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Jun

26

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New NLM Tutorial: UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of the UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling video tutorial. The four-minute tutorial describes the three steps required to successfully retrieve Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) data using the Application Programming Interface (API): Obtain a Ticket Granting Ticket (TGT). This process requires UMLS authentication. The TGT… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

15

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New Tutorials Available for Using NLM’s WISER!

Posted by on June 15th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s WISER resource, the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders, has added three new YouTube tutorials. Learn more about how to use WISER and key features like the protective distance map!

Posted in: Communications Tools, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

May

17

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Recording for “Midday at the Oasis: PSR Update” Now Available!

Posted by on May 17th, 2017 0 comments

On April 19, NNLM PSR presented PSR Update! for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. NNLM PSR staff highlighted the new PSR website, registering and signing up for classes and webinars, membership and staff changes. Some NLM updates were also covered. You can view the webinar by visiting our Midday at the Oasis page… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

May

04

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NLM Announces First Complete Major Release of SimpleITK

Posted by on May 4th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHC) announces the first complete major release of SimpleITK, a simplified multi-language interface to the National Library of Medicine’s Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK). Providing a simplified interface to ITK enables researchers and domain scientists who are novice software developers to benefit… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources

Mar

28

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Now Available: Final Results of NNLM National Training Needs Assessment!

Posted by on March 28th, 2017 0 comments

In December 2016 the NNLM Training Office (NTO) conducted a nationwide needs assessment to discover needs, explore preferences, and gather feedback from the user community. The questions were designed to address three broad areas: why do users take NNLM classes, how do users prefer to learn, and what are users’ training needs. Also assessed was… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Education & Training, NLM Resources

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