December 5, 2020

Let’s Welcome the New PubMed Filters Sidebar

The NLM (National Library of Medicine) Technical Bulletin provides a screenshot rich article about a change (a good one) made to search results pages. The “limits” page has been replaced with a new filter sidebar that’s similar to what many other search tools offer. You can access the complete article here.

MEDLINE/PubMed: List of Serials Indexed for Online Users, 2012 Now Available in XML

From the NLM Technical Bulletin: The List of Serials Indexed for Online Users (LSIOU), 2012 edition, is now available in XML format. he 2012 edition contains 14,417 serial titles, including titles currently indexed for MEDLINE as well as titles indexed over time which have ceased or changed titles, listed alphabetically by the journal title abbreviation. […]

New Document from NIH: Public Access Policy Implications

Direct to Document (2 pages; PDF) Sections Include: What is At Stake Under the Public Access Policy Support from the Publishers No Harm to Publishers in Evident PubMed Central (PMC) Key Facts About PMC See Also: Training/Communications from NI Public Access Policy Web Site See Also: Alliance For Taxpayer Access

Statistics: NLM Updates MEDLINE Indicators With FY2011 Numbers

Direct to Medline Indicators Page Here’s a Selection of Statistics About MEDLINE During FY2011: Citations Indexed for MEDLINE: 724,831 (Up 4% vs. 2010) MEDLINE/PubMed Searches: 1.8 Million (Up 13% vs. 2010) Journal Titles in MEDLINE: 5,559 (Up 1% vs. 2010) Citations Received Electronically via XML: 774,803 (Up 12% vs. 2010) Retraction Notices: 267 (Up 21%  […]

New Research Article: "Why Not Just Google It? An Assessment of Information Literacy Skills in a Biomedical Science Curriculum"

This new open access article appears in BMC Medical Education 2011, 11:17 (25 April 2011). Co-Authors: Karl Kingsley, Gillian M Galbraith, Matthew Herring, Eva Stowers, Tanis Stewart and Karla V Kingsley From the Abstract: Background Few issues in higher education are as fundamental as the ability to search for, evaluate, and synthesize information. The need […]

New: NLM Releases Mobile Web Interface to PubMed (Beta)

From NLM Tech Bulletin: The PubMed Mobile Beta provides a simplified mobile friendly Web interface to access PubMed. PubMed Mobile includes the same basic search functionality and content as Standard PubMed; that is, all search terms and fields work similarly. You can access the PubMed Mobile Web interface from the National Library of Medicine web […]