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Table of Contents: 2014 MAY–JUNE No. 398


UMLS 2014AA Release Available

Wilder V. UMLS 2014AA Release Available. NLM Tech Bull. 2014 May-Jun;(398):e5.

2014 May 12 [posted]

The 2014AA release of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Knowledge Sources is available for download as of May 12, 2014.

In the new UMLS Release there are:

Data Changes

Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes (LOINC)

Release Information
For more information about the release, see the What's New and Updated Sources sections of the Release Documentation. Additional release statistics are published on the UMLS Web site.

To access the UMLS Release files, you must have an active UMLS Metathesaurus License and a valid UMLS Terminology Services (UTS) account. You will be prompted for your UTS username and password when downloading the files.

Additional information regarding the UMLS is available on the UMLS homepage. New users are encouraged to take the UMLS Basics Tutorial and to explore the new UMLS Quick Start Guide, training materials and other information on the New Users' homepage.

Source Release Documentation
2014 Source Release Documentation Web pages will be published following the release.

By Victoria Wilder
MEDLARS Management Section

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