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Improve Your Google Search Skills!

Posted by on April 30th, 2012

Following are some tips for faster, more focused search results using Google: Exclude terms. If you are looking for information on the term “myocardial,” but not “myocardial infarction,” place a minus sign in front of the word you wish to exclude, e.g., myocardial -infarction. Site search. Limit your search to a single website or a… Read More »

Posted in: General, Search Tools

Apr

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BIGDATA Webinar on May 8, 2012

Posted by on April 27th, 2012

The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are co-sponsoring a webinar regarding their joint Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA) solicitation. The webinar will be held from 8-9am PDT on May 8, 2012. Questions about the solicitation can be submitted during the webinar. Please register for… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Funding

Apr

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Sheldon Kotzin Retirement Announcement!

Posted by on April 27th, 2012

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces the retirement of Sheldon Kotzin, Associate Director for Library Operations, at the end of June, 2012, after 43 years of service. NLM colleagues will gather on June 14, 2012, to wish him farewell, best wishes and a heartfelt thank you in speeches, videos, and song. Mr. Kotzin served… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, General

Apr

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Dr. Frederick M. “Skip” Burkle, Jr. to Give the 2012 Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture on May 9, 2012

Posted by on April 13th, 2012

Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., MD, MPH, DTM, FAAP, FACEP, gave the 2012 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association (MLA) Lecture on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 11:00 am (PDT) in the Lister Hill Center Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. His lecture, Future Humanitarian Crises: Challenges to Practice, Policy & Public Health, was recorded and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, Public Health

Apr

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PubMed Has a New My NCBI Favorites Collection Feature!

Posted by on April 12th, 2012

The PubMed Abstract display now includes a “Save items” portlet that will provide users with an easy way to add items of interest to a My NCBI collection. My NCBI users that are signed in may click the “Favorite” button, which will turn blue when selected, and then adds the citation to a new My… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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