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Mapping of medical acronyms and initialisms to Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) across selected systems
(Medical Library Association, 2006-10)
INTRODUCTION: Given the common use of acronyms and initialisms in the health sciences, searchers may be entering these abbreviated terms rather than full phrases when searching online systems. The purpose of this study is ...
MEDLINE SDI services: how do they compare?
(Medical Library Association, 2003-10)
INTRODUCTION: Selective dissemination of information (SDI) services regularly alert users to new information on their chosen topics. This type of service can increase a user's ability to keep current and may have a positive ...
Variations in Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) mapping: from the natural language of patron terms to the controlled vocabulary of mapped lists
(Medical Library Association, 2002-04)
OBJECTIVES: This study compared the mapping of natural language patron terms to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) across six MeSH interfaces for the MEDLINE database. METHODS: Test data were obtained from search requests ...
Proposed changes to the United States Medical Licensing Examination: impact on curricula and libraries.
(Medical Library Association, 2010-01)
Comparing test searches in PubMed and Google Scholar
(Medical Library Association, 2007-10)
Online journals' impact on the citation patterns of medical faculty
Purpose: The purpose was to determine the impact of online journals on the citation patterns of medical faculty. This study looked at whether researchers were more likely to limit the resources they consulted and cited to ...
Examining the Impact of the National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy on the Citation Rates of Journal Articles
(Public Library of Science, 2015-10-08)
Purpose: To examine whether National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded articles that were archived in PubMed Central (PMC) after the release of the 2008 NIH Public Access Policy show greater scholarly impact than comparable ...