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Research data lost to the sands of time

Posted by on December 20th, 2013 0 comments

A study published online yesterday in Current Biology found that the availability of research study data diminishes with each passing year following study publication.  The authors, from the University of British Columbia, looked at 516 articles published between 1991 and 2011 and first attempted to locate the e-mail addresses of study authors and contact them.  For… Read More »

Posted in: Technology



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PubMed Commons Project

Posted by on December 19th, 2013 0 comments

PubMed Commons, a new feature of PubMed which allows commenting on articles, is now live. All authors of publications cited in PubMed are eligible to participate. They can comment on any article in PubMed, rate the helpfulness of comments, and invite other authors cited in PubMed to join. Links to other articles can be embedded… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Training & Education



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Funding Opportunity: ALA Online Workshop – Getting Started with Open Access

Posted by on December 18th, 2013 0 comments

The American Library Association presents a 90-minute online workshop,Getting Started with Open Access: http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10848. Workshop instructors will provide you with tools, techniques, and advice on how to successfully engage with emerging open publishing practices in your own library. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) will offer funding for group… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education



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RML Rendezvous webcast: Public Health Information Access Project

Posted by on December 13th, 2013 0 comments

Public Health Information Access Project – December 18, 2013 at 1 PM Pacific (noon Alaska 2 PM Mountain) On-site libraries rarely exist in state Public Health Departments (PHDs) or Local PHD units hindering work performance and evidence-based practice.  An innovative business model supports public health initiatives, improved competencies, sustainable partnerships, and optimizes access to the scientific… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education



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Funding Opportunity: Research 101: Formulating a Research Plan Through Collaboration

Posted by on December 2nd, 2013 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for sites around the region to host the upcoming Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education webcast on Wednesday, December 11, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time: Research versus research: Sometimes the Little r Is All… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education

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