Posts filed under ‘NLM Update’
My NCBI saved searches now allow modifying of search terms.
Join the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) for the free online class “PubMed for Librarians.” Classes in April, June, and September 2013 are now open for registration.
Several enhancements to the History and Search bars have been added to PubMed.
Publishers will soon have the opportunity to submit non-English abstracts to PubMed.
PubMed now displays author keywords when supplied by publishers.
On March 27, 2013, NISO announced the publication of a new Recommended Practice: PIE-J: Presentation & Identification of E-Journals (NISO RP-16-2013). This Recommended Practice was developed to provide guidance on the presentation of e-journals.
The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 3-8, 2013 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth #226 (May 4-7) to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services.
This video helps NIH-funded scientists link funding to their citations and manage compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) adopted the 2013 MeSH vocabulary for cataloging on November 19, 2012.
This article collects the notable data changes made to MEDLINE during annual National Library of Medicine (NLM) maintenance known as Year-End Processing (YEP) for 2013.
The NLM Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released “Especially for Toxicologists,” a guide to NLM resources on environmental health, toxicology, and chemical information for toxicologists.
NCBI has developed a new presentation style called PubReader, an easier way to use your Web browser to read articles in PubMed Central on your desktop, laptop, or tablet computer.
The default choices in the sidebar have changed. A video tutorial is available.
Searching PubMed for articles relating to the history of medicine has become easier with the introduction of the new PubMed left hand filter sidebar. The filter sidebar allows users to easily select different filters to apply to a PubMed search.
The Introduction to MeSH 2013 is now available, including information on its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data.
Two new technologies in development and being tested by the National Library of Medicine may help transform the way hospitals keep track of patients during emergencies.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated its list of structured abstract labels. This updated list, along with the NLM-assigned broader category mappings, can be downloaded for free from the Structured Abstracts resource page which also provides NLM guidelines and other background information to assist licensees or researchers.
Researchers and health care professionals can use the LiverTox database to identify basic and clinical research questions to be answered and to chart optimal ways to diagnose and control drug-induced liver injury.
The new ClinicalTrials.gov user interface was launched on September 19, 2012 at http://ClinicalTrials.gov/.
Selected updates from the NLM Technical Bulletin
The National Library of Medicine has released a new mobile app that is intended to serve as the authoritative guide to NLM mobile resources. This app will improve your ability to find and use NLM mobile apps and sites.
The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, has acquired a collection of over 200 books and periodical issues related to the literary achievements of the prominent American Civil War surgeon S. Weir Mitchell (1829-1914).
NLM announces an update for the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) app. WISER for iOS 3.0 adds native support for the iPad in addition to support for the iPhone and iPod touch.
In order to provide users with a more visible and accessible way to narrow PubMed results, the Limits page will be replaced by a results filter sidebar. The filter sidebar options will work the same way as the limit selections. These changes were implemented in PubMed on May 10, 2012.
PubMed “Results by year” and PubMed Central “PMC images search” tools now display in the discovery column for all PubMed users. These changes were implemented in PubMed on June 18, 2012.
Trainers from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and NLM Training Center (NTC) are offering no-cost classes this summer and autumn: “PubMed for Trainers,” “TOXNET and Beyond,” and “Teaching with Technology: Tips, Techniques and Tools.” Classes are open to residents of the U.S. To register, visit the NTC Web site at http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html.
A new FAQ, Article Versions and MEDLINE/PubMed Citations, is now available. You’ll find information on:
- What is and is not a versioned citation
- How a versioned citation looks in MEDLINE/PubMed
- Publication Date vs. the Version Date
- Version Number and VersionID
- Versioning publication model
Since there are now several comparable alternatives for users needing a federated search, such as Science.gov, NLM will realign the resources to support other mission-critical programs.
Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth #321 (May 19-22) to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services.
PubMed now supports versioned citations. Revisions, scientific updates, and updates of reviews are examples of content that could be versioned. A FAQ page is available.
Software developers are invited to join NLM data experts as they showcase NLM APIs. Webinar has already taken place, but has been archived for future viewing.
In March, the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) released a redesigned version of NIHSeniorHealth, the National Institutes of Health consumer health Web site for older adults.
The PubMed “Send to” menu was updated to include a “Citation manager” selection.
The PubMed Abstract display now includes a “Save items” portlet that will provide users with an easy way to add items of interest to a My NCBI collection.
With its December release, PubMed Health grows to over 18,000 systematic reviews and health technology assessments in the last 10 years.
Sites Offer Federally Approved Information on HIV Treatment and Research
Overview of Vocabulary Development and Changes for 2012 MeSH
In December of 2011, the PubMed Advanced search page was modified to provide users with a less cluttered, more intuitive way to build searches.
This article collects, in one place, the notable data changes for 2012. Some topics may be linked to another article where details will be found.
2011AB UMLS Release Available on UTS
You may now browse the 2011AB Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Release on the UMLS Terminology Services (UTS)
What is fracking? What are uranium tailings and how can they affect my health? Answers to these questions can be found in Tox Town’s new US Southwest Scene.
The exhibition explores health and medicine from the perspective of contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
PubMed Health — A Growing Resource for Clinical Effectiveness Information
Growing from around 200 items based on systematic reviews to over 5,000, PubMed Health has also begun a collection focused on helping people understand systematic reviews and their results.
2012 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Now Available
The Introduction to MeSH 2012 is now available, including information on its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data.
PubMed Clinical Queries Page Updated
The PubMed Clinical Queries homepage will be slightly modified to provide users with a more straightforward understanding of how to enter a search.
NLM Databases, Resources & APIs page updated
The page can be accessed from the “All NLM Databases & APIs” links on the NLM homepage.
National Library of Medicine WISER for Android Released
The first release of the National Library of MedicineWireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for Android is now available.
New NLM Enviro-Health Links Page: Developing and Using Medicines for Children
The NLM, Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released an Enviro-Health Links page on Developing and Using Medicines for Children.
NLM Training Program Changes & New PubMed Training Class Announcement
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine 2011-2016 Contract means big changes for the NLM Training Program.
In October, the National Library of Medicine will open a new exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. The exhibition, which will examine concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawai’ians, will feature a healing totem pole intended to promote good health. As a prelude to the exhibition, the totem will travel from Washington state, where it was created, to the NLM, where it will stand.
The PubMed, MeSH, and NLM Catalog search boxes have been slightly restructured to provide a presentable display for users working with non-standard system fonts.
The tools in CHEMM provide a comprehensive resource to help responders make safer decisions and provide them with the right information when it is needed most.
PubMed Central has undergone a facelift or more accurately, an “interface”-lift, to not only enhance its overall look and feel but also provide users with easier access to PMC resources and information.
A bolding feature is now in PubMed® to help users quickly find where their search terms appear in their search results.
MedlinePlus now offers RSS feeds for every health topic page on the site — nearly 1,800 feeds for MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en espanol combined.
The National Library of Medicine Haz-Map has been updated. Haz-Map now includes 1,212 new chemical agents and twelve chemical categories with significance regarding occupational exposure.
The Embryo app provides a collection of digital serial sections of early stage human embryos for mobile devices.
The NLM recently conducted a video contest in which the public was invited to create original short videos, promoting awareness of NLM® products and services. The winners are linked in this post.
A digital resource encompassing over 300 early American printed books, Medicine in the Americas makes freely available original works demonstrating the evolution of American medicine from colonial frontier outposts of the 17th century to research hospitals of the 20th century.
In the near future, registering for a My NCBI account will require an e-mail address.
Users Can Virtually Flip through Medical Masterpieces from Past Centuries
Three exceptional resources at the NLM are available to those who need urgent access to health information related to tsunamis, earthquakes, and radiation events affecting Japan: Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM), Emergency Access Initiative, and Japan Disasters Topic Page.
The NLM Division of Specialized Information Services has added chemical structure images from the NLM ChemIDplus database to Hazardous Substances Databank records.
You can now save PubMed data in Comma-Separated Values (CSV) formatted files. CSV files are used to easily import data into databases and spreadsheets. ‘
PubMed Mobile Beta provides a simplified mobile friendly Web interface to access PubMed.
The NLM Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) 4.4 is now available.
On March 31, 2011, the new LinkOut for Libraries Frequently Asked Questions Web page was launched.
The NLM homepage, and thousands of other pages on the site, were redesigned and released on January 11, 2011 (1-11-11).
The PubMed Limits page has been modified to include two new subsets: Dietary Supplements and Veterinary Science.
The NLM Catalog contains detailed MEDLINE indexing information about the journals in PubMed® and other National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases. The Journals Database has been retired.
This Skill Kit shows you how to search for phrases in PubMed.
News and updates about the UMLS system.
The NCBI Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Database will soon be redesigned to provide users with the same streamlined interface now available in PubMed and the NLM Catalog.
Updates from the NLM
New Streamlined URLs for Some PubMed Pages
Single Citation Matcher- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/citmatch
Batch Citation Matcher- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/batchcitmatch
Clinical Queries -http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/clinical
MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español Redesign
PubMed Clinical Queries Page Redesign
The PubMed Clinical Queries page has been redesigned to filter one search by three clinical research areas: Clinical Study Categories, Systematic Reviews, and Medical Genetics. Changes went live June 30th.
MLA 2010: NLM Online Users’ Meeting: Powerpoint Presentations and Questions and Answers
PubMed Send to E-mail Abstract Format Enhanced
As of June 3rd, the “Send to E-mail Abstract” format has been modified to allow users to include or exclude the MeSH and Other Data associated with a PubMed citation.
PubMed Advanced Search Page Modified
The PubMed Search Builder section of the Advanced Search page has been modified to provide users with a more cohesive method to build searches.
Updates from the NLM Technical Bulletin
New Titles in PubMed Central
Updates from the NLM Technical Bulletin
New Titles in PubMed Central
Many new titles have been added to PubMed Central since our last issue.
Here is the complete list of new PMC journals.