Have you visited the National Library of Medicine’s new Open-i yet? http://openi.nlm.nih.gov/. This project “aims to provide next generation information retrieval services for biomedical articles from the full text collections.” Although still in Beta format, this Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine promises to change the way we search for and access images. Examine the initial 600,000 images from PMC (PubMed Central). View your results as a citation list or as an image grid. Search with words or search with AN IMAGE. Limit to image type (e.g. MRI or chart), to subsets, or to specialties. Stop by and visit today!
Archive for the ‘NLM Resources’ Category
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the release of a new educational resource, GeneEd. http://geneed.nlm.nih.gov
Developed in collaboration with the National Human Genome Institute (NHGRI) (http://www.genome.gov/) and with teachers and experts in genetics and genetic counseling, GeneEd is a useful resource of trusted information which helps students and teachers in grades 9 – 12 learn genetics. (more…)
The National Library of Medicine recently released a mobile app that is intended to serve as the authoritative guide to NLM mobile resources. The app was created as an HTML 5 mobile Web site in support of the Library’s ongoing efforts to make our information broadly available. Learn more about this new resource via the NLM Technical Bulletin article or explore the app on your mobile device at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile-app/.
The Library welcomes your feedback about this new app via its Contact Us link.
Did you know that the PubMed Basics trifold brochures are now available in FIVE languages?
- PubMed Basics (English)
- PubMed (French)
- PubMed Basico (Portuguese)
- PubMed Basico (Spanish)
- PubMed 简介 (Simplified Mandarin Chinese)
All but the French version are translations of the English PubMed Basics. The PubMed My NCBI brochure is available in English and Spanish translations. If you know of other versions, please let me know.
Visit http://nnlm.gov/training/resources/intlpubmedlinks.html for these and other Non-English Guides to PubMed.
These brochures have also been added to the MLA Clearhinghouse at http://cech.mlanet.org/.
This week, the NLM’s Technical Bulletin had an item about mobile TOXNET access. For those of you who are not familiar with TOXNET, it is a set of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases. It falls under a larger group of database and services available from the NLM – the Specialized Information Services, or as they are more commonly known, SIS.
Register for a FREE hands-on PubMed for Trainers class provided by the staff of the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC)!
Would you like to gain new skills, brush up on existing PubMed skills and collaborate with colleagues to help create an effective training strategy? Join us for three Adobe Connect distance education classes and a one-day in-person class at the University of Illinois at Chicago Library of Health Sciences in Chicago, IL. These hands-on classes will include 9 presentations created by the National Library of Medicine, interactive demonstrations, hands-on exercises and networking opportunities. Upon completion of all four sessions the course will be worth 15 hours of MLA CE credit.
NLM announces the expansion of the information available from PubMed Health (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/), which provides integrated access to clinical effectiveness reviews. PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care. It is a service provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). (more…)
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) and Greater Midwest Region (GMR) invite you to join a free 90 minute webcast, Biomedical Publishing 101, to be held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 beginning at 9:30 am Pacific/11:30 am Central/12:30 pm Eastern time. It was created by the Chicago Collaborative, a joint partnership of librarians, publishers and editors. (more…)
This year, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) had a contest that challenged people to create apps that could use NLM’s vast collection of biomedical data. The winners have been announced! Thank you to all of the Entrants that participated in NLM’s first software challengeHere are the winners and honorable mentions.
No, you are not imagining it. NLM has indeed made changes to the search box in PubMed and the two related databases, MeSH and NLM Catalog. An X replaces the Clear button. Links are moved from above to below the search box. Advanced Search is now just Advanced. Also, the Advanced Search Box now allows one to scroll through all of the entries instead of only seeing the first few terms.
For more details, see the NLM Technical Bulletin article: PubMed, MeSH and NLM Catalog Search Boxes Modified. Happy searching everyone!