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New Scripts for Automating UMLS and RxNorm Downloads

New Scripts for Automating UMLS and RxNorm Downloads. NLM Tech Bull. 2013 Jul-Aug;(393):b5.

2013 October 17 [posted]

UMLS and RxNorm users may now automate downloads by utilizing the newly released downloads script.  Combine the script with a scheduling tool to fully automate your downloads.  The scripts support Windows®, Mac, Linus, and Solaris operating systems.

Download the scripts and README zip file with instructions from

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