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Dec

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NLM VSAC Launches Intensional Definition Functionality

Posted by on December 21st, 2018

The National Library of Medicine Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), with support from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has announced the launch of the Intensional value set definition functionality in the VSAC Authoring Tool. Through the VSAC Authoring user interface, value set authors can algorithmically define value sets with logical rule-based Boolean… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

Dec

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Recording for the Wikidata, Librarians and Research Data Management Webinar Now Available!

Posted by on December 12th, 2018

The archived recording of the December 7 session for the NNLM Research Data Management Webinar Series is now available. The topic is “Wikidata, Librarians and Research Data Management,” and is presented by Katie Mika, Wikidata expert and librarian from the University of Colorado Boulder. This webinar introduces the WikiCite initiative to build a database of… Read More »

Posted in: Big Data, Data, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources

Dec

12

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AiCPG Announces Launch of New Clinical Practice Guideline Clearinghouse Coming in 2019

Posted by on December 12th, 2018

The Alliance for the Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines (AiCPG) has just issued a press release announcing the launch of a new medical guideline tool, “Guideline Clearinghouse 2.0,” scheduled for the first quarter of 2019. The resource is designed to replace the best features of AHRQ’s National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), which is no longer supported…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Healthcare Professionals, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

Nov

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NNLM Webinar on 12/7: “Wikidata, Librarians and Research Data Management”

Posted by on November 19th, 2018

Registration is open for the NNLM webinar Wikidata, Librarians and Research Data Management, on December 7, 11:00am-12:00pm PST. In this one-hour session, Wikidata expert and librarian Katie Mika, from the University of Colorado Boulder, will “introduce the WikiCite Initiative (to build a database of open citations to support free and computational access to bibliographic metadata)… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources

Nov

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NCBI to assist in Virus Hunting Data Science Hackathon January 9-11 at San Diego State University!

Posted by on November 14th, 2018

NCBI has announced the second installment of the SoCal Bioinformatics Hackathon, on January 9-11, 2019, hosted by the Computational Sciences Research Center at San Diego State University (SDSU)! Anyone interested in participating should have experience in computational virus hunting or adjacent fields to identify known, taxonomically-definable and novel viruses from a few hundred thousand metagenomic… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Events

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