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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

The Research Pod

To provide WUSM researchers and their staff with access to specialized software tools and resources the Becker Library offers a computing resource called “The Research Pod.” The Research Pod is a cluster of customized iMacs and PCs equipped with a core set of statistical, research, and presentation software packages.

Conveniently located on the first floor, The Research Pod offers the following programs:

The Research Pod is freely available to any WUSM researcher or staff member upon presentation of a valid WU identification badge. Please visit the Becker Library Information Services desk to sign in.

For more information, please call 314-362-7085 or email us at