Before embarking on an evidence synthesis project, it is important to understand what type of review is most suitable for your research question. Choosing the wrong review type for your question can lead to frustrating results. The ultimate goal of a systematic review is to “collate all empirical evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in [Read more]
Resource spotlight: Natural Medicines
Cold season is upon us, and 53% of adults report that they take at least one dietary supplement. Access reliable information through an evidence-based resource with reliable information.
Refugees often arrive with a broad spectrum of health challenges including lack of medical records, language barriers, and trauma. Here are some resources healthcare professionals may use when caring for refugee populations.
This page was updated April 27, 2022. The ways you log in to eRA Commons and NCBI accounts will be changing. eRA Commons NIH announced that two-factor authentication will soon be required for eRA Commons users as of early 2022. Two options are available: Login.gov. account. With one login.gov account, users can sign into multiple [Read more]
Did you know you can access many of the most popular medical apps through Becker Library? Here are some you can use without purchasing a personal license: UpToDate: A point-of-care resource with updated clinical summaries. (UpToDate access is provided by BJC) UnBound Medicine/UCentral: Access The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, and 5 Minute Consult, all from [Read more]
NCBI will be transitioning from NCBI-managed login credentials to federated account login credentials managed by eRA Commons, Google or by a university point of access (WUSTL Key). NCBI-managed login credentials currently allow users to login to their MyNCBI portal for resources such as PubMed, My Bibliography, and SciENcv. NCBI-managed login credentials also allow users to [Read more]
The new PubMed interface that became available to use late last year became the default version of PubMed on May 18. The older or “legacy” version of PubMed will still be available to use for a short period of time, but will eventually be phased out. If you haven’t tried the new PubMed interface you [Read more]
Becker Library provides institutional access to the Read by QxMD mobile app. It allows users to browse journals, search for articles, and seamlessly download articles as PDFs, by using a Becker Proxy to connect to the library’s resource subscriptions. All School of Medicine faculty and staff currently have access to the Becker Proxy (remote access) [Read more]
Information about the COVID-19 pandemic is quickly evolving and it can be difficult to keep up with new information published every day. Becker Library’s new Guide to COVID-19 Resources provides links to help clinicians, investigators and consumers efficiently find information and resources related to COVID-19. Of particular interest are: Data and tracking resources Free COVID-19 literature Preprints [Read more]