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ToxLearn — a new resource for learning about toxicology

Posted by on November 30th, 2009

NLM’s Specialized Information Services has released the first module of a new resource, ToxLearn. It is available at: http://toxlearn.nlm.nih.gov. ToxLearn is a multi-module online learning tool that provides an introduction to toxicology. It can be used as an ancillary curriculum to a first-level undergraduate toxicology course, and can provide users of NLM’s toxicology databases with… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources

Nov

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Public Health Informatics Competencies

Posted by on November 20th, 2009

The CDC has published a document containing recommended public health informatics competencies. The purpose of competencies is to “enable public health professionals to leverage the power of modern information technology in the science and practice of public health.” See: http://www.cdc.gov/InformaticsCompetencies/.

Posted in: Informatics, Public Health

Nov

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Learn About the Rise of the E-Patient

Posted by on November 19th, 2009

Did you know that close to 20% of adults searching online for health information visit Internet and social networking sites to talk with medical experts and other patients? These e-patients are looking for tools to connect and share their medical data online. Listen to the National Public Radio interview with Susannah Fox of the Pew… Read More »

Posted in: Hospital Libraries, Social networking

Oct

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The redesigned PubMed is now live!

Posted by on October 26th, 2009

PubMed transitioned completely to the redesigned interface effective today. The NLM Technical Bulletin article has more details. To keep up-to-date with major changes like this, sign up for automatic email messages by becoming a subscribed member of PUBMED-ALERTS, an announcement service available from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). To subscribe, send e-mail to… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

Oct

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My NCBI: My Bibliography and Other Citations Enhanced

Posted by on October 21st, 2009

NCBI has revamped the My Bibliography and Other Citations feature in My NCBI. Formerly under the category Bibliographies within the My Saved Data section, My Bibliography and Other Citations are now grouped under the Collections section. Features have been added to facilitate maintaining your own authored papers or populating collections by specific authors. More information… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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