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Trials in PubMed Linking to Systematic Reviews

Posted by on February 28th, 2014

PubMed Health’s curated collection of systematic reviews now has an important new role: enabling PubMed users to go straight from a clinical trial to systematic reviews that have considered it. Visitors to records of many thousands of trials will now see a new section to the right, called a portlet. It will show links to… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, NLM Resources, PubMed

Feb

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DOCLINE Tip of the Month: Canceling a “Borrow” Request

Posted by on February 28th, 2014

Question: How do I cancel a DOCLINE request after it’s been submitted? Answer: To cancel a request: 1. Log in to your DOCLINE account. 2. Select Requests from the DOCLINE main menu. 3. Select Status/Cancel. 4. Retrieve your request by entering the request number, patron name or email address under Request # or Patron, and… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE

Feb

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Exhibit evaluations with QuickTapSurvey

Posted by on February 27th, 2014

Exhibiting is a popular strategy for health information resource promotion, but exhibits can be challenging events to evaluate. Survey platforms for tablets and mobile phones can make it a little easier to collect feedback at exhibit booths. The NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center (OERC) has explored QuickTapSurvey, which seems well-suited to getting point-of-contact responses from… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources

Feb

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A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators: The American Evaluation Association (AEA) 365 Blog!

Posted by on February 21st, 2014

Do you want to know more about great assessment resources, tools, and lessons learned from others with an¬†interest in evaluation?¬†Check out the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 365 blog, where anyone (not only AEA members) can subscribe via email or really simple syndication (RSS) feed. The established blog guidelines place a cap on contributions with a… Read More »

Posted in: General, Non-NLM Resources

Feb

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National Library of Medicine (NLM) has Updated Haz-Map with 481 New Agents

Posted by on February 13th, 2014

Haz-Map now covers over 9170 chemical and biological agents and 241 occupational diseases! NLM has updated Haz-Map with 481 new agents, including 23 agents causing occupational asthma. Fifteen new hazardous job tasks linked to jobs and industries were also added in this update. Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

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