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Jun

09

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NIH Launches Preprint Pilot to Expand Discovery of NIH-Funded Research

Posted by on June 9th, 2020 Tags: , , ,

The National Institutes of Health is launching the first phase of a pilot project designed to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research searchable in PubMed Central (PMC), a widely-used digital archive of full-text articles and, by extension, discoverable in PubMed, a database containing more than 30 million citations and abstracts of… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

Jun

05

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New Tutorial Available: Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice!

Posted by on June 5th, 2020 Tags:

The Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice tutorial is available now from the PubMed Online Training page on the NLM Web site. This tutorial was created to help clinicians, including nurses and allied health professionals, develop a clinical question using the PICO framework and efficiently find relevant biomedical literature using PubMed. The tutorial was designed to… Read More »

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

Apr

20

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New Search Interface Launched for WHO COVID-19 Database

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Tags: ,

The World Health Organization is gathering the latest international multilingual scientific findings and knowledge on COVID-19 into a database, which has been available since January 26. A more powerful search interface was just launched on April 14. The majority of citations referenced are published journal articles. The global literature cited in the WHO COVID-19 database… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Apr

13

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More New MeSH Supplementary Concept Records for COVID-19

Posted by on April 13th, 2020 Tags: ,

In March 2020, five new Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Supplementary Concept Records (SCR Class 2-Protocol) were added to the 2020 MeSH Browser in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 diagnostic testing COVID-19 drug treatment COVID-19 serotherapy COVID-19 vaccine LAMP assay These SCRs first appeared in the MeSH export files available on March 26 and March… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

Apr

13

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NLM Webinar on May 8: Preprints in PubMed Central

Posted by on April 13th, 2020 Tags: ,

Preprints—scholarly manuscripts posted by the author(s) to openly accessible platforms, usually before peer review—are gaining increased attention as a means for rapid dissemination of scientific research results. NLM is preparing to launch a pilot project to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research available via PubMed Central. Lessons learned from the pilot… Read More »

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

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