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Feb

22

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New Look for NLM Search Engine Results Display!

Posted by on February 22nd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has just released a new design for its main Web site search engine results page. The new design is responsive and is a result of usability testing, analytics, and user feedback. Searches for health topics will feature a MedlinePlus result on the right side of the screen. Search results from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

08

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Recording for “NN/LM Resource Picks: PubMed Update” Webinar Now Available!

Posted by on February 8th, 2017 0 comments

The archived recording of the January 25 session for the NN/LM collaborative webinar series, NN/LM Resource Picks, is available. The topic was PubMed Update with Katherine Majewski, from the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLARS Management Section, Bibliographic Services Division. View the webinar by clicking on the YouTube video player below. Note: To switch to full… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NLM Resources, PubMed

Feb

01

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Coming Soon: Updated Algorithm for PubMed Best Match Sort Order

Posted by on February 1st, 2017 0 comments

An enhanced relevance algorithm for the “Best Match” sort order is coming to PubMed. The new algorithm incorporates machine learning to re-rank the top articles returned for improved relevance. The standard PubMed Best Match sort is based on a weighted term frequency algorithm. This approach calculates the frequency with which terms appear in PubMed records…. Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Jan

17

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Registration Available for the February/March 2017 NLM Webinar Series: “Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed”

Posted by on January 17th, 2017 0 comments

Beginning February 21, 2017, the National Library of Medicine will present the three-part Webinar series, Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed. This series of workshops will introduce new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of… Read More »

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

Jan

09

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NNLM Training Office Upcoming Classes: PubMed for Librarians Series, 2017 MeSH Highlights, Classroom Assessment on the Fly, and Discovering TOXNET

Posted by on January 9th, 2017 0 comments

There are several class offerings coming up from the NNLM Training Office (NTO). Class details and registration links are available in the NLM Technical Bulletin, or you can visit Training Opportunities to see a schedule of classes that are open to all regions. PubMed® for Librarians Series: Six Classes Sessions on January 19 and 25;… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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