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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) wants to ensure that results retrieved using the PubMed search “Best Match” ranking algorithm provide access to citations of all relevant literature. To this end, they are hosting a virtual codeathon, Investigating Accurate and Equitable Representation in PubMed Search Results, and invite you to apply by February 28th! This… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides ready-made PowerPoint presentations, tutorials, and handouts for librarians and researchers who teach PubMed. As your 2022 calendar fills with instruction session requests, consider incorporating these resources into your classes and research guides. PowerPoint Presentations Introduction to PubMed (download slides) is a 45-minute presentation with speaker notes, introducing new… Read More »
The Pacific Northwest Chapter/ Medical Library Association (PNCMLA) hosted a virtual conference November 4-5, 2021. At the conference, I presented with Andrew Hamilton (Oregon Health & Science University) and Diana Louden (University of Washington) on searching MEDLINE in PubMed, EBSCO, and Ovid. The presentation included and overview of MEDLINE and tips on searching in each… Read More »
The Clinical Queries search in PubMed provides a way to quickly locate clinical studies. Clinical Queries was recently updated and now retrieves results for two searches: Clinical Studies and COVID-19 Articles. Locating Clinical Queries The Clinical Queries search is available from the PubMed homepage, under the “Find” icon. How to use Clinical Queries When doing… Read More »
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The new PubMed will be the default for PubMed on or after May 18, 2020 (NLM Technical Bulletin, 16 April 2020). The legacy PubMed homepage is displaying a banner to alert users of the change, and direct users to the New PubMed Transition FAQs. NLM and NNLM have many resources to help PubMed users learn… Read More »