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Data Information Literacy Research Project: A Collaboration Between Librarians and Research Scientists

Posted by on February 29th, 2012

In partnership with librarians at the University of Minnesota, the University of Oregon, and Cornell University, the Purdue University Libraries received nearly $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to develop training programs for the next generation of scientists, to enable them to find, organize, use, and share data efficiently and effectively…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Education & Training

Feb

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Genetic Testing Registry Resource Launched

Posted by on February 29th, 2012

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. This free resource, developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), features a versatile search interface that allows users to search by test, condition, gene, genetic mutation,… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Rare Diseases

Feb

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NIDA Creates Easy-to-Read Website on Drug Abuse

Posted by on February 28th, 2012

A new, easy-to-read website on drug abuse designed for adults with a low reading literacy level (eighth grade or below) was launched today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The site, Easy-To-Read Drug Facts, which provides plain language information on neuroscience, drug abuse prevention and treatment,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources

Feb

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Tox Town Adds New Uranium Page!

Posted by on February 22nd, 2012

The National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town has added Uranium to the list of toxic substances on its chemical pages. Uranium is a radioactive element that is used in nuclear power plants and military applications. In the U.S., there are approximately 15,000 uranium mines in 14 states in the West and Southwest.  For information on… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

Feb

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Versioning in PubMed

Posted by on February 16th, 2012

PubMed now supports versioned citations. Revisions, scientific updates, and updates of reviews are examples of content that could be versioned. Versions are not intended for correcting specific errors in an article, for which published errata notices should continue to be used. How Will Versions Be Identified? The PMID of a versioned citation will remain constant… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed

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