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NLM Gateway Update, MLA 2008

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Gateway Update: MLA 2008

Gateway Update

MLA 2008

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What is the NLM Gateway?

What is the NLM Gateway?

  • A web based system in which the user can search simultaneously in multiple retrieval systems at NLM from a single web interface
  • Currently searches 23 collections

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Busy Year...

Busy year …

  •   Usability testing
  •   Interface redesign
  •   Access to more data

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Gateway Usability

Gateway Usability                  

  • Designed and conducted usability study
  • Analyzed the test results
  • Implemented the redesign project


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New in the Gateway

New in the Gateway

  Redesigned interface

  • New look / improved usability
  • Search box access and use improved
  • Enhanced presentation of results summary
  • Simpler access to Gateway functions
  • Cleaner features bar
  • Documentation reviewed and enhanced

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New in the Gateway

New in the Gateway

  • Redesigned interface
  • Images from the History of Medicine available through NLM Catalog collection
  • New HSR meeting abstracts
    •  3rd Health Technology Assessment International Meeting
    •  Two (2) AcademyHealth meetings

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Ongoing Developments

Ongoing Developments

  • Annual Year End Processing
  • Periodic updates
    • Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
    • HSRProject data
  • AIDS Meeting Abstracts retro project

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System Demonstration

System Demonstration

Now for a Gateway system demonstration

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NLM Gateway Home Page

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Main results sreen

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Results from Genetics Home Reference
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Genetics Home Reference page on Early-onset glaucoma

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Gateway sidebar showing Health Topics under Consumer Health
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MedlinePlus Health Topics results page

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MedlinePlus Glaucoma page

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MedlinePlus Glaucoma page: Start Here section

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MedlinePlus en espanol

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MedlinePlus en espanol Glaucoma page

Slide 29 results

Slide 30 results

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ClinicalTrials record for glaucoma study

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ClinicalTrials record for glaucoma study (surgery)

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Profiles in science results for glaucoma

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Profiles in Science page on Mary Lasker Papers

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Section of Mary Lasker papers from Profiles in Science

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NLM Gateway results for glaucoma early detection

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NLM Catalog results for glaucoma early detection

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NLM Catalog results for glaucoma early detection

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NLM Catalog display of tonograph record
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Image of tonograph from History of Medicine collection

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NLM Gateway page, pointing out link to Home

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NLM Gateway home page, pointing out link to Term Finder

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NLM Gateway Term Finder

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Term Finder display for Vaccination concept

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MeSH Tree display for Immunization

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Immunization concept record in Term Finder

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NLM Gateway search for Immunization [MeSH]

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NLM Gateway results page for Immunization [MeSH]

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HSRProj results for Immunization [MeSH]

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Select Fields option under Limits/Settings

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Select Fields options for HSRProj

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Close-up of field selections for HSRProj

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HSRProj results with modified field settings

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More HSRProj results

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Results display, showing link to Download at bottom of screen

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Download options page

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Expanded record from HSRProj

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More on expanded record display

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Expanded record display, pointing out link to E-mail at bottom of screen

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Send via e-mail options page

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Confirmation message for e-mail sent

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Highlight of author's name from display

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Search of Fuddy L [au] in Gateway

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Results for search of Fuddy L [au]

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Page from online version of Pediatrics

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PubMed results display
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Results display from PubMed, showing link to full text at producer site

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NLM Gateway home page

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Coming Soon

Coming Soon

  •  PubMed Central
  •  Further Gateway enhancements

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  • Questions?
  • Comments?
  • Suggestions?

Last Reviewed: June 3, 2008