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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
AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
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Ovid Account Registration Form

Note: This form is only intended for the use of faculty, staff, and students of Washington University School of Medicine. For assistance, call the Becker Health Information Services desk at 314-362-7085. All sections of the online form must be completed in order to register.

The annual fee for an Ovid Account is $52.50 per fiscal year (July-June) for 15 hours of usage (prorated)*. If you exceed 15 hours of usage, you will be billed $3.50 for each additional hour of usage.

*If you open your Ovid account after the start of the fiscal year the subscription fee will be prorated, as shown below:

Month Ovid Account Opened Your Fee You Receive
July (Renewal) $52.50 15 hours
August $48.25 13.75 hours
September $44.00 12.5 hours
October $39.75 11.25 hours
November $35.50 10 hours
December $31.25 8.75 hours
January $27.00 7.5 hours
February $22.75 6.25 hours
March $18.50 5 hours
April $14.25 3.75 hours
May $10.00 2.5 hours
June $5.75 1.25 hours

By submitting this form, you agree to pay any and all subscription fees associated with this account.