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Federal Pain Research Database Launched: Interagency Pain Research Portfolio

Posted by on May 28th, 2014

The Interagency Pain Research Portfolio (IPRP), a database that provides information about pain research and training activities supported by the federal government, has been launched by six federal agencies. Pain is a symptom of many disorders; chronic pain can present as a disease in of itself. The economic cost of pain is estimated to be… Read More »

Posted in: Non-NLM Resources, Translational Science

May

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NLM to Update MEDLINE/PubMed Daily!

Posted by on May 28th, 2014

Beginning June 2, 2014, the National Library of Medicine will add new and updated citations to PubMed seven days a week. Daily updating is a welcome enhancement to PubMed. Prior to this change, NLM updated PubMed five times a week on Tuesday through Saturday. Likewise, new MEDLINE/PubMed update files for NLM data licensees will appear… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources, PubMed

May

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Evaluating Social Media Activities

Posted by on May 27th, 2014

For public sector and nonprofit organizations, social media can be a cost effective way to engage with users and supporters. However, social media is not without its cost, particularly in terms of staff time. So organizations have an interest in assessing the value of their social media activities. One great resource for social media evaluation… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources, Social networking

May

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New Web Site for National Library of Medicine’s TOXMAP!

Posted by on May 23rd, 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released a new TOXMAP Web site. The new TOXMAP links to the beta version of the new Flash-based TOXMAP, and to the previous version of TOXMAP, renamed TOXMAP classic. It also has a refreshed FAQ, News, Glossary, and video tutorials. TOXMAP is a National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

May

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Preview the new NLM TOXNET interface!

Posted by on May 20th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is introducing a new NLM TOXNET interface, with an improved appearance and interactive capabilities, and a facelift for a more current look and feel. The new TOXNET features: Improved appearance Intuitive interactive capabilities Improved multi-database search Easy selection of items to save in “My List” More accessible menus and pull-downs Type-ahead Browse… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

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