These apps are provided for members of the Washington University School of Medicine community by Becker Library subscriptions. You do not need to purchase these apps, but for most of them you will need to create an account while on the internet network at the Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM network).
Becker Medical Library offers access to the Unbound Medicine UCentral app. With this app you can access the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics and the Johns Hopkins Antibiotics (ABX) Guide, and 5 Minute Clinical Consult anytime, anywhere from your mobile device. Follow these instructions to access and install the UCentral app. There is also a PDF copy of these instructions found at the bottom of the box.
Once you have you account established you can access The Washington Manual, The ABX Guide, and 5 Minute Clinical Consult on network, off network, and even off line.
Device Availability: Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod, and Android tablets and smartphones
The Read by QxMD app allows you to find and access journal articles quickly and easily on your mobile device.The institutional edition provides “one tap” access to full text articles, even when off the medical campus (must have a Becker proxy account). Please follow these instructions if you would like to try the Read by QxMD app:
After you have created or signed-in to your account, you will need to set-up institutional access:
You should now be ready to use the Read by QxMD app to access full-text content. You can learn more about the best ways to use the Read App in this iMedicalapps.com review: LINK
Device Availability: Android and Apple smartphones and tablets
The Access Medicine App provides mobile, off-line access to the following resources: Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Diagnosaurus (differential diagnosis tool), and The Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests.
Here are instructions for downloading/access the app:
1. Create an Access Medicine Account (if you don't already have one). You cannot create an account via the app, but must do so through the Access Medicine website (must be on WUSM internet network to access): Access Medicine Link
3. Sign-in to the app using your Access Medicine username/password
NOTE: You must sign-in to your Access Medicine account while on the WUSM internet network once every 90 days to maintain access to the app.
Device Availability: Android and Apple smartphones and tablets
The Ebsco Host app allows you to search for articles in Ebsco databases including CINAHL and PsycInfo.
Device availability: iPhone/iPad (Apple devices), and Android Devices
The Ovid Today app allows you to view the most current journal articles from the library's collection of Ovid journals. The app is currently only available for iPad. Please note that you can only access the full text of journals that Becker Library subscribes to (some journals listed in the app are not available in full text)
Please contact Angela Hardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-362-2787 to receive our institution's username/password for accessing Ovid Today.
Here are instructions for downloading/accessing the app:
Note: the Ovid Today personal account is not the same as the Ovid database log-in
UpToDate Anywhere gives you off-campus access to UpToDate on your mobile device or from you home computer. Here are basic instructions for getting started with UpToDate Anywhere (detailed instructions found in a PDF document below)
NOTE (7/26/17): Some users have reported receiving an error message (Invalid Account) when trying to sign-in to the app. If this happens we recommend uninstalling the app and re-installing while on the WUSM internet network (if installed on one of the hospital networks). You can also contact UpToDate customer support at: https://www.uptodate.com/home/contact-us
Here is Video that takes you through the process step-by-step: https://vimeo.com/77631768
1. Make sure your computer or mobile device is connected to the WUSM, BJH, or SLCH network.
2. Go to the Becker Library Website
2. Click on UpToDate (it is listed under Popular Resources on the front page)
3. Click on Log-in/Register and create an UpToDate account. A confirmation email will be sent to you with your chosen username and a link to recover your password.
6. Log-in using the username and password selected during the registration process
NOTE: You must sign-in to your UpToDate account while on the WUSM, BJH, or SLCH internet networks once every 90 days to maintain access to the app.
Device Availability: iPhone/iPad, Android devices, Windows 8 devices
ClinicalKey offers access to thousands of Elsevier eBook and journal titles, along with point-of-care information from First Consult. There is now an app available (Android and Apple) which makes accessing Clinical Key content even easier for mobile device users.
Detailed installation instructions can be found below, or you can watch a short video that will walk you through these steps here: https://vimeo.com/202037131
Before using the Clinical Key Mobile app you will need to create a Clinical Key account and activate remote access:
Next, to access Clinical Key when you are off the WUSM network , you will need to apply for remote access:
Please note that you will need to log-in to the app while on the WUSM network periodically in order to maintain remote access.
Now you can download the Clinical Key app:
Please note that you must have an internet connection in order to use the ClinicalKey app.
Device Availability: Apple and Android smartphones and tablets
Clinical Pharmacology is now available as a mobile app. You will need a Clinical Key remote access account in order to utilize the app. Please refer to the Clinical Pharmacology instructions tab to learn how to access the app via your Clinical Key account: http://beckerguides.wustl.edu/mobileresources/CPMobileApp
Device Availability: Apple and Android
Web of Science Anywhere allows you to access to the Web of Science database from off campus. This isn't an app, but does provide access on your device via any mobile web browser
Here are the instructions for accessing Web of Science Anywhere
1. Go to webofknowledge.com from a computer on the WUSM internet network
2. Click the "Sign in" link (upper right side of screen) and register for an account
3. Your will receive an email verifying your account
Once your account has been created, you can access Web of Science anywhere. You will just need to log-in with your chosen username and password.
Device Availability: All devices with a mobile web browser
Stat!Ref is a resource for accessing some eBook titles in Becker's collection. The Stat!Ref app allows you to access these titles from your mobile device
You must click on the "Activate/Renew" link once every 90 days to maintain your mobile access.
The mobile web version of the DSM V is available for free to all Washington University School of Medicine students, faculty, staff, and residents. In order to have full access to the DSM V you will need to follow these steps:
Once you follow these steps you can access the DSM V mobile website from anywhere off and on campus. You need to log-in to the site from the Washington University School of Medicine Internent network at least once every 90 days to maintain access off campus.
Note: This is not the app version of the DSM V, but a mobile-optimized version of the website.