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Posts by archive: January 2015

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Fifty-Two Weeks of Better Evaluation!

Posted by on January 30th, 2015

BetterEvaluation.org is an international collaboration that encourages sharing of evaluation methods, approaches, and processes for improvement. BetterEvaluation offers yearly blog themes for their staff and guest writers to focus on, with highlights of the 2014 theme published as a blog posting, 52 Weeks of BetterEvaluation. For 2015 they are featuring 12 Months of BetterEvaluation, with… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, General, Non-NLM Resources

Jan

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Measuring Success Toolkit

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is a form of assessment used to help improve the performance and achievement of program results and often used by both non-government organizations (NGOs) and government agencies. It utilizes a staircase diagram with six questions related to program planning, monitoring, and evaluation; with information about clarifying the differences. While not specific to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources

Jan

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Nucleic Acids Research Database 2015 Issue Features NCBI Databases

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015

The 22nd annual edition of the Nucleic Acids Research Database Issue features nine free full-text papers from NCBI staff that present recent updates to the databases, including GenBank, Gene, and RefSeq. These papers describe the state of NCBI databases as well as future plans to improve their use, from new reference resources created to improve… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, Informatics, NCBI, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Jan

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New Secondary Source ID (Databank) Search Value

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015

A new PubMed search option “hasdatabanklist” has been created to retrieve citations that carry a value in the Secondary Source ID [SI] field regardless of what the specific value(s) may be. Typically, the SI field contains information about where additional data related to an article are deposited. Please see MEDLINE Databank Sources to view the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed

Jan

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National Library of Medicine Resource Update: LiverTox

Posted by on January 22nd, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) LiverTox resource is a free website providing up-to-date, comprehensive and unbiased information about drug-induced liver injury caused by prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbals, and dietary supplements. LiverTox represents a collaborative effort by medical and scientific specialists to provide a central repository of clinical information in support of clinical and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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