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What’s New with MedlinePlus.gov?

Posted by on August 31st, 2009 0 comments

MedlinePlus (http://medlineplus.gov), the authoritative online consumer health resource from the National Library of Medicine, has many great new features to help you locate appropriate materials that meet the unique needs of your community. The latest addition to MedlinePlus is the MedlinePlus4You Twitter feed. The site, which debuted in 1998 with 22 health topics, now boasts… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

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CACHE, COOKIES, & CONNECTIVITY

Posted by on August 27th, 2009 0 comments Tags:

Over recent years, we’ve received a fair number of technical support calls from NER members. At first glance, it would seem logical to categorize support calls by the NLM resource.  A more instructive approach, however, would probably be to take a closer view of the broader technical issues. When PubMed and DOCLINE users encounter errors,… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

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Biosytems-A New NCBI Resource

Posted by on August 26th, 2009 0 comments

There are many resources available through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Recently a new Database called Biosystems was added. Biosystems is an Entrez database that collects information on interacting sets of biomolecules involved in metabolic and signaling pathways, disease states, and other biological processes.

Posted in: NLM Resources

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Chinese Anti-Malaria Posters Online Exhibit

Posted by on August 24th, 2009 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division has mounted an online exhibit, Chinese Anti-Malaria Posters, available at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/chineseantimalaria/index.html. This exhibit represents the work of Chinese public health historian Dr. Liping Bu, who has been in residence at the History of Medicine Division for the summer. Roxanne Beatty did the work of preparing the… Read More »

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Support for browser IE6 ends Aug 31, 2009

Posted by on August 24th, 2009 0 comments

Why the change? As the cost for maintaining multiple versions of internet browsers continues to rise, software developers Microsoft and Mozilla have begun to scale back support for older “legacy” versions of their browsers. Narrowing the focus of support to one or two versions of code offers immediate benefits to developers: increased efficiencies in both… Read More »

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