Welcome, New Students!

Becker Medical Library would like to welcome the Class of 2021 to Washington University School of Medicine! Below are some of our information services and resources that will help you make the most of your time here at WashU.

In order to use most of Becker Library’s electronic collection, you will need to be on the WUSM internet network. You can find WUSM internet connections in all WashU buildings, including Becker Library and the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center. You can also access the WUSM network from off campus via your proxy account – simply log in to your proxy account from this address: https://login.beckerproxy.wustl.edu/login

Helpful Guides

  • M1 Resource Guide: This guide includes links to journal articles and e-book texts for M1 courses, including physiology, human body, immunology and Practice of Medicine.
  • Becker Library Mobile Apps: This guide provides a comprehensive list of apps available to you via Becker Library subscriptions including UpToDate, UCentral/Unbound Medicine, Clinical Key and Read by QxMD.

Database Resources (find the latest research!)

  • PubMed: Database of over 27 million biomedical citations.
  • Embase: Literature database that is even more comprehensive than PubMed, especially in the areas of drug/pharmacology research and international journal coverage.
  • CINAHL Plus: Nursing and allied health literature.

Clinical Resources

  • UpToDate: Evidence-based clinical summaries.
  • ClinicalKey: Clinical summaries, e-books and multimedia materials.
  • AccessMedicine: E-books, Case Files Collection and other quick reference guides.

Additional Resources

Have questions or need help?  Please don’t hesitate to contact us at askbecker@wustl.edu or (314) 362-7080.  You can also contact any of our Becker Medical Library staff directly using the information here: https://becker.wustl.edu/about/departments-staff