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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

Rare Books

Bernard Becker Medical Library has maintained a collection of rare medical texts devoted to scholarship and teaching since 1912.  The rare book program developed considerably over the past century, and the Library now holds nine distinct Rare Book Collections totaling approximately 23,000 books and journals.  The collections are open to the medical community, historians, and to the general public.  The collections’ strengths include ophthalmology, neurology, anatomy, ENT, dentistry, obstetrics and gynecology.

To search for books in our collections, use the library catalog.

To learn more about our collections, follow the links below or contact us: / (314) 362-4236.

Rare Book Collections


Collage of images from the Rare Book Collections

Selected images from the Rare Book Collections featured in the web exhibit Rare Books @ Becker.