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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

Partek Flow

Partek Flow is a web-based software application designed specifically for the analysis of next generation sequencing data with an easy-to-use graphical interface. With Partek Flow you can perform alignment, quantification, quality control, statistics, interactive visualization of data and find the biological meaning of your data. You can build your own custom analyses pipelines or download pipelines built by Partek scientists.

A group license for Partek Flow is installed on the Center for High Performance Computing cluster, and available to the Washington University community.  Each lab can purchase a single user login for their lab at an annual cost of $2,000. The WUSTL Partek Flow Group License includes Toolkits for RNA-Seq, Microarray, ChIP-Seq, Metagenomics, and Single Cell data analyses. 

The Partek Flow license year runs from February to February, with licenses renewing automatically. License costs cannot be prorated.

To license Partek Flow through Becker Library please complete the Partek Flow online registration form.

If you have any questions about Partek Flow, please contact Maze Ndonwi at or 314 362 4737


Additional Partek Flow Resources

  • Partek Webinars - sign up for an upcoming webinar
  • Partek white papers – overview of how different analysis are performed in Flow and Partek videos
  • Partek provides free onsite training sessions at WUSM each year as a benefit of our group license. The dates for these sessions will be announced as they are scheduled. In addition, the help menu within Partek Flow leads the user to a number of tutorials and a detailed user manual.
  • Partek Flow Workshop Recording - March 2016


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