Category Archives: NLM

New Website for Public Sharing of 3D Print Files

The NIH 3D Print Exchange is a public website for the sharing and editing of biomedical 3D print files. The 3D Print Exchange was launched in June and aims to increase participation in this new field with far-reaching uses, including in medical research. … Continue reading

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Social Media Icons Added to PubMed

Recently social media icons have been added to the abstract display for PubMed citations. This means that sharing PubMed citations via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ is now seamless and as easy as selecting the appropriate icon underneath the citation and abstract.

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Suggestions for Authors Selecting MeSH Descriptors

The National Library of Medicine has recently updated its brief guide helping authors who wish to select MeSH descriptors (terms) as key words for their articles. New to NLM’s suggestions is MeSH on Demand, a tool that can automatically identify relevant MeSH terms … Continue reading

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New Research Tool from NLM: Drug Information Subject Guide

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has recently introduced a new subject guide on Drug Information as part of the Subject Guides on Selected Topics series. The subject guides are intended for use by health professionals, researchers, librarians, students, and others, and … Continue reading

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“Better Health: Evaluating Health Communication” Lecture Series Starts Today

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is hosting a lecture series about health communication.  The first of this five part series is today, March 4th from 3:30 – 5pm. The lecture can be viewed live at http://videocast.nih.gov/ and a video of the … Continue reading

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New NLM genetics resource for teens has patient education potential

GeneEd is a new genetics resource from the National Library of Medicine that is targeted towards high school students and teachers.  The database includes information on a  variety of topics, such as cell biology, top issues in genetics, heredity, DNA forensics, … Continue reading

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Handy Tool: PubMed PMID/PMCID Converter

The PubMed ID (PMID)/PubMed Central ID (PMCID) converter is an easy way obtain an PMID from a PMCID number or vice versa.  This converter can also be used to find the NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) number for those articles that … Continue reading

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