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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.

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AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
MDConsult
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
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Digital Exhibits

Volumes from the Schlueter-Paracelsus collection, in Rare Books @ Becker Rare Books@Becker – Highlights from the Becker Medical Library Collections – 2007
Notable volumes selected from the Library’s nine rare book collections.
Anatomist Paul H. Stevenson in China, 1920, part of Medical Journeys Medical Journeys – Transplanting Medical Knowledge Across the World – 2007
Explore the experiences of physicians and medical scientists who ventured to and from St. Louis and the Washington University School of Medicine.
Washington University School of Dental Medicine exhibit Legacy of Achievement – Washington University School of Dental Medicine – 2006
Chronicles the history of the first dental school west of the Mississippi River and includes a timeline and biographies of prominent faculty and alumni.
Ram’s horn ear trumpet, from Exploring Object Virtual Reality exhibit Exploring Object Virtual Reality – 2006
The Object VR digital collection presents 3D digital representations of twenty historic hearing devices from the Central Institute for the Deaf-Max A. Goldstein Historic Devices for Hearing Collection at Washington University Bernard Becker Medical Library.
Estelle Brodman, from the WUSM Oral History Project Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project – 2006
A series of recorded interviews and transcripts dating from 1959 providing first person accounts and reflections on the history of the medical school, medical practice in St. Louis, and developments in the field of medicine.
Desk-top hearing instrument, from the Deafness in Disguise exhibit Deafness in Disguise – Concealed Hearing Devices of the 19th and 20th Centuries – 2005
Showcases select historic hearing devices from the Central Institute for the Deaf-Max A. Goldstein Historic Devices for Hearing Collection at Washington University Bernard Becker Medical Library. Deafness in Disguise was originally published in 2002 and extensively revised in 2005 with over 300 new images and new sections.
Evarts A. Graham, from Origins and History of the Washington University School of Medicine exhibit Origins and History of the Washington University School of Medicine – 2005
A digitized version of an exhibit mounted at the Bernard Becker Medical Library in 1991 celebrating the Centennial of the Washington University School of Medicine. The exhibit contains maps, illustrations, photographs, ephemera, and includes numerous faculty profiles.
Aphrodite Jannopoulo Hofsommer, from Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions exhibit Beyond TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions – 2005
An exhibit celebrating the achievements and careers of women in Missouri who made an impact on the health science professions during the 20th century. Drawing principally upon the collections of the Becker Medical Library, the exhibit highlights the accomplishments of women who served pioneering roles in health science fields such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, and health administration.
21st General Hospital, 1945 Medicine in Times of Need: 21st General Hospital/Base Hospital 21 – 2003
Documents the military service of the army medical units affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital during the First and Second World Wars.
Illustration from Francesco Algarotti’s “Il Newtonianismo per le dame,” 1737 Gems of Italian Medical History – 2003
Showcases early medical history volumes by Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolo Leoniceno, Antonio Scarpa, Johannes de Ketham and many others. The exhibit is presented in PDF format – use the Page Down and Page Up keys to navigate through the presentation and press ESC to exit.
Margaret Gladys Smith, one of the women profiled in "We've Come a Long Way, Maybe" We’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe: Some Pioneering Women in Medicine at Washington University – 2002
A tribute to the early women scientists and researchers at Washington University School of Medicine – based on an exhibit designed and written by the Academic Women’s Network of Washington University School of Medicine.
Cherry tree from Chaumeton’s “Flore Medicale,” 1831-33 Powerful Grace Lies in Herbs and Plants – 1998
A joint exhibit between Becker Medical Library and the Missouri Botanical Garden Library that showcases works on herbal medicine dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
Print from the Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology & Optics Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology & Optics – 1996
A digitized edition of the print annotated catalog of the Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology at Becker Medical Library – a collection which contains over 600 rare book volumes dating from the 14th century to the 20th century.
Oil portrait of William Beaumont Oil Portrait and Major Art Gallery – 1995
The Portrait Gallery contains images from the Library’s collection of more than 120 framed portraits and other major display artifacts owned by the Washington University School of Medicine and other member institutions of the Washington University Medical Center.