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News Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on August 26th, 2016

The National Library of Medicine releases new tools and updated resources on a regular basis. To easily find the latest highlights on these updates, NLM offers a number of news feeds, blogs, bulletins, and social media accounts, including: News from Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division: Learn about the latest updates from Outreach and Special Populations Branch,… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, NLM Resources, Social networking

Aug

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NLM 4 Caregivers Project

Posted by on August 4th, 2016

The project NLM 4 Caregivers is designed to increase awareness of NLM resources among family caregivers who actively seek health information online using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and listservs, for discussing and exploring health issues. NLM 4 Caregivers discusses a wide variety of resources for searching and managing medications, such as… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Social networking

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

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