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April 18, 2010

Searching PubMed: An Online Session

Search Clinic: Building a PubMed® Search

A thirty-minute online search clinic will be presented by the NLM® via Adobe® Connect™ on Tuesday, April 20 at 1:00 pm ET. The presentation will cover the mechanics of the PubMed Search Builder page and how to use search tags.

For more information and access to the clinic, go to: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/clinics/build.html. The clinic will be recorded and available for viewing at this address. Please note that, due to technical limitations, there is a maximum capacity of 300 participants permitted.

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April 14, 2010

Enriching Scholarship Registration Open NOW!

Registration is open for Enriching Scholarship. Information about ES10 is at:


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April 11, 2010

Book Citations Added to PubMed; Display Changes

Book Citations Added to PubMed® and Changes to Displays

[Editor's note: These changes were implemented in PubMed on April 6, 2010.]

PubMed will soon be enhanced to begin including citations for a subset of books available on the NCBI Bookshelf. The first books to be added are, GeneReviews and Essentials of Glycobiology. A citation will be included for both the book and each chapter or section of the book.
Summary Display Changes

In order to accommodate the book and book chapter citations, the PubMed Summary display will also be modified. PubMed citations may include one of the set of labels and links outlined below. The Related articles link will also be renamed to Related citations.

New copper-colored labels (Books & Documents, Free PMC Article, and Free Article) provide users with a quick and easy way to scan the Summary display to find text that is freely available. The blue Free text links display for PubMed Central articles and Bookshelf items (see Figure 1) and, when clicked, open a new browser page with full text. When Free Article is displayed, use the title link to the Abstract format to find a publisher icon link to full text.


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