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Unsolved problems in medical informatics: a lecture

Dr. Donald A. B. Lindberg will give this year’s Reed M. Gardner Lecture on the topic of “Unsolved Problems in Medical Informatics” on Thursday, 3/22/12 at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium, beginning with a meet-n-greet at 3:30 pm.

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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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Eccles Library is hiring

Eccles Library was recently awarded a five-year contract to host the National Library of Medicine’s National Training Center (NTC). Our own Sharon Dennis worked long and hard to put together a successful proposal, and will now lead the effort to make this a reality. We are currently hiring for a Trainer / Curriculum and Content […]

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Eccles Library enters “NLM and You” video contest

This past March the U.S. National Library of Medicine sponsored a video contest to help promote awareness of the excellent resources it offers by creating “original short videos which promote awareness of these products and services.” A team from Eccles Library created a 50-second video promoting MedlinePlus, which was scripted, filmed, edited and submitted in […]

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Reflecting on professional development

As reported on the MidContinental Region News blog: Tune in Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9am MT, 1-am CT, as Professional Development Award winner, Lenora Kinzie presents. Lenora received funding from the NN/LM MCR to attend Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians at Dartmouth College in August 2010. She will share […]

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MeSH turns 50

MeSH, the NLM’s controlled vocabulary thesaurus, turns 50 in November. Watch the video cast by Robert Braude, PhD, on “The impact of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) vocabulary on access to biomedical information.”

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Funding support tags on NLM website

The National Library of Medicine has updated its web page that explains “the various research funding support tags that are searchable in PubMed.”

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Free distance education resources

The National Library of Medicine has posted more than four hours of video presentations from MLA 2010 on its website — all for free! The MCR News blog offers a short list of the latest additions, and you can find the entire list on the NLM website under “Distance Education Program Resources.” Check it out!

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