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Genetic Testing Registry Launched

Posted by on February 29th, 2012 0 comments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director, Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., unveiled the Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) today at NIH’s observance of international Rare Disease Day.  The GTR, available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gtr/, features a versatile search interface that allows users to search by test, condition, gene, genetic mutation, and laboratory.  It also serves as a… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM



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Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Posted by on February 21st, 2012 0 comments

Part 1: Prevention & Preparendess Seattle: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 – 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library Room 220, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Part 2: Response & Recovery Seattle: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 – 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library Room 220, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News From NN/LM PNR, Training & Education



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Announcing the Journal of eScience Librarianship

Posted by on February 16th, 2012 0 comments

The inaugural issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship (http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/jeslib/) is now available! The Journal of eScience Librarianship is an online open access, peer-reviewed journal that advances the theory and practice of librarianship with a special focus on services related to data-driven research in the physical, biological, and medical sciences. It is published by the… Read More »

Posted in: Technology



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Rendezvous: All About Drugs at NLM

Posted by on February 8th, 2012 0 comments

Edit: A recording is now available at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p88458404/ Pillbox, DailyMed, MedlinePlus and more! The National Library of Medicine hosts a suite of drug information resources, each with a different slant. Where to begin? Come join us on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1pm Pacific time (Noon Alaska, 2pm Mountain) during our free monthly webcast at http://webmeeting.nih.gov/rendezvous… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR, Training & Education



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Randomized Clinical Trial Results in PubMed

Posted by on February 2nd, 2012 0 comments

Of recent interest to medical librarians is an article that was published in BMJ regarding search results in PubMed and how evidence from randomized clinical trials is retrieved. Here is some updated information from the National Library of Medicine, Bibliographic Services Division: Re: Wieland LS, Robinson KA, Dickersin K. Understanding why evidence from randomised clinical trials may not be… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Resource Sharing & Document Delivery, Technology, Training & Education

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