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Archive for 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…)

Members Start New Outreach Projects

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

This spring the NN/LM PNR solicited applications for express outreach
projects. Eleven new projects have been funded and are ready to begin. (more…)

NLM presentations at MLA 2005

Monday, June 20th, 2005

You can now find links in the 2005 May-June Technical Bulletin about all of NLM’s presentations at the recent annual meeting of the Medical Library Association in San Antonio. (more…)

Loansome Doc: Update Your Institution Information

Friday, June 10th, 2005

NLM recommends the following steps to help you and your patrons best utilize the new features and interface of the redesigned Loansome Doc.


The release notes list the new features that were added including those that libraries can use to customize the registration process. (more…)