Short Course on Statistical Computing using Epi Info

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is organizing a Short Course on “Statistical Computing” from 23rd – 25th May 2018.  This course will cover concepts of Data Management and Biostatistical Analysis using Epi Info software. Epi Info 7 is an open source software that enables creation of easy data entry forms, database construction, customized data entry and […]

Researcher and Author Profiles: Opportunities, Advantages, and Limitations.

Gasparyan AY, Nurmashev B, Yessirkepov M, Endovitskiy DA, Voronov AA, Kitas GD. Researcher and author profiles: opportunities, advantages, and limitations. Journal of Korean medical science. 2017 Nov 1;32(11):1749-56. Have you often found yourself wondering- “Are the online platforms I use for getting information all very similar, or are they different?” For instance, how do you […]

Online access to health information resources in India, what more should we be doing?

My two recent posts – Literature searching and the ideal researcher, and Country wide access to databases / journals: an urgent need both brought in several comments and I thank every reader for these. We will be compiling the comments to see how we should move ahead. I am also happy to add that since my last posts, […]

Short Courses on Biostatistics

Thirty-seventh Short Course in Biostatistics The Biostatistics Resource and Training Center, Department of Biostatistics at Christian Medical College, Vellore is organizing series of its thirty-seventh Short courses in Biostatistics from May 28 – June 7, 2018 at CMC Vellore. These courses are mainly designed to train researchers to competently handle and analyze health/medical data. These […]

NLM: An integral part of the NIH since 1968: A Brief History of its Inception

  If you have used PubMed, and taken a wee bit of trouble to look at the left side of the search box, you may have noticed the PubMed logo followed by the words: US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. The NLM is where the whole PubMed database is compiled.  Let us […]