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NLM Technical Bulletin
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, Sequence Read Archive Data Status ChangeEarlier this year, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), introduced the GenBank and SRA Data Processing webpage to provide more information on how genomic sequence data are submitted, processed, and made publicly available in these databases. NCBI also shared its intention to re-review requests for status […]
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, Updated Guidance for Reporting Publication Changes to MEDLINE and PubMed Central (PMC) JournalsNLM reviews hundreds of applications annually to select new journals for inclusion in MEDLINE and PubMed Central (PMC), the two primary components of PubMed. Once added to MEDLINE or PMC, NLM expects a journal and publisher to continue to meet NLM's standards for the NLM Collection and notify NLM of any changes that may impact […]
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, Join NLM and Medical Library Association (MLA) Leaders for a Fireside Chat on March 22The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Medical Library Association (MLA) have a longstanding collaborative relationship to improve public health and advance medical progress by providing access to biomedical and health information resources for researchers, healthcare professionals, and the public.
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, PubMed Update: Usability Improvement to Search Results Display for Citations with Lengthy Author ListsPubMed has been updated to streamline the display of lengthy author lists in search results. When viewing search results in the Summary display format, author lists are now truncated after 1,200 characters followed by an ellipsis (…) and a link to "See abstract for full author list" (Figure 1). In practice, this change applies to […]
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, RxNorm March 2023 Monthly ReleaseThe RxNorm March 2023 monthly release became available on Monday, March 6, 2023 and there are no major changes to report.
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, March 2023 SNOMED CT US Edition Available for DownloadThe National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the March 2023 US Edition of SNOMED CT is available for download. This release contains 398 new active concepts specific to the US Extension. The March 2023 US Edition of SNOMED CT is based on the content published in the December 2022 SNOMED CT International […]
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, Standardize Your Research with the NIH Common Data Element RepositoryThrough live demonstrations and hands-on exercises, this course will introduce you to common data elements (CDEs) and the NIH Common Data Element Repository (CDE-R). The course begins with an in-depth introduction to what CDEs are and examples of how researchers are already using them. Then, you’ll see how to search the repository and practice searching […]
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2023, February 2023 SNOMED CT International Edition Available for DownloadThe National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the February 2023 International Edition of SNOMED CT is available for download.
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2023, New Enhancements to PMC Website, Legacy View Will No Longer Be Available Effective Mid-March 2023You asked, we listened! Since the launch of the updated PubMed Central (PMC) website in March 2022, we responded to your feedback by making several improvements to help you better access PMC. These updates, numbered in Figure 1, include:
- NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2023, Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Changes and PubMed Searching: Free On-Demand CourseEvery year, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, added, or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts?