An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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The NCBI handbook, 2nd edition.

Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2013.

"The National Center for Biotechnology Information (), a division of the National Library of Medicine () at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, is a leader in the field of ; it studies computational approaches to fundamental questions in biology and provides online delivery of biomedical information and bioinformatics tools. NCBI hosts approximately 40 online literature and molecular biology databases—including PubMed, PubMed Central, and GenBank—that serve millions of users around the world. The second edition of the NCBI Handbook, released in November 2013 in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of NCBI, aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the breadth of informatics resources at NCBI, and an in-depth account of the scope, data, infrastructure, processing, and access for each major  or resource. The databases and resources are organized here into seven concept areas: literature, genomes, variation, health, genes and , nucleotide, proteins, and small molecules and biological assays. Three additional categories encompass tools, infrastructure, and metadata. Each concept area begins with an overview chapter that provides a contextual framework for the resources discussed under that concept; the overview is followed by separate chapters that cover individual databases or resources.

"As with the first edition, The  Handbook 2nd Edition is geared towards advanced users of NCBI resources to provide an understanding of how  resources at NCBI work. It is not a step-by-step user manual but complements NCBI user guides, tutorials, help information, and other existing documentation. It is our intent that the handbook will reflect, to the extent possible, the current state of databases, resources, and tools at NCBI, with information updated periodically."

Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Institutional Medical Libraries, Histories of, Biomedical Informatics, DIGITAL RESOURCES