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Search engines and usability for finding medical information online: a new study

Search engines may be good places for people with adequate or better information literacy skills, but what of the majority of the population that has low health literacy?

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New look for STAT!Ref

The evidence-based e-resource STAT!Ref offered through the library’s website has a new user-interface. We invite our readers to try it and comment.

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PubMed Central facelift

As reported Friday in the NLM Technical Bulletin, PubMed Central has an updated user interface. Specific improvements include: A revamped homepage, which offers better navigation through the site as well as direct access to resources such as the Users’ Guide and NIH Public Access information Redesigned Advanced Search and Limits pages An updated search results […]

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NCBI Classes Available

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is hosting two NCBI classes in the coming week. Peter Cooper from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) will be presenting BLAST and Genomes Updates. Peter will present these two sessions via Adobe Connect. Please join us in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 3100B. There […]

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Library Catalog upgrade, May 26 – June 2

Due to upgrading software, the Library Catalog (USEARCH) may be temporarily unavailable May 26 – June 2, 2011. As an alternative, use WorldCat to find items in libraries near you. Please contact us with questions or concerns.

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TOXNET and Beyond

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is hosting  TOXNET and Beyond: Using the National Library of Medicine’s Environmental and Toxicology Portal webinar on Wednesday, June 1 and Friday, June 3. Stephanie Publicker, from Specialized Information Services, will present these two sessions via Adobe Connect. Please join us in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, […]

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New Library Catalog

As part of the University of Utah Libraries, Eccles Health Sciences Library now has a new catalog! With this new search and discovery tool, you will be able to search all University of Utah Libraries: •  J. Willard Marriott Library •  S. J. Quinney Law Library •  Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library •  Emma […]

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PubMed and finding citations

Today’s NLM Technical Bulletin offers a tip for those trying to find a specific citation using PubMed searching. Built into its search engine is a “citation sensor” which can “recognize combinations of search terms that are characteristic of citation searching” and match them to citations. By entering the entire title of a citation you are […]

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New addition to PubMed Central International

In January, PubMed Central Canada was added to PMC International. As explained in the original bulletin: PMC Canada is the result of a three-way collaborative effort by the National Library of Medicine®, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the National Research Council’s Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI). Similar to United […]

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