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Posts by archive: April 2020

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Apr

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Stephen Sherry, PhD, Named Acting Director of NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information

Posted by on April 29th, 2020 Tags: ,

With the retirement of Dr. James (Jim) Ostell, Stephen Sherry, PhD, has been named Acting Director of NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) effective March 31, 2020.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, General, NLM Products, PubMed, Technology

Apr

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Free Virtual Science Bootcamp for Librarians on June 11!

Posted by on April 22nd, 2020 Tags:

The New England Science Bootcamp for Librarians will host a FREE virtual conference on June 11, 2020, from 9am – 4pm (US Eastern Time). Registration is open to anyone wishing to attend.

Posted in: Advocacy, Public Health, Training

Apr

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NIH treatment guidelines for COVID-19 Now Posted Online!

Posted by on April 21st, 2020 Tags: ,

A panel of U.S. physicians and other experts has developed treatment guidelines for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are now posted online. They will be updated often, as new data are published.

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Apr

20

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NIST and OSTP Launch Effort to Improve Search Engines for COVID-19 Research

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Tags: , ,

Using the successful, long-running program of expert engagement and technology assessment called the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) to the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have launched a joint effort to support the development of search engines for research that will help in the fight against COVID-19.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Apr

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New PubMed to Replace Legacy PubMed in Mid-May!

Posted by on April 16th, 2020

The new PubMed will become the default site on or after May 18, 2020, replacing legacy PubMed. A new banner has been added to legacy PubMed to notify users of the timing.

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Products, PubMed

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