Scopus interface changing February 1

Changes are coming to the interface of Scopus that will streamline your workflow by optimizing the interface for core uses. One important change is that the interface becomes more action driven:  when you select certain results to work with (e.g. for refinement, citation analysis or to export references), the action buttons or links will become … Continue reading Scopus interface changing February 1

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

Quandl: A new tool for datasets

Quandl is a new way to find & use data on the internet.   Quandl has indexed millions of time-series datasets--all open & free-- from over 400 sources. Download a Quandl dataset in any format that you want. Visualize, save, share, authenticate, validate, upload, index, merge, & and transform data. Here's an example of data on infanct mortality in Haiti, from … Continue reading Quandl: A new tool for datasets

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 (, … Continue reading RePORTERTOX subfile replaces CRISP subfile in NLM TOXNET version of TOXLINE

New dietary supplement label database

From the National Institutes of Health: Researchers, health care providers, and consumers can now investigate the ingredients listed on the labels of about 18,000 (and growing) dietary supplements. The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is available free of charge. It is hosted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is the result of collaboration … Continue reading New dietary supplement label database

REMM updated

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS), has released a major new versions of the Radiation Emergency Medical Management web site and Mobile REMMapp. Important changes are listed below. Creation of REMM Multimedia Library REMM YouTube channel: 4 new videos uploaded Improved REMM bibliography Updated Prototype for Medical Orders New sections for "Other … Continue reading REMM updated

WebEase – Online epilepsy self managment tool

From the CDC's Prevention Research Center Update: Emory University Prevention Research Center (PRC) researcher Colleen DiIorio, PhD, has retired happy. She had delayed her retirement as a professor at Emory University in Atlanta so she could help finalize the launch of WebEase© (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education), an epilepsy self-management program that she and Emory … Continue reading WebEase – Online epilepsy self managment tool

Cochrane/EBM Reviews transitioning to new interface

Beginning October 22, the Cochrane/EBM Reviews, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, will transition from Ovid (UM-MEDSEARCH) to the Wiley interface.  The same Cochrane resources will be available from Wiley, the provider of the full Cochrane Library content. The change will be completed by November 1. To access the Cochrane resources through Wiley follow this link: reading Cochrane/EBM Reviews transitioning to new interface