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New NLM Tutorial: UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of the UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling video tutorial. The four-minute tutorial describes the three steps required to successfully retrieve Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) data using the Application Programming Interface (API): Obtain a Ticket Granting Ticket (TGT). This process requires UMLS authentication. The TGT… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

21

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NNLM Moodle Class Announcement, “Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles” July 24 – September 24

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Librarians of Medicine is offering the new online class, Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles. This course will be primarily held via the Moodle platform with optional webinar discussions. This course is designed to help health sciences librarians understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes and what roles… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training

Jun

21

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Creation of MEDLINE Citations Moving Completely to Publisher-Supplied Data

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

Scholarly communication has evolved to where Web-based publishing is now standard for biomedical research journals. The National Library of Medicine strives to efficiently support this electronic environment in the creation and maintenance of MEDLINE/PubMed. Some of these efficiencies are described in MEDLINE/PubMed Production Improvements Underway. One of the changes to improve processing efficiency is that… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, NLM Resources, PubMed

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