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A guide to using E-Book and Online book resources provided by the Bernard Becker Medical Library.


The Bernard Becker Medical Library provides a rapidly growing collection of E-Books covering all subjects. Sometimes that variety and pace of change can make things a little complicated. If you're wondering how to get books on your E-Reader, where you can go to find E-Books, or if you can use our E-Books offline, you're in the right place.

New in E-Books

5-Minute Clinical Consult is Now Available on the uCentral app and website

More than 450 members of the Becker Medical Library community have downloaded the Unbound Medicine uCentral mobile app and gained access to the medical titles, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide.  Now we are pleased to announce that a third trusted medical title is available, 5-Minute Clinical Consult.  If you use the Mobile App, go to the menu and select Update Content while online to gain access to 5-Minute Clinical Consult on your Mobile device.  Visit the uCentral Mobile page for more information on how to register and download the app.

Medcalc 3000 from STAT!Ref is now EBMcalc

Since its inception, MedCalc 3000 has been the most popular evidence-based medical calculator on the web. EBMcalc is a collection of over 520 calculators, clinical criteria sets and decision trees that assist with medical error detection and reduction. When practicing, teaching and learning medicine based on solid, evidence-based data, practitioners may be easily overwhelmed by the breadth of information that they must master. EBMcalc helps simplify this task with easy-to-use, interactive tools to support evidence-based medicine.  Click here for a EMBcalc user guide.

ebrary is now Proquest Ebook Central

Ebrary is now Ebook Central with a new friendly user interface.  On December 14, 2016 the Becker Medical Library's ebrary eBooks migrated to the new Proquest Ebook Central platform.  Existing usernames and passwords will remain the same and existing bookshelves can be moved to the new Ebook Central.  Here is a Quick Start Guide.

Personal accounts added to LWW Health Libray

LWW Health Library has added free personal account creation.  Personal accounts are not required to read texts online or use the other features of the product.  A free personal account is required in order to print and save images to a PPT presentation.  Click on the green box in the upper right hand corner that says " Bernard Becker Library Washington University School of Medicine" to login or create an account.