Borrowing and Renewing
Although anyone may use the library’s print materials while in the library, check-out privileges are limited to individuals with affiliations to the medical center. Review the sections below for details about the accounts available at Becker Library.
Various types of user accounts are available to suit the needs of the medical center community and beyond.
Individuals with affiliations to the medical center must complete a borrower’s registration to gain check-out privileges.
Becker Library Membership
Membership is for those not affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine but who wish to have access to services such as interlibrary loan and extended reference.
Users wishing to use interlibrary loan or the document delivery service must register for a free ILLiad account.
The Ovid database contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 4,600 biomedical journals published in the United States and in 70 other countries.