The Cochrane Library and ERMED

The Cochrane Library and ERMED

1. The Cochrane Library has six databases. Many tend to think that the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the Cochrane Library are the same. In addition to Systmatic Reviews, the Library has five other databases - DARE - which has abstracts of "Other systematic reviews", CENTRAL - the database of clinical trials, COCHRANE METHODOLOGY REGISTER - the database of "Methods Studies", HTAD - for Technnology Assessments, and the NHSEED - for Economic Evaluations. Each of them is a resource for Evidence of different levels. 2. ERMED - an initiative by the National Medical Library - New Delhi. ERMED - an acronym…
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PubMed Redesign

PubMed Redesign

1. PubMed Redesign. In the end of October 2009, PubMed - one of the worlds largest indexes to peer reviewed medical journals, underwent a complete redesign. The new interface was launched with the objective of introducing an "easier to use" interface, while promoting scientific discovery. (More details in the NLM Technical Bulletin). Our observations have been that while certain features are better, there are some utilities that need more clicks in the new interface! We have updated our manuals and presentations, and participants of our recent programs have been really happy that our programs have made it much easier for them to use the…
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