Sage Research Methods database now available

Sage Research Methods  (SRM) database is now available.  It contains over 700 books, encyclopedias, articles, & videos on social science research methods, including the "Little Green Books" series, Qualitative Applications in the Social Sciences, & the "Little Blue Books" series, Qualitative Research Methods.  Because SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used by researchers in a … Continue reading Sage Research Methods database now available

EndNote Basic: A new name for EndNote Web & it’s free

Many of you are familiar with EndNote Web, the web-based version of the popular desktop citation management program.  The name of the program has changed to EndNote Basic, & it is now free to use.  This will make it easier for you to collaborate with colleagues if you use EndNote.  Note that storage & access to databases are limited, as are the … Continue reading EndNote Basic: A new name for EndNote Web & it’s free

New web site for USHIK database

The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) is an on-line, publicly accessible registry and repository of healthcare-related data, metadata and standards. USHIK is funded and directed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with management support in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The web site was recently redesigned for clarity and … Continue reading New web site for USHIK database

RePORTERTOX subfile replaces CRISP subfile in NLM TOXNET version of TOXLINE

National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXLINE users will notice that their searches no longer include records from the CRISP subfile. The CRISP subfile of toxicology-related research projects has been removed from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET version of TOXLINE and replaced with RePORTERTOX. TOXLINE now provides access to projects from the NIH RePORTER system (http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm), … Continue reading RePORTERTOX subfile replaces CRISP subfile in NLM TOXNET version of TOXLINE

CRISP data now available through NIH RePORTER

From NLM/TOXNET: The CRISP sub-file of toxicology-related research projects has been removed from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET version of TOXLINE.   (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?TOXLINE)  NLM will now pull these projects directly from the NIH RePORTER system (http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm), a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions, maintained by the … Continue reading CRISP data now available through NIH RePORTER

Changes to My NCBI Saved Searches

The My NCBI Saved Search Settings page has been modified to let you edit search terms.You can change the search in the "Search terms" box, and then click the "Test search terms" link to check the search in PubMed before saving your edited search.Click the "Save" button after you make any changes to the search name, search terms, … Continue reading Changes to My NCBI Saved Searches

TOXMAP and TOXNET now include 2011 EPA Toxics Release Inventory data (TRI)

From the National Library of Medicine: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET TRI and TOXMAP now include the 2011Toxics Release Inventory data, the most current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data available. The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), a resource of the EPA, is a set of publicly available databases containing information on releases of specific toxic chemicals and their management as … Continue reading TOXMAP and TOXNET now include 2011 EPA Toxics Release Inventory data (TRI)

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse Measures Matrix

The National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) is a public resource for evidence-based quality measures and measure sets.  You can find different types of quality measures  by topics (linked to a particular term derived from the U.S. National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), organization, national quality strategy, among others); expert commentary on guidelines and measures; … Continue reading National Quality Measures Clearinghouse Measures Matrix