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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

Communicating for Health

Communicating for Health graphicCommunicating for Health, a program of the Becker Library, offers customizable presentations, tailored trainings, and consultations in the areas of health information, health literacy, and health communication. Programming can be tailored to fit a variety of audiences, time constraints, learning styles, and areas of interest.

Whether you are seeking reliable information sources, the tools to address the impact of limited health literacy, or the skills to overcome linguistic barriers, the Communicating for Health program is available to help. Contact us to discuss our customizable programming or to schedule a consultation.

How can Communicating for Health help you?

  • Looking for reliable consumer health resources related to a specific disease?
  • Interested in one-on-one consulting for improving consent forms and education materials for patients?
  • Want to hold a small group training on health literacy tools for a group of residents?
  • Interested in a presentation on listening skills for graduate students?

How can Communicating for Health be customized?

  • Audiences
    • Physicians and Nurses
    • Researchers
    • Residents and fellows
    • Students
    • Staff
  • Training Needs
    • Brown Bags
    • Selective courses
    • Small group training
    • One-on-one training
  • Learning Styles
    • Lectures
    • Hands-on training
    • Case studies
    • Role plays
  • Time Constraints