NLM Updates

October 29, 2013 at 2:20 pm

PubMed Relevance Sort

PubMed now includes a new relevance sort option. The “Relevance” sort option will be available from the “Display Settings” menu under the “Sort by” selections.

PubMed Commons: A New Forum for Scientific Discourse

NCBI has released a pilot version of a new service in PubMed  allows researchers to post comments on individual PubMed abstracts. Called PubMed Commons, this service is an initiative of the NIH leadership in response to repeated requests by the scientific community for such a forum to be part of PubMed.

Upcoming New Interface for TOXNET

An updated version of TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork) will be released in 2014. The new design will offer seamless navigation for non-professionals as well as professionals. The update will include a more current look and feel, improved interactive capabilities and a better integrated “All Search Results.”

NLM, AAHSL Announce 2013-2014 Leadership Fellows Program Participants

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) are pleased to announce the selection of fellows and mentors for the 2013-2014 class of their jointly sponsored leadership program. This will be the twelfth LFP class.

2014 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Now Available
The Introduction to MeSH 2014 is now available, including information on its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data.

Changes Coming to Author Affiliations

Starting with the 2014 PubMed system in mid-December 2013, NLM will implement a new policy that allows publishers submitting XML citation data for MEDLINE indexed journals to submit Author Affiliations for each Author name, Investigator name or Corporate Author name.

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