please contact Cathy Sarli.