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NLM’s Emergency Access Initiative Activated for the Philippines

Posted by on November 12th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine announces the activation of the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in support of medical efforts in the Philippines and surrounding areas following the devastating typhoon. The EAI is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to provide free access to full-text articles from over 650 biomedical serial titles and over… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources



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National Center for Biotechnology Information Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

Posted by on November 11th, 2013

November 2013 marks 25 years that the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) has been providing access to biomedical and genomic information to advance science and health. Established in 1988 as a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NCBI has grown into a leading source for… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Events, NLM Resources



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New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum Website Now Available!

Posted by on November 8th, 2013

The New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum (NECDMC) offers openly available materials that librarians can use to teach research data management (RDM) best practices to students in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering fields, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The materials in the curriculum are openly available, with lecture notes and slide presentations that… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources



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DOCLINE Support for Internet Explorer 7 Ending

Posted by on November 1st, 2013

DOCLINE will be ending support for Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7) on November 30, 2013. There may be challenges of different browser version requirements from multiple systems in library environments but NLM must move forward with current browser standards. Microsoft will end support for Windows XP and IE 7 in April, 2014. DOCLINE may continue… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE



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MedlinePlus Connect Integrates Information from Genetics Home Reference

Posted by on October 30th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine has released an enhancement to MedlinePlus Connect, NLM’s service for patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) systems. MedlinePlus Connect makes it easy for EHRs to link to targeted information for patients from MedlinePlus, using their existing coding for diagnoses (problem codes), medications, and laboratory test results. The latest enhancement… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Electronic Health Records, MedlinePlus Connect, NLM Resources

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