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Archive for July, 2005

EFTS Summer News

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Welcome to the newest Pacific Northwest member of EFTS, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center! And welcome, congratulations, and thanks to the newest Pacific Northwest members of the EFTS Advisory Board, Kathy Fatkin and Marcia Francis!

Read the latest EFTS news in the EFTS Quarterly Newsletter. The Summer 2005 issue (more…)

Animated Tutorials on PubMed

Tuesday, July 19th, 2005

> From the NLM Technical Bulletin, July-August 2005:

Three new animated tutorials, called “quick tours”, are available to demonstrate the following PubMed topics:

1)Getting Started with My NCBI: How to register, sign in and out, change your password, and what to do if you’ve forgotten your password.
2)Saving Searches: How to save a PubMed search to run later or to have results sent to your e-mail account.
3)Filters: How to create filters to group your search results.

Take a look at them at

Trusted Sources in Diverse Communities

Monday, July 18th, 2005

This article was written by Ginger Kwan, Project Coordinator,
“Technology Training for Trusted Sources in Diverse Communities Project”

In 2004 an important project was started in the Seattle/King County area. It was called “Technology Training for Trusted Sources in Diverse Communities”. The aim of the project was to improve the use of the Internet by a group of advocates and outreach workers identified as “Trusted Sources” to access health information and in turn provide culturally and linguistically relevant information for families raising children with developmental disabilities. (more…)