NLM Updates

October 30, 2014 at 11:05 am

MeSH on Demand Update: How to Find Citations Related to Your Text
In May 2014, NLM introduced MeSH on Demand, a Web-based tool that suggests MeSH terms from your text such as an abstract or grant summary.  A new MeSH on Demand feature displays the PubMed ID (PMID) for the top ten related citations in PubMed that were also used in computing the MeSH term recommendations.

Send in Your Application to Participate in “A Librarian’s Guide to NCBI” Bioinformatics Course
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the NLM Training Center (NTC) will be offering “A Librarian’s Guide to NCBI” course in 2015.

New Tutorial: Searching Drugs or Chemicals in PubMed
The tutorial offers tips on effectively and efficiently searching PubMed for drugs and chemicals.

NLM Launches “Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection”The National Library of Medicine launches a special display in the History of Medicine Division Reading Room and an online adaptation of Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection.

NLM Announces Community Health Maps Blog
Community Health Maps Blog ( is an initiative designed to share information about free and low cost and easy-to-use applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping tools.

NCBI Insights Blog: Advice for NIH Grantees: How to comply with the NIH Public Access Policy

To comply with NIH Public Access Policy, here are the steps you should take…

MedlinePlus Mobile Update: Full Access from Your Phone
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) released new versions of the MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español mobile sites in October 2014.

DOCLINE 5.0 Released: Introduces Serials Embargo InformationThe U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) released DOCLINE 5.0 on August 27, 2014. DOCLINE is an NLM Web-based system for interlibrary loan of biomedical literature among participating libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

2015 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Now Available
The Introduction to MeSH 2015 is now available, including information on its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data.

National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce that it is now a participating institution of the Commons on Flickr.

My NCBI Curriculum Vitae Web Application: SciENcv
SciENcv is a new feature in My NCBI that helps users create an online professional profile that can be made public to share with others.

NLM Information Resources for the 2014 Ebola Outbreak
Several resources at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) are available to those who need access to health information related to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa.


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