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May

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NCBI Launches New Twitter Feed for NCBI Bookshelf Announcements

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016

NCBI has a new Twitter feed, @ncbibooks, to announce new books and documents available on the NCBI Bookshelf. An online resource providing free access to the full text of books and documents in life sciences and health care, the Bookshelf currently provides access to over 4,500 titles. The Bookshelf is continuously expanding with new materials… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NCBI, News & Reports, NLM Resources, Social networking

Dec

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Measuring What Matters in Your Social Media Strategy

Posted by on December 3rd, 2015

We’re all trying to find ways to improve evaluation of our social media efforts. It’s fun to count the number of retweets and “likes.” But are these numbers meaningful? A recent program at the American Evaluation Association Conference in Chicago, “Do Likes Save Lives? Measuring What Really Matters in Social Media and Digital Advocacy Efforts,” presented… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Social networking

Nov

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Structured Abstracts in MEDLINE: Newly Identified and Mapped Labels Available

Posted by on November 3rd, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated its list of structured abstract labels. This updated list, along with the NLM-assigned broader category mappings, can be downloaded for free from the Structured Abstracts resource page which also provides NLM guidelines and other background information to assist licensees or researchers. A grand total of 4,702 citations… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools, Social networking

Nov

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NIH Observes National Native American Heritage Month in November

Posted by on November 3rd, 2015

November is National Native American Heritage Month (NNAHM), a time to recognize the accomplishments of this country’s first inhabitants. As the early inhabitants of this land, the native peoples of North America have their own tribal orientations, language origins, and cultural histories. Today, many healing techniques that are practiced have been adopted from traditions that… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, Public Health, Social networking

Oct

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New Videos Available on the NCBI YouTube Channel

Posted by on October 19th, 2015

Two new three-minute videos on the NCBI YouTube channel will provide information about how to view track sets in all of the NCBI genome browsers and Sequence Viewer displays and how to store and share custom sets of tracks in track collections. NCBI Recommended Tracks presents track sets, which allow you to instantly tailor your… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Education & Training, NCBI, Social networking

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