Webinar Sagas – Coping with technological and pandemic challenges in 2020!

With the advent of the lockdown, between May 2020 and today I have been invited to do a number of webinars. Six to be exact, till date. In the earlier days I had done about two or three over some years. They were sponsored by the industry and done with the involvement of professional camera […]

Literature searching – this article gave us a sense of deja vu!

Measures of Self-Efficacy Among Doctors in Conducting an Online Search for Clinical Decision Making Salman Bin Naeem, Rubina Bhatti Health Info Libr J. 2020Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/hir.12289 Recently we came across an article written in Pakistan, about the ability and level of confidence among doctors in conducting an online search. Reading it gave us a sense of deja […]

Single Citation Matcher & the New PubMed

The New PubMed was launched late last year (2019). It became the default in May 2020. The old PubMed (now called the legacy PubMed) is still available at https://pmlegacy.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ and is likely to be available till at least end Sep 2020. Many people want to know how the new PubMed is different – apart from […]

A New PubMed calls for New Online Courses

We once again needed a break – as we finalized our new online courses. But YES – here they are! Our brand new site for our courses – www.qmedcourses.in has been up for about three weeks. We have three courses: Introduction to Resources and Literature Searching:This one is targetted at students and new residents, but […]

After a break and more – Duplicates in Reference Managers

Sorry folks! Our blogging activity was down for most of March and April 2020. We had to do a lot of planning for the lockdown and once we started working from home, there was a lot of adaptation to do as well. I hope everyone reading this is keeping well and safe. We have all […]