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Three new “Quick Tours” (short video tutorials) have been added to the National Library of Medicine’s LinkOut for Libraries Training and Educational Resources web page: Uploading Icons demonstrates the different ways to upload an icon image into the Library Submission Utility. Contact Info shows how to add, edit and delete contact information in the… Read More »
PubMed Central, the free full-text archive of biomedical and life science journal literature at the National Library of Medicine, has shortened its name to PMC in order to avoid confusion with PubMed. What’s also new is PMC’s look and feel, which has been updated to conform to NCBI’s new standards for page design. This redesign… Read More »
This is one in a series of reports from our funding awardees. Read on to learn what the WSU Riverpoint Campus accomplished with their Technology Improvement Award. By Bob Pringle, Director of Nursing and Riverpoint Campus Library Service, Spokane, WA Last fall, we submitted a Technology Improvement Award proposal to the Regional Medical Library. We needed… Read More »
Wonder why your request came back unfilled? Sometimes, things happen without a reason. But in DOCLINE, there is always a reason! There are three types of reasons for a request to route on to another library, or discontinue routing and retire: Routing Reasons are system generated during the routing process. Removal Reasons are system generated… Read More »
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 »